Andrew shares the first of two new conversations with poet, essayist, and outgoing editor of Poetry magazine, Christian Wiman.
WFMT’s “Critic-at-Large” Andrew Patner presents an hour-long weekly program of conversation about the arts each Monday night at 10:00 pm.
Monday, May 20, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Monday, May 13, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
A program of violin music of the great Ralph Shapey.
Monday, May 6, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with German conductor Christian Thielemann who last month returned to Chicago for the first time in 14 years in his new position as chief conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle.
Monday, April 29, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with Chicago-native jazz vocalist Rondi Charleston about her new record Signs of Life (out now on Motéma), childhood and more.
Monday, April 22, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
By listener request, a post-successful-membership-drive rebroadcast from Andrew’s 2009 series, “Abraham Lincoln Reconsidered.” Tonight, a conversation on “Lincoln and Religion” with Franklin I. Gamwell, professor emeritus at The University of Chicago Divinity School.
Monday, April 15, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
With Studs Terkel‘s centennial anniversary approaching, Andrew presents his 2005 WFMT interview with Studs discussing his then new book, And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey. Studs talks about his disc jockey days in general, his love of opera, and the music editions of The Studs Terkel Program which aired daily for 45 years, from more…
Monday, April 8, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew discusses Bach’s B-minor Mass and Italian Politics with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Riccardo Muti.
Monday, April 1, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew’s guests are Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls and resident sound designer Richard Woodbury discussing the Goodman’s current production of Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” running through April 14.
Monday, March 25, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew continues with the conclusion of his conversation with Bob Riesman, author of the recent book “I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy,” on the legendary Chicago blues and folk musician.