Music

Artist Interview
12:30 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

LPO Maestro Prieto on Schoenberg, Sarmientos, and Beethoven

John McCusker New Orleans Times-Picayune

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about the LPO's concerts on Feb. 9, 2012, including Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony No. 1, Sarmientos' Marimba Concertino featuring Nena Lorenz, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Artist Interview
2:28 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Pacifica Quartet violist Masumi Rostad

Violist Masumi Per Rostad of the Pacifica Quartet talks about the group's appearance in New Orleans on Jan. 25, 2011.

Music
7:00 am
Sat December 3, 2011

Shostakovich Didn't Want It, But Opera Debuts Anyway

Originally published on Sat December 3, 2011 2:31 pm

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SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

A long-lost Soviet opera by Dimitri Shostakovich gets a posthumous premiere this weekend in Los Angeles. The opera called "Orango" was found unfinished, dumped in a museum with other scrap paper from Shostakovich's house.

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World Cafe
3:57 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

World Cafe: 20th-Anniversary Concert Highlights

Feist performs at the World Cafe 20th-anniversary concert.
John Bartol WXPN

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 9:29 am

Today's show features live performances from some of our favorite World Cafe artists, straight from our 20th-anniversary celebration concerts.

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World Cafe
3:04 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

T Bone Burnett holds two trophies, one for Producer of the Year, at the Grammy Awards in 2002.

Lee Celano AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 5:42 pm

Legendary singer-songwriter and folk-rock pioneer T-Bone Burnett is known for his captivating solo material, but also for his role as a legendary producer of records by everyone from Roy Orbison to actor Jeff Bridges. In a new interview on World Cafe, Burnett sits down with host David Dye to reflect on some of his most famous projects.

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World Cafe
1:09 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Jam-Boree

Trey Anastasio of Phish.

Michael Loccisano Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 7, 2012 1:43 pm

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisted some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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Mountain Stage
3:33 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Amber Rubarth On Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage NewSong 2010 contest winner Amber Rubarth performs on Mountain Stage.

Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 10:03 am

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JazzSet
12:00 pm
Thu July 14, 2011

Arturo O'Farrill And The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra On JazzSet

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 1:20 pm

Arturo O'Farrill is at the center of a dynasty between his father, composer Chico O'Farrill (1921-2001), and his son Adam, on trumpet here today. Zack, a younger son, plays drums, while Arturo's wife, Alison Deane, is a classical pianist and professor at City College in New York.

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JazzSet
9:59 am
Thu May 26, 2011

Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White On JazzSet

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 10:10 am

The 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival in the fall of 2009 helped kick off the return of Return to Forever, the stellar fusion band from the 1970s — now a trio with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on piano, bass and drums, respectively.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
8:57 pm
Fri May 6, 2011

Great Singer/Songwriter Jesse Winchester Plays Jazz Fest Saturday May 7th

New Orleans – Great singer/songwriter Jesse Winchester plays Jazz Fest solo Saturday, May 7th...

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