In a program that first aired January 17, 2011, Andrew Patner presents violin music of the great American composer Ralph Shapey.
Monday, June 22, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program that first aired March 3, 2013, Andrew Patner presents a New Amsterdam Records CD release of Jace Clayton’s (a.k.a. DJ Rupture) explorations of works by the late, gay African-American composer Julius Eastman.
Monday, June 15, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program that first aired November 21, 2011, Andrew Patner features music recorded by Wisconsin-based pianist Nicholas Phillips of Croatian composer Boris Papandopulo (1906-1991).
Monday, June 8, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program that first aired October 21, 2003, Andrew Patner’s guest is Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki, who was in town for her highly-praised concert week with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with a program of Sibelius, Thomas Adès, Stravinsky, and Debussy. Ms. Malkki made her New York Philharmonic conducting debut last month.
Monday, June 1, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program that first aired July 23, 2007, Andrew Patner presents a program of music by the pioneering and independent 20th century Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi, 1905-1988.
Monday, May 25, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program that first aired January 26, 2015, Andrew shares some upbeat American jazz records from the dark days of the Second World War in early 1944.
Monday, May 18, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
Sunday, May 10, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
This past March 18th family, friends, and colleagues gathered in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center to celebrate the life of critic, author, and radio presenter, Andrew Patner. Listen to a podcast* of the Celebration which includes remarks, sound collages, performances, and more.
Rabbi Andy Bachman
Andrew in China (Part I)
Bethany Pickens, solo piano
Critical Thinking Sound Collage
Steve Robinson, WFMT Station Manager, & Hannah Edgar
David Polk, WFMT Program Director
MOZART from Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423, Adagio
Rong-Yan Tang Violin, Max Raimi Viola
Andrew in China (Part II)
J.S. BACH from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major BWV 564
CSO Brass: Christopher Martin Trumpet; Tage Larsen Trumpet; David Griffin Horn; Michael Mulcahy Trombone; Gene Pokorny Tuba
Andrew on “This is why we do what we do.”
BRAHMS from Sextet for Strings in G Major, Op. 36, Poco adagio
CSO Musicians: Robert Chen Violin; Stephanie Jeong Violin; Lawrence Neuman Viola; Carol Cook Viola; Brant Taylor Cello; Katinka Kleijn Cello
Andrew on Criticism vs. Reviewing
Leif Ove Andsnes on Andrew
Daniel Barenboim on Andrew
Riccardo Muti on Andrew
“Soave sia il vento” from Mozart’s Così fan tutte [Vienna Philharmonic, Riccardo Muti (conductor), Barbara Frittoli (soprano), Angelika Kirschlager (mezzo-soprano), Alessandro Corbelli (baritone)]
Andrew in China (Part III)
Willie Pickens, solo piano
Aaron Copland, “At the River” (arrangement)
Will Liverman, baritone; Craig Terry, piano
Rabbi Bachman, Kaddish
Postlude:“Float On,” The Floaters
*Note that portions of the Celebration which will be broadcast on May 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm do not appear in the podcast.
Monday, May 4, 2015 by Matt DeStefano
In a program that first aired April 30, 2007, Andrew Patner’s guest is Robert Falls, marking his then-20th anniversary as artistic director of Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, in the second of a lively two-part conversation.