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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for April, 2012

Music of Carl Ruggles (Part 2 of 2)

In the second of two programs of music from an important new reissue on CD, Andrew asks “Who’s Afraid of Carl Ruggles?”

Music of Carl Ruggles (Part 1 of 2)

In the first of two programs of music from an important new reissue on CD, Andrew asks “Who’s Afraid of Carl Ruggles?”

Brian Dickie

Andrew comments on Brian Dickie’s exit at Chicago Opera Theater.

Charles Rosen (Part 2 of 2 – Rebroadcast from 2007)

Conversation and music with eminent pianist, scholar, and critic Charles Rosen who turns 85 next month.  To celebrate this milestone, we pick up where we left off last week with the second of a pair of conversations with Rosen, which took place five years ago on the eve of his 80th birthday.

Charles Rosen (Part 1 of 2 – Rebroadcast from 2007)

Conversation and music with eminent pianist, scholar, and critic Charles Rosen who turns 85 next month.  To celebrate this milestone, Andrew rebroadcasts the first of a pair of conversations with Rosen, which took place five years ago on the eve of his 80th birthday.

Groucho #1 (Rebroadcast)

Critic’s Choice is a weekly feature in which WFMT’s Critic-at-Large Andrew Patner shares his observations on arts and culture, from performances at Orchestra Hall to happenings in overlooked Chicago neighborhoods to festivals around the world.

Glenn Watkins: (Author, Part 2 of 2, Rebroadcast)

The second of our two-part program with Glenn Watkins on the topic of his book The Gesualdo Hex: Music, Myth, and Memory (W.W. Norton).