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All Classical Portland Launches Challenge to Change America’s Playlist

Let’s diversify America’s playlist, together. The Recording Inclusivity Initiative (RII) was created by All Classical Portland, a public radio station based in the Pacific Northwest, in collaboration with N M Bodecker Foundation and Naxos Records. RII seeks to address the gap of classical music composers and musicians from underrepresented communities that make it into the concert hall and onto the airwaves. With your nominations, we will work together to change America’s playlist by producing new high-quality recordings of classical music by underrepresented composers.

Nomination Period: January 13 – February 12, 2021

Listen to the February 6th Where We Live episode in our Audio Archive and get a closer look into this initiative, and the team behind it.

Read more about RII in this article published by Current on February 1st, 2021

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