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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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Every weekday morning at 10:30 I present the “Guitar Pick,” a musical selection that features the guitar in some form or fashion. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. On Friday’s show I played Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto Andaluz, scored for 4 guitars and orchestra. The family of guitarists […]
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Christopher O’Riley is the host of NPR’s From the Top, heard Sundays at 6pm. While in town for a live taping at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, O’Riley talked with Daniel Gilliam about the level of talent on the show, how the performers are ambassadors for music, and his own recording projects.
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Join Classical 90.5 for an in-studio preview of Kentucky Opera’s next production: Showboat by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. Doors open at 11:45pm for the noon performance, Wednesday, February 3rd, here at Classical 90.5 (619 S. Fourth Street). Members can reserve a lunch from City Cafe by calling (502) 814-6565 by Tuesday at noon.
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Every weekday morning at 10:30 Alan Brandt presents the “Guitar Pick,” a musical selection that features the guitar in some form or fashion. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. On Wednesday, Alan played guitarist Giovanni De Chiaro‘s arrangement and performance of Scott Joplin’s Wall Street Rag. An […]
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Every weekday morning at 10:30 Alan Brandt presents the “Guitar Pick,” a musical selection that features the guitar in some form or fashion. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. On Monday, Alan played a concerto by Antonio Vivaldi that has seen several different arrangements, including this arrangement […]
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