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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for February, 2014

Lincoln Reconsidered Part 1 of 13 (Rebroadcast)

The first of our series of Lincoln Reconsidered programs with guest George Anastaplo (Lincoln scholar, philosopher, and professor of law, Loyola University of Chicago), who passed away earlier this month at the age of 88.

Odyssey Poetry

Andrew reads poetry relating to Homer’s Odyssey from a recent issue of Poetry Magazine.

Cristian Macelaru

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Andrew talks with young Romanian-born American conductor Cristian Macelaru, associate conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra.  Macelaru leads this coming week’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts: works of Stravinsky, Ravel, and Debussy curated by Pierre Boulez.

James Thurber – Fables for the New Year (Rebroadcast)

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

Riccardo Muti (February 2014 – Part 2 of 2)

Andrew speaks with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti in the conclusion of a new, two-part conversation.

Endless Summer

Andrew reviews Lyric Opera of Chicago’s staging of Rossini’s Barber of Seville, comment’s on the extension of Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director Riccardo Muti’s contract, and more.

Riccardo Muti (February 2014 – Part 1 of 2)

Andrew speaks with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti in the first of a new, two-part conversation.