The first of Andrew’s two-part discussion about the role of economics and economists in American society with Randy Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business of The University of Chicago and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System.
Archive for August, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew previews upcoming acts at Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall.
Monday, August 18, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew presents a 2014 conversation with Bernard Haitink discussing his 60th anniversary year as a conductor of leading international orchestras.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew returns to the airwaves following a seven week recovery from a fall. Andrew remembers Robin Williams and discusses matters of mental health in this week’s Critic’s Choice.
Monday, August 11, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew shares some of the commissioned pieces from U.S. composers on “American Vernacular: new music for solo piano,” the latest recording from Midwest pianist Nicholas Phillips. (And an additional teaser, too, from Chicago composer Bernard Rands, who celebrated his 80th birthday in March)
Monday, August 4, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
In an encore presentation from 2011, Andrew reads a favorite short story by James Alan McPherson, “A Matter of Vocabulary” from his 1969 collection Hue and Cry. A longtime faculty member at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at The University of Iowa, McPherson, born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1943, was in the first class of MacArthur Fellows more…