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(Photo credit Lisa-Marie Mazzucco) Violinist Rachel Barton Pine has not only recorded JS Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, she’s also edited the scores for publication. I had the chance to talk to Rachel and ask her about her musical journey with Bach and how her interpretation of his music has changed since she […]
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Every weekday at 10:30am I play what I call a “guitar pick.” It’s a work featuring the guitar. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. One of the works I featured was L’encouragement by Fernando Sor. Fernando Sor (pictured), a Spaniard, was born into a military family. Although […]
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Each year, the Chamber Music Society of Louisville hosts a competition for high school and college ensembles. You can hear the winners of this year’s Macauley Chamber Music Competition on Wednesday at noon here at Classical 90.5. Doors open at 11:45am. Free and open-to-the-public. Members can reserve a lunch from City Cafe at (502) 814-6565.
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Cellist Anne Richardson, a past winner of the Classical 90.5/PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition, will return to Classical 90.5 for an exclusive in-studio, March 2nd at noon, here at Louisville Public Media (619 S. Fourth Street). She’ll play solo Bach, and Beethoven and Saint-Saens with pianist Sharon Lavery. Free and open-to-the-public. Members can reserve […]
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From the Top, a radio show that features young classical music talent from around the nation, airs on Classical 90.5 each Sunday at 6pm. Listen below to 5 vignettes by Sara Soltau, our education programs manager, who spent time behind the scenes with the cast for the Louisville show. Hear the stories of High-Schoolers Aubree Oliverson, […]
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Baritone Nathan Gunn calls himself “old-school” when it comes to recitals. “That’s just how I was raised, and I’ve been trying to break out of that mode,” Gunn said in a recent interview. “Old-school,” in this sense, means that the performer doesn’t actually speak to the audience or interact with them in any way other […]
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Every weekday at 10:30am I play what I call a “guitar pick.” It’s a work featuring the guitar. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. On Monday I presented a performance of what it widely considered the international anthem of guitarists – Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of […]
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Classical 90.5’s Young Artist Competition showcases our region’s top musical talent. Every fall kids ages 8-18 compete for a spot in our live on-air studio recital. But where do our winners go from there? I caught up with our 2010 Young Artist Competition Winner Neil Rao, a percussionist and marimbist who recently played Carnegie Hall […]
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Recorded live on February 3, 2016 at Classical 90.5/Louisville Public Media. Due to a technical malfunction, the final 10 minutes of the preview is not available.
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