Cadenza is a fast-paced, classical news magazine offering classical music news and conversations with composers and performers, as well as excursions into the music you love. Cadenza is also available on our apps and on Google Play.
Episode 6: Sharon Isbin, Rabbi Eric Solomon and More
In this edition of Cadenza, Nan Pincus reports on the first radio broadcast of music in 1906. Dan McHugh speaks with world-renowned guitarist Sharon Isbin. Dr. Haydn Jones recounts the life of French composer Gabriel Fauré. Nick Robinson takes us on another tour of his Gallery of Sounds. Rob Kennedy speaks with Rabbi Eric Solomon about the history, customs and music of Chanukah.
Episode 5: Rebecca Cypess, Angela Brown and More
In this edition of Cadenza, Dr. Rebecca Cypess speaks with Dan McHugh about her CD, Sisters, Face to Face: The Bach Legacy in Women's Hands. Opera House host Bob Chapman speaks with American soprano Angela Brown in an interview from our archives.
Episode 4: Jennifer Higdon, Marcel Tyberg and More
In this edition of Cadenza, Dan McHugh explores the music of Marcel Tyberg. Rob Kennedy speaks with composer Jennifer Higdon about her Harp Concerto, her opera Cold Mountain and more. Dr. Greysolynne Hyman reports on the origins of music. Opera House host Bob Chapman speaks with the Canadian soprano Teresa Stratas in an interview from our archives.
Episode 3: Matthew Lipman, Censorship, High Holidays Music and More
In this edition of Cadenza, Dan McHugh speaks with violist Matthew Lipman. Nan Pincus reports on the musical instruments of the Renaissance. Rob Kennedy speaks with Rabbi Eric Solomon about the music and customs of the Jewish High Holidays.
Episode 2: Nancy Green, A Beethoven Mystery and More
In this edition of Cadenza, Dan McHugh speaks with cellist Nancy Green. Nan Pincus investigates a Beethoven mystery. Haydn Jones explains sonata form. Nick Robinson shows us how cartoons use classical music.
Episode 1: Drostan Hall, Anthony Roth Costanzo and More
In the first edition of Cadenza, Dan McHugh speaks with Drostan Hall about how he founded Camerata Chicago, and his new recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Bob Chapman speaks with counter-tenor Anthony Roth Costanzo about his role in Philip Glass' 1983 opera Akhnaten. Haydn Jones talks about the life of Antonio Vivaldi. Nick Robinson takes us on a spooky tour of some of classical music's creepiest pieces in his Gallery of Sounds.
Executive Producer: Rob Kennedy; Writer and Director: Charles Holloway