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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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The Retro Cocktail Hour #714

April 8, 2017 (rebroadcast)

The Retro Cocktail Hour #742

April 1, 2017

The Retro Cocktail Hour #741

March 25, 2017

Benjamin Matis, tenor March 22, 2017

Tenor Benjamin Matis joined KU piano division chair Jack Winerock to preview their April 2

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.

Sky Smeed on Trail Mix March 2, 2017

Sky Smeed was born and raised outside of Chanute, Kansas, in an old one-room schoolhouse his parents bought and turned into a home in the early 1970s. Last year, he sold the country home he built by hand and migrated to Lawrence, Kansas, a place that has provided a non-stop supply of creativity, community and culture, and began settling in to an old fixer-upper on the north side of the Kaw River.

Mei-Chun Chen, viola March 17, 2017

​ Mei-Chun Chen is the viola soloist for the Topeka Symphony's March 18 concert. She is featured in William Walton's viola concerto, and played the first two movements of the concerto live in the KPR studio, with pianist Erik Lawrence. Michael Keelan talked with her about viola concertos, and with guest conductor Brian Stone about the rest of the program, including Stravinsky and Theofanidis.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #740

March 18, 2017

Songs From Ireland: Carswell & Hope and Ashley Davis

Nick Carswell, his band Carswell & Hope and Ashley Davis join Bob McWilliams on Trail Mix to talk about their pre-St. Patrick's Day concert at Liberty Hall: ​Songs from Ireland.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #739

March 11, 2017


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