A program of violin music of the great Ralph Shapey.
Archive for January, 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew describes how he was “knocked out” by the Swedish National Youth Orchestra.
Monday, January 23, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti in a conversation recorded 1/22/2012 at Orchestra Hall. Riccardo Muti begins his three week winter residency with the CSO this week.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reads Jonathan Messinger‘s Time Out Chicago piece regarding Chicago Public Libraries.
Monday, January 16, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
In an encore presentation from 2011, Andrew reads a favorite short story by James Alan McPherson, “A Matter of Vocabulary” from his 1969 collection Hue and Cry. A longtime faculty member at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at The University of Iowa, McPherson, born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1943, was in the first class of MacArthur Fellows more…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew comments on the new decision that will keep Chicago Public Libraries closed on Mondays.
Monday, January 9, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew broadcasts his recent overseas telephone conversation with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti, which took place on December 28, 2011.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reads more selections from James Thurber’s Fables for Our Times.