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Midday Classics
Rosina Cannizzaro
Wednesday, 01/25/12
By Walter Parker
Walter Parker's guest is the new Executive Director of the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association. Audio is now posted online.
Midday Classics
A Visit From Soovin Kim
Thursday, 01/12/12
By Walter Parker
The violinist performs with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra this weekend. Audio is now posted online.
Afternoon Classics
Burlington Choral Society 35th Anniversary
Friday, 11/18/11
The Burlington Choral Society begins its 35th Anniversary Season this weekend with a performance Saturday night at Ira Allen Chapel.  I spoke with David Neiweem and Patricia Julien, who both composed works for the occasion.
Afternoon Classics
Giving Bach
Friday, 11/04/11
This weekend, Burlington Ensemble presents its "Giving Bach" concert at College Street Congregational Church.  I spoke with co-artistic directors Michael Dabroski and Sofia Hirsch about the program and the organization's mission.
Midday Classics
Jorge Martin
Friday, 11/04/11
By Walter Parker
I speak with the Vermont composer about his new piece.
Midday Classics
Erzsebet, the Blood Countess
Wednesday, 10/26/11
We speak with Vermont composer Dennis Bathory-Kitsz about his monodrama, premiering this weekend.
Afternoon Classics
Fragments: A Conversation With Mark Steinberg of the Brentano Quartet
Wednesday, 10/12/11
This Friday evening, the Brentano String Quartet performs a fascinating program at Darmouth College, in which contemporary composers wrote companion pieces to unfinished "fragments" of pieces by classical composers.  I spoke with violinist Mark Steinberg of the Brentano quartet about the program, and we'll hear that conversation this afternoon.
Afternoon Classics
Live Performance: Polka the Elk
Thursday, 09/01/11
Bassoonist Rachael Elliott and pianist Cynthia Huard stop by the VPR Performance Studio to preview their concerts on September 2-4 in St. Johnsbury, Burlington, and Hanover.  The concerts are in celebration of the release of Rachael's new recording, "Polka the Elk," which features new and experimental music for the bassoon.
Morning Classics
The Trinity Requiem
Tuesday, 09/06/11
Trinity Wall Street commissioned Philadelphia composer Robert Moran to write a Requiem to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The Church miraculously survived the attacks that day despite its close proximity to ground zero. We'll hear it and talk with him about his new work.
Morning Classics
Something Borrowed...
Friday, 08/26/11
The 15th annual used instrument sale is happening tomorrow in Montpelier, with all proceeds benefiting the CVCM  music scholarship fund. This morning I'll talk with one of the organizers and let you know where you can drop off instruments for the sale.
Midday Classics
Soovin Kim Stops By
Tuesday, 08/23/11
By Walter Parker
Violinist Soovin Kim, Artistic Director of the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, stops by for a chat.  Listen at 11:00am.
A Passion For Opera
Before Night Falls
Saturday, 08/20/11
In the spotlight this afternoon is Before Night Falls by Vermont composer Jorge Martín. Listen Saturday at 12:00pm.
VPR Classical Specials
Marlboro Conversation Highlights
Tuesday, 08/09/11
VPR Classical presents highlights of conversations with individuals whose work has made the 60th anniversary of the Marlboro Music Festival possible.(PHOTO: Dorothea von Haeften)
 MP3 Available 
Morning Classics
VT Composer Jorge Martín
Friday, 08/19/11
Music and conversation this morning with Vermont-based composer Jorge Martín.  
Morning Classics
Music Festival Of The Americas
Thursday, 08/18/11
The 10th annual Music Festival of the Americas gets underway tonight in Stowe at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center. This morning we'll talk with conductor Alondra de la Parra about her work with the Festival, its young artists, and her own early training with conductor Kurt Masur.  
Morning Classics
Opera North: Pamela Pantos
Friday, 08/05/11
VPR Classical talks with Pamela Pantos, Executive Director of Opera North, about the big plans for the company's 30th anniversary season next year.
Morning Classics
Scrag Mountain Music
Wednesday, 08/10/11
VPR Classical talks with one of Vermont's newest music ensembles, Scrag Mountain Music.
Morning Classics
Bennington Chamber Music Conference
Friday, 08/12/11
Even as the Marlboro Music Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary season, Vermont is the home of another music festival that's now rounding out its 66th(!) season. This morning I'll talk with Phillip Bush, Music Director of the Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Composer's Forum in anticipation of their final concert tomorrow evening. 
Afternoon Classics
Burlington Ensemble at All Souls
Thursday, 07/28/11
Michael Dabroski, co-founder of Burlington Ensemble, joins VPR Classical's Joe Goetz live in studio for a chat about the group's two concerts at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne.
VPR Classical Specials
Soovin Kim Talks With Fred Child
Thursday, 07/21/11
Soovin Kim talks with Performance Today's Fred Child about his involvement with Marlboro Music.
Midday Classics
Karen Kevra
Friday, 07/15/11
By Walter Parker
We speak with the Vermont flutist about Summer Music from Greensboro Friday at 11:am.
Midday Classics
The Sembrich Museum
Tuesday, 07/05/11
By Walter Parker
The Sembrich Museum celebrates the centennial of Gian Carlo Menotti's birth and VPR's Walter Parker speaks with the Museum's Artistic Director Richard Wargo.
Musically Speaking
Musically Speaking With Yo-Yo Ma
Saturday, 04/30/11
Walter Parker talks with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and conductor Jaime Laredo.
Morning Classics
Conversation with the VYO's Jeff Domoto
Thursday, 04/28/11
Just after 8am we'll feature today's 'poetic pairing': Robert Hayden reading his poem "Those Winter Sundays", and then Glazunov's "Winter/Spring" transition from his "Seasons" ballet. In the 9am hour I'll talk to the VYO's Music Director Designate, Jeffrey Domoto about his new position and his plans for the orchestra.
Midday Classics
Bach is in the Air
Tuesday, 05/03/11
By Walter Parker
I'll speak with conductors Jeffrey Buettner and William Metcalfe, who will both lead major Bach performances this week.
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