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This Week At The Classical Station

by Rob Kennedy


Tuesday, April 7, 2020


Conversations With Composers

Have you discovered our Conversations With Composers? It's fascinating listening to composers like Dan Locklair and Jennifer Higdon talking about their craft. These musicians love what they do and are most eager to share their art with everybody. Let your family and friends know about these conversations which they can listen to or download anytime. You can also enjoy these conversations on our apps and on your favorite podcast platform.


April 7 Birthdays

On April 7 we observe the birthdays of French pianist Robert Casadesus (1899-1972) and Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes (1970-). A highly-regarded pianist of the 20th-century, Monsieur Casadesus was a member of a prominent French music family. More about him at A pianist and chamber musician, Leif Ove Andsnes has recorded extensively with over 50 CDs currently available.

Photo: Wikipedia.org





Monday, April 6, 2020


Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

This evening Monday Night at the Symphony shines the spotlight on the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. On the program is music of Claude Debussy, Jean Sibelius, and Béla Bártok in performances led by Zubin Mehta, André Previn, and current artistic director, Gustavo Dudamel.

You can enjoy the concert beginning at 8 p.m. on 89.7 FM in Central North Carolina and streaming everywhere online and on our apps.

Photo: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra


Philip Cave

English choral conductor Dr. Philip Cave is our guest on the April edition of My Life In Music. A founding member of The Tallis Scholars, Dr. Cave established the choral ensemble Magnificat in 1991. He is currently Associate Conductor of Chapel Music at Duke University. Join Rob Kennedy for My Life In Music this evening at 7 p.m. Eastern.

Photo: Bob Barkany



April 6 Birthdays

On April 6 we observe the birthdays of German-American conductor André Previn (1929-2019) and French pianist Pascal Rogé (1951-). A most versatile musician, André Previn earned 4 Academy Awards and 10 Grammy Awards during his lifetime. After attending the Paris Conservatoire, Monsieur Rogé has specialized in performing music written by French composers.

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Ever wonder what your favorite voice looks like? Here's Elzabeth Elliott, host of Classical Café. More about our announcers at Meet The Announcer.

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