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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

Date Description
06/09/2017

Charles Stegeman and David Allen Wehr June 8, 2017

Charles Stegeman and David Allen Wehr stopped by the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio and previewed the 2017 Sunflower Music Festival by performing Beethoven's Sonata for violin and piano in G major. The festival runs from June 9-17 at White Concert Hall at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.
06/02/2017

Gerard Schwarz: Behind the Baton, part 1

Conductor Laureate of the Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz, has written a new book about his experiences there and at the many other orchestras he has led. Michael Keelan talked with him. In part one of this two part discussion, he describes his ideal for the sound of an orchestra, and what makes an ensemble great, as well as delving into the unsung responsibilities of a music director.
06/02/2017

Gerard Schwarz: Behind the Baton, part 2

Conductor Laureate of the Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz, made the orchestra world-class during his tenure. Michael Keelan talked with him about his new book, Behind the Baton. In part two of this two part discussion, Schwarz addresses critics and reviews, and the music of Alan Hovhaness, one of the American composers he champions.
05/01/2017

Jennifer Rowley, first-time leading lady at the Metropolitan Opera

Jennifer Rowley will step in for Patricia Racette on the entire run of Cyrano de Bergerac, by Franco Alfano, at the Met in New York. The opera, based on the well-known play by Edmond Rostand, also stars Roberto Alagna. Michael Keelan talks with Rowley about being a Met leading lady, and what might come next for her. Opening night streams live, free, at 6:25 PM Central on Tuesday, May 2 at http://www.metopera.org/stream.aspx ("Continue to full site").
04/28/2017

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein on playing Mozart in Havana

With the recent thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Simone Dinnerstein went to Havana and recorded two Mozart concertos with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra, made up of students and young professional musicians. Michael Keelan talked with her about that and her cadenzas (solo sections) in Concerto No. 21.
04/21/2017

Bach Aria Soloists April 20, 2017

The Bach Aria Soloists visited the KPR studio in advance of their concert April 22.
04/17/2017

Bass Scott Conner on singing Strauss at the Met

Olathe-born bass Scott Conner has risen rapidly in the international opera world. This month and next, he appears at the Metropolitan Opera in New York with Renee Fleming in Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier. Michael Keelan talked with him about the process of preparing. KPR listeners can see and hear him in the May 13 live broadcast from the Met, streamed into movie theaters.
04/14/2017

Cucharada in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio April 11, 2017

In advance of their upcoming CD release dates on April 15th (Lied Center)
03/24/2017

Benjamin Matis, tenor March 22, 2017

Tenor Benjamin Matis joined KU piano division chair Jack Winerock to preview their April 2
03/21/2017

Colin Roust on composer Georges Auric

Before there was Disney, there was Jean Cocteau, and his film "La Belle et la Bête" (Beauty and the Beast). The composer was Georges Auric, who became a major international figure in cinematic scores. Michael Keelan talks with KU professor Colin Roust, who is working on a book about Auric.

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