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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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Allegresse and Dahlia March 9, 2017

The trio Allégresse visited the KPR studio to play music by KU faculty composer Kip Haaheim, "Childhood's End." That and other newly written pieces with the Dahlia Trio and others will appear on Saturday's concert at the Lawrence Arts Center at 7:30.

Composer Jake Heggie on opera and song

Jake Heggie is among today's most performed American composers, especially of vocal music. His opera Dead Man Walking is at the KC Lyric Opera March 10 and 12, and KU faculty member Joyce Castle performs a song cycle, Statuesque, that Heggie wrote for her. The concert with other KU faculty is March 12 at 7:30. Michael Keelan talked with Heggie about both pieces and how he crafts his subject matter.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #738

March 4, 2017

Pianist Ben Model February 24, 2017

Pianist Ben Model visited the KPR studios in advance of his performances accompanying some of

The Retro Cocktail Hour #737

February 25, 2017

The Retro Cocktail Hour #736

February 18, 2017

The Retro Cocktail Hour #712

February 11, 2017 (rebroadcast)

Lawrence Community Orchestra THE MARK OF ZORRO!

Saturday night at seven at Liberty Hall -- February 11th 2017 -- the Lawrence Community Orchestra, directed by Matt Smith, will provide live orchestral music to the silent film, starring Douglas Fairbanks -- THE MARK OF ZORRO!     Costume contest starts at 6:30pm, Zorro costumes encouraged, winner will be announced at intermission.  Tickets at the door.    

The Retro Cocktail Hour #735

February 4, 2017

Filmmaker Kiki Wilson on conductor Robert Shaw

Few conductors have inspired such a devoted following as Robert Shaw, who dominated choral conducting in the second half of the twentieth century. Kiki Wilson sang for Shaw and has made a film about him, receiving a Kansas City premiere Feb. 11 at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Michael Keelan spoke with her about her experiences.


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