Andrew presents the first hour of a new two-part conversation with University of Chicago historian Neil Harris on his recent book, “Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience.“
Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew shares memories of Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday at 83.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks about the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s commemorations of Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez’s upcoming 90th birthday. Happy almost birthday, Maestro!
Monday, November 10, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew shares an exclusive interview from 2009 with the legendary Pierre Boulez, Helen Regenstein conductor emeritus of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, discussing a wide range of modern and contemporary music. This Wednesday through Sunday the CSO presents subscription concerts and Beyond the Score programs saluting Boulez’s upcoming 90th birthday.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew discusses intimacy in performance in this week’s Critic’s Choice.
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with Joanne Lipman and Melanie Kupchynsky, co-authors of Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reflects on various anniversaries of Lyric Opera of Chicago as it turns 60.
Monday, October 27, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
In this encore presentation from 2011, Andrew celebrates WFMT’s 60th Anniversary with music and reflections of years-past.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks about Chicago’s many fine, small-budget music ensembles in this week’s Critic’s Choice.