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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for January, 2014

Remembering Sobol and Seeger

Andrew comments on the lives of Deborah Sobol and Pete Seeger.  

Black Sabbath (no, not that Black Sabbath) – Part 2 of 2

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Andrew presents the second and concluding part of “Black Sabbath,” a survey of Black American recording artists performing Yiddish and other Jewish songs.  Tonight including Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, The Temptations, and Johnny Mathis.  

Addio Abbado

Andrew comments on the life of Maestro Claudio Abaddo, who died Monday at the age of 80.

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.  

VOX 3 Collective’s Maskarade

Andrew review’s VOX 3 Collective’s Chicago premiere of Denmark’s national opera, Carl Neilsen’s Maskarade.

Bernard Haitink (Conductor)

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Andrew presents a new conversation with Bernard Haitink discussing his 60th anniversary year as a conductor of leading international orchestras.

Best of 2013

Andrew looks back at 2013 and provides his top ten.

James Thurber – Fables for the New Year

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Andrew brings you more from James Thurber’s “Fables for Our Time.”