In a program from 2003, Andrew Patner’s guest is Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki.
Mondays at 10:00 pm
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, August 21, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a program from 2014, Andrew Patner’s guest is conductor Leonard Slatkin discussing his work with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and in Lyon, and the music of William Schuman.
Monday, August 14, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a program from 2013, Andrew Patner talks with conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, who was in town to conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Monday, August 7, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a program from 2013, Andrew Patner talks with German conductor Christian Thielemann who last month returned to Chicago in his new position as chief conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle.
Monday, July 31, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a rebroadcast from 2008, Andrew Patner talks with conductor Bernard Haitink about Mahler, Shostakovich, and life.
Monday, July 24, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a program from 2011, Andrew Patner’s guest is Krzysztof Penderecki, in a conversation recorded when the distinguished Polish composer and conductor was in Chicago leading concerts at the Grand Park Music Festival.
Monday, July 17, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew Patner’s guest is Italian conductor and Rachmaninoff champion Gianandrea Noseda, who made his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut leading the first-ever CSO performances of Rachmaninoff’s 1895 First Symphony.
Monday, July 10, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a program from 2009, Andrew Patner talks with young American conductor Erik Nielsen, 2009 Winner of a major grant of support from the Chicago-based Solti Foundation U.S. The Iowa-born Nielsen, kapellmeister of the Frankfurt Opera, has worked closely with such leading conductors as James Levine and Bernard Haitink, and discusses the challenges and expectations more…
Monday, June 26, 2017 by Matt DeStefano
In a program from 2009, Andrew Patner’s guest is Michael Morgan, Music Director for 20 seasons of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, and longtime Assistant Conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Sir Georg Solti and Daniel Barenboim.