Andrew is joined by French conductor Emmanuel Villaume in a new program discussing a conductor’s life today. Mr. Villaume is currently leading the first of two runs of Puccini’s “La Bohème” at Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Archive for January, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew responds to listener response to a previous Critic’s Choice segment, “The Met’s Robots.”
Monday, January 21, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew is joined by Lyric Opera of Chicago guest conductor Emmanuel Villaume discussing Puccini, and preparing/presenting “La Boheme.” Villaume leads two month-long runs of the opera at Lyric beginning January 21.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends a new exhibit at University of Chicago’s Smart Museum.
Monday, January 14, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew presents a new recording of Frederic Rzewski’s landmark, hour-long 1975 “The People United Will Never Be Defeated: 36 Variations on a Chilean Folk Song” for solo piano. A new release from Bridge Records by the young Danish pianist Ole Kiilerich.
Monday, January 7, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Tonight on Critical Thinking with Andrew Patner, Andrew marks the arrival of 2013 with an array of historic blues and jazz recordings from 75 years ago, 1927 and 1928.