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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #104

Darius Milhaud - 1892-1974

In this week’s “Classical Music According to Yehuda,” Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss composer Darius Milhaud, hearing a performance of his “The Ox on the Roof” from a recent Close Encounters with Music concert.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri January 4, 2013

"Reinventing Bach" by Paul Elie

In Reinventing Bach, Paul Elie tells the story of how musicians of genius have made Bach’s music new in our time, at once restoring Bach as a universally revered composer and revolutionizing the ways that music figures into our lives.

As a musician in eighteenth-century Germany, Bach was on the technological frontier—restoring organs, inventing instruments, and perfecting the tuning system still in use today.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #101

Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the influence of Gustav Mahler, hearing a Mahler variation on Frere Jacques.

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Arts & Culture
11:45 am
Wed September 12, 2012

World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Rushes at EMPAC

Kris Qua

This Saturday, September 15th at 8pm, the EMPAC Concert Hall in Troy, NY will host the world premiere of Rushes by composer Michael Gordon.

New York City-based Michael Gordon, composer and founder of the iconic new music organization Bang on a Can, wraps up a recording residency with the performance of this brand new work for seven bassoons.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Fri September 7, 2012

A Celebration of the Yaddo Festivals of American Music

Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York that offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video.

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Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Joe Iconis' The Black Suits presented by BSC's Musical Theatre Lab

Will Roland, Harrison Chad, Ben Platt and Jason Hite in The Black Suits at Barrington Stage
Kevin Sprague

The Black Suits is a musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Iconis and Robert Emmett Maddock. The show is presented as part of Barrington Stage’s Musical Theatre Lab (William Finn, Artistic Producer). Directed by John Simpkins, with musical direction by James Sampliner, The Black Suits runs September 2 at BSC’s St. Germain Stage in Pittsfield, MA.

Arts & Culture
10:44 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Tanglewood on Parade - John Williams

Composer, John Williams, speaks with us, humbly, about his impact on music and composing and why he loves Tanglewood. He also shares remembrances of Marvin Hamlisch.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Philip Glass

from philipglass.com
  • Interview
  • Supplemental Audio - Glass discusses "The Perfect American"

Iconic contemporary composer, Philip Glass, joins us to share his thoughts on his 75th birthday year and the benefit concert he's playing tomorrow night at the Garrison Institute.

The Garrison Institute is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization whose mission is to apply the power of contemplation to social and environmental change. Glass previously performed there at their founding in 2003.

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