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Recitals On Demand from NEIU

NEIU Recital Hall

Nestled in a neighborhood bounded by Pulaski on the west, Kimball on the east, Devon on the north and Foster on the south, is Northeastern Illinois University. NEIU is a commuter university; and the students reflect this ethnically diverse area. Take a walk in the neighborhood and you’ll see devout Orthodox

About Carolyn Paulin

Sad Pianos

I’ve always thought of a piano as a precious thing.  The beauty of shape and sound of the Steinway grand piano in my friend Barbara Ekholm’s living room (which is more…

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North Shore Chamber Music Festival

I’m really looking forward to producing TWO live broadcasts on WFMT of the North Shore Chamber Music Festival next week.   On Wednesday, June 6 and Friday, June 8, both at more…

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Five People/One Guitar

Amazing what you find when you are looking around for things on the Internet.  And thanks to Kay Richards for this really delightful video…even if the “repertoire” is not the more…

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Fischer-Dieskau and Mahler

Can’t stay away from the brilliant singing artist.  Here is Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing music of Mahler, with Riccardo Chailly conducting.  It’s one of the four Rückert songs, Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen.  Still great more…

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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

We have been mourning the passing of the great German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who died at his home last Friday morning just ten days shy of his 87th birthday.  We’ve also more…

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Singing in Los Angeles

I spent a wonderful long weekend in the Los Angeles a while ago.  It really was old home week – with a reunion with my oldest friend (from Kindergarten onward…but more…

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Barber of Seville

This past weekend my husband and I traveled to Urbana-Champaign for a production of Rossini’s opera “The Barber of Seville.”  We had lived there for 20 years, and during that more…

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Salzburg Festival 2011

After finishing the WFMT Radio Network series Song of America with Thomas Hampson last October, I’ve had the privilege of producing our second series of concerts from the Salzburg Festival.  more…

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Barbershop singing at its AMAZING BEST!

If you are like me, and tend to look down a bit on Barbershop singing (as a choral musician, I have that regrettable tendency), then take a look and listen more…

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