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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Matthew Guerrieri – Part 1 of 2 (rebroadcast)

In part one of a two-part program which first aired on July 29, 2013, Andrew Patner talks with music critic and Chicago-area native Matthew Guerrieri about his acclaimed book, The First Four Notes: Beethoven’s Fifth and the Human Imagination.

 

Raul Midón

In a program that first aired November 25, 2013, Andrew Patner’s guest is singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón.

Emmanuel Villaume – Part 2 of 2 (rebroadcast)

In the second of a two-part program that first aired in January of 2013, Andrew Patner talks with French conductor Emmanuel Villaume, discussing a conductor’s life today. At the time of the interview, Mr. Villaume was in town to lead the first of two runs of Puccini’s “La Bohème” at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Emmanuel Villaume – Part 1 of 2 (rebroadcast)

In part one of a two-part program that first aired in January of 2013, Andrew Patner talks with then-Lyric Opera of Chicago guest conductor Emmanuel Villaume discussing Puccini, and preparing/presenting “La Boheme.”  Villaume was in town to lead two month-long runs of the opera at Lyric.

Thomas Dyja

In a program that first aired on December 8, 2014, Andrew Patner talks with Thomas Dyja, author of the acclaimed book on mid-20th-century Chicago, The Third Coast.

 

Cristian Macelaru (Rebroadcast)

In a program that first aired on February 2, 2014, Andrew Patner talks with young Romanian-born American conductor Cristian Macelaru.

David Nirenberg – Author (rebroadcast)

In a program that first aired October 14, 2013, Andrew Patner talks with University of Chicago professor David Nirenberg, on his book, “Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition.”

Neil Steinberg – Author (rebroadcast)

In a program that first aired October 7th, 2013, Andrew Patner talks with longtime Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg about his book, “You Were Never in Chicago.”

Leif Ove Andsnes – Pianist (rebroadcast)

In a program that first aired April 11, 2011, Andrew Patner’s guest is Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, in a conversation that followed a set of Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Hall recital appearances.

Nicholas Phillips: New Music for Solo Piano – Part 2 (Rebroadcast)

In the second of a two-part program that first aired March 10, 2014, Andrew Patner shared more of the commissioned pieces from U.S. composers on “American Vernacular: new music for solo piano,” a recording from Midwest pianist Nicholas Phillips.