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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for August, 2013

Kentucky

Andrew shares summer experiences in Kentucky.

Lincoln and Music (Rebroadcast)

We present “Lincoln and Music,” a favorite from our series of “Abraham Lincoln Reconsidered” programs–a co-production with the Chicago History Museum with generous funding from the Motorola Foundation.

Santa Fe #2

Andrew explores musical happenings in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

David Lang (Part 2 of 2)

In the second of two new programs, Andrew talks with composer, performer, and teacher David Lang, co-founder of Bang on a Can, and shares his music.  David Lang’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning “the little match girl passion” will have its Ravinia première at the Martin Theatre next Monday night, August 26.

Santa Fe #1

Andrew explores musical happenings in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

David Lang (Part 1 of 2)

Andrew’s guest is composer, performer, and teacher David Lang in the first of two new programs with the co-founder of Bang on a Can.  David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “the little match girl passion” will have its Ravinia premiere at the Martin Theatre Monday night August 26. The New Classic Singers of the College of DuPage performed the more…

Matthew Guerrieri (Part 2 of 2)|

In the second of two new programs, Andrew talks with music critic and Chicago-area native Matthew Guerrieri about his acclaimed recent book, The First Four Notes: Beethoven’s Fifth and the Human Imagination.  

Picks for Summer

“Things are humming” on the cultural scene in Chicago, even in August! Andrew offers his advice on which music to take in.