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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Critical Thinking

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.

Jeremy Denk (Rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired on June 4, 2012, Andrew’s guest is pianist and writer Jeremy Denk, who was then in town for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Keys to the City Piano Festival.

Leonard Slatkin (rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired April 21, 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.  

W.S. Di Piero – Part 2 of 2 (rebroadcast)

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In the second of a two-part conversation that first aired July 9, 2012, Andrew Patner speaks with poet and winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, W.S. Di Piero.

W.S. Di Piero – Part 1 of 2 (rebroadcast)

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In part one of a two-part conversation that first aired on July 2, 2012, Andrew Patner speaks with poet and winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, W.S. Di Piero.

Music of Ralph Shapey (Rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired January 17, 2011, Andrew Patner presents violin music of the great American composer Ralph Shapey.

Jace Clayton: The Julius Eastman Memory Depot (Rebroadcast)

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  In a program that first aired March 3, 2013, Andrew Patner presents a New Amsterdam Records CD release of Jace Clayton’s (a.k.a. DJ Rupture) explorations of works by the late, gay African-American composer Julius Eastman.  

Piano Music of Boris Papandopulo (Rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired November 21, 2011, Andrew Patner features music  recorded by Wisconsin-based pianist Nicholas Phillips of Croatian composer Boris Papandopulo (1906-1991).

Susanna Malkki (rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired October 21, 2003, Andrew Patner’s guest is Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki, who was in town for her highly-praised concert week with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with a program of Sibelius, Thomas Adès, Stravinsky, and Debussy.  Ms. Malkki made her New York Philharmonic conducting debut last month.

Giacinto Scelsi (rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired July 23, 2007, Andrew Patner presents a program of music by the pioneering and independent 20th century Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi, 1905-1988.

Some World War II Instrumental Jazz (rebroadcast)

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In a program that first aired January 26, 2015, Andrew shares some upbeat American jazz records from the dark days of the Second World War in early 1944.