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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for February, 2015

The Passenger

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The radio premiere of an Andrew Patner interview with Lyric Opera of Chicago General Director Anthony Freud on the topic of Mieczysław Weinberg’s opera The Passenger, which makes its Lyric Opera debut tomorrow night, February 24th, a live broadcast you’ll hear on WFMT and wfmt.com at 7:15pm (CST).  The Passenger runs through March 15th at the Civic more…

Groucho (rebroadcast)

In a segment first heard on January 19, 2011, Andrew reads a letter Groucho Marx wrote to Warner Brothers.

Lincoln and Music (Rebroadcast)

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A forward from WFMT’s Matt DeStefano: Two  weeks ago, on Critical Thinking with Andrew Patner, we heard the latest in his series of consistently  inquisitive, intellectually stimulating, enlightening conversations with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti.  The next morning, we woke up to the shocking and sad news that our Andrew, our colleague, WFMT’s more…

James Thurber #1 (rebroadcast)

We remember our dear friend and colleague Andrew Patner with his reading from James Thurber’s Fables for Our Time, first heard on November 30, 2010.