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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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The Wires in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio - August 9, 2022

Cellist Sascha Groschang and violinist Laurel Morgan Parks played in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio. This classical duo will bring us their latest originals inspired by local art.

Festival Scholars visit KPR to play Grieg, Shostakovich and Brahms

Pictured are Festival Scholars from the 2022 Heartland Chamber Music Festival going on through August 6 in Kansas City at Johnson County Community College in their Midwest Trust Center for the Performing Arts. Violinists Augusta Schubert and Dmitrii Tabala. Violist Victor Diaz. Cellist Cole Leonard. Their free concert is Friday night at 7. Details at

Heartland Chamber Music Festival Scholars in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio August 4, 2022

The Heartland Chamber Music Festival Scholars performed in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio.

Pianist Miles Swaminathan plays Book 1 of Debussy's Preludes in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio July 19, 2022

Pianist Miles Swaminathan has played for us several times. He studies with Dr. Weirich of UMKC and now that he's freshly out of high school at Olathe Northwest, he's going to play for us before heading off to his freshman year of college at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University!

Chat with Ilya Shmukler, the KC pianist back (triumphantly!) from The Van Cliburn Piano Competition

The six finalists in the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition include Ilya Shmukler, who attends Park University’s International Center for Music in Parkville, Missouri. Ilya also wants to thank David Radzynski for his help and encouragement, along with Stan Ioudenitch, Kenny Broberg, Behzod Abduraimov and many others. Listen also to find out what his favorite KC BBQ place is right now!  

Jihyun Oh plays Bach in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio May 25, 2022

Kansas City pianist Jihyun Oh, who is working on her doctorate in music from UMKC, came to KPR to play a few selections she'll feature in her all Bach recital June 4, 1 p.m., at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. Listen as she plays the opening two movements of Bach's Italian Concerto, the opening Fantasy from the Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in d minor, and the first three movements from the Partita No 1 for keyboard.

Topeka Festival Singers Concert 'Stage and Screen' Monday Night, May 16, 2022

White Concert Hall, Washburn University, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. Come at 7 for special surprises! It's a full red carpet experience for you, complete with paparazzi and star interviews.

NAVO live in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio May 6, 2022

Violinist Veronique Mathieu, pianist Paulina Leisring, and mezzo-soprano Liz Pearse performing four pieces by Florence Price. First is The Deserted Garden, and Elf Dance for violin and piano; and then Night, and A Song to the Dark Virgin for alto and piano, all by Florence Price.

Tantalizing Tchaikovsky! Lawrence Community Orchestra concert Saturday Evening, May 7, 2022

Lawrence High School Auditorium 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 7.    Verdi's Overture to The Force of Destiny Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony Tickets available at the door Conducted by Rachel Dirks and Matt Smith.  

Trumpeter Rodney Marsalis Plays Kansas City Friday Night, April 29, 2022

From Bach to Bernstein, this concert effortlessly mixes the classics with the contemporary, invigorated by the excitement and artistry that Marsalis and BAS bring to center stage! Whether playing baroque piccolo trumpet or interpreting works commissioned especially for him, Marsalis’ virtuosity has been enthusiastically hailed around the globe.


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