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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for October, 2013

George Crumb’s “Voice of the Whale” with members of ICE

A special edition in cooperation with the Chicago Humanities Festival — George Crumb’s “Voice of the Whale” with members of ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) playing the seminal 1971 chamber work and discussing it with Andrew.  Recorded before an audience on October 20 at the Logan Center for the Arts at The University of Chicago as a more…

Chicago, the Arts, and Philanthropy

Andrew discusses Chicago’s arts philanthropy this week’s Critic’s Choice.

Susanna Mälkki (Conductor)

Andrew shares a new program of conversation and music with Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki.  Ms. Mälkki completes her highly-praised concert week with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. with a program of Sibelius, Thomas Adès, Stravinsky, and Debussy.

David Nirenberg (Author)

Andrew talks with University of Chicago professor David Nirenberg, on his new book, “Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition.”

Verdi is Tough

Andrew explains Verdi’s toughness in this week’s Critic’s Choice.

Neil Steinberg (Author)

Andrew talks with longtime Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg about his most recent book, “You Were Never in Chicago.”