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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Berkshire Grown: Farmed + Foraged

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We head to the kitchen of The Old Inn on the Green in New Marlborough, MA to learn from Peter Platt how his establishment is using locally found and grown food in their menu. They participate in Berkshire Grown’s Farmed + Foraged program and events.

The Roundtable
11:28 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Bettye LaVette at The Colonial in Pittsfield

Soul singer-songwriter, Bettye LaVette, will perform at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA on May 26<sup>th</sup>.

The Roundtable
9:50 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Union College - Taps

Taps, the eloquent and haunting military bugle call played at funerals, and wreath-laying and memorial services, turns 150 this year. The man responsible for coming up with the tune is Daniel Butterfield, a member of Union’s Class of 1849.

We welcome Jari Villanueva, a retired Air Force veteran and author of Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The History of America’s Most Famous Bugle Call.

The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Brian Ritter

The Albany Symphony's first CEO and Executive Director, Brian Ritter, joins us to talk about the integration of artistic and financial planning to ensure exciting, compelling, and inspiring concerts and programs; aggressively growing the orchestra’s audience and donor base; and the improving of all business functions of the institution.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Cho-Liang Lin

A festival highlight is the American Music Festival Orchestra Concert on Saturday night at 7:30, featuring violinist Cho-Liang Lin will perform Joan Tower’s Violin Concerto. We welcome Lin to the show and he plays part of the piece for us.

The Roundtable
10:55 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Victoire

 

Victoire fuses new age, rock and classical idioms. The members of Victiore are Missy Mazzoli, founder, composer and keyboard player; violinist Olivia De Prato, clarinetist Eileen Mack, keyboardist Lorna Krier, and bassist Eleonore Oppenheim and we welcome them to our broadcast.

The Roundtable
10:25 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Dogs of Desire

One of the highlights of the 4-day American Music Festival is the orchestra’s genre-crossing new music ensemble, Dogs of Desire. We welcome vocalist, Alexandra Sweeton, and clarinetist, Susan Martula.

The Roundtable
10:00 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Aaron Jay Kernis

We welcome Pulitzer Prize winning composer, Aaron Jay Kernis. He'll be part of the ASO’s Composer to Center Stage initiative, which continues a commitment to advancing new music. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the program is in its third year of a three-year collaboration between the ASO and several nationally acclaimed and emerging composers.

The Roundtable
9:46 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Jeremy Spindler

We speak with composer, Jeremy Spindler. He was selected by the Albany Symphony as one of three finalists in the Composer to Center Stage Reading Session Competition and will join the orchestra for the American Music Festival to take part in professional development and to have his work read by an orchestra.

The Roundtable
9:30 am
Thu May 17, 2012

David Alan Miller

We begin our live broadcast from EMPAC for the Albany Symphony's American Music Festival by welcoming the ASO's Music Director, David Alan Miller.

 

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