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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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Lara Downes on Leonard Bernstein

Lara Downes has recorded music for and about Leonard Bernstein, including guest performances from Rhiannon Giddens, Thomas Hampson, Javier Morales-Martinez, and Kevin "K.O." Olusola. Michael Keelan talked with her about "For Lenny."

The Retro Cocktail Hour #722

February 17, 2018 (rebroadcast)

Classics Live 52: Lyric Opera Love Songs


Todd Payne, baritone, live in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio

Baritone Todd Payne visited the studio ahead of his February 10 concert with

Rachel Barton Pine on her recording of Elgar and Bruch

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine is known for her catholic taste in music, performing everything from the standard Romantic concertos to baroque rarities on period equipment. Her new album features the first Bruch concerto, an audience favorite, with the underperformed (and perhaps misunderstood) Elgar concerto. The BBC Symphony is led by Andrew Litton. Michael Keelan talked with Rachel Barton Pine.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #652 (Crime Jazz Special)

February 10, 2018 (rebroadcast)

Classics Live 47: Thomas Aber, reeds, with guitarist Cindy Egger


The Retro Cocktail Hour #770

February 3, 2018

Classics Live 46: Sunflower Music Festival III


The Retro Cocktail Hour #769

January 27, 2018


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