Music eX Series


Violinist J. Patrick Rafferty and pianist Dror Biran will open the new season of the Music eX series at U of L’s Comstock Hall Sunday, September 22 at 3 pm. Classical 90.5’s Alan Brandt talked to Mr. Rafferty about the all-Beethoven program.

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Absurd comedy and new art

On this week’s Artsbreak, Savage Rose presents the French-Absurdist comedy, The Bald Soprano, with a new, updated translation at The Bard’s Town (read Erin’s in-depth story here). The 7 Borders closes at Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and Swanson Contemporary Gallery presents new art from Jacob Heustis.

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Gaëlle Solal


Gaëlle Solal started playing guitar at age 6, after becoming fascinated by a classical guitar concert. Since then she’s received many awards, including three gold medals from the Conservatory in Marseilles, a finalist for the Concert Artists Guild in New York, and the 2006 2nd Prize from the Guitar Foundation of America. She is in town this week for the 2013 Convention and Competition, and stopped by to talk about her career and to play Turkish and Brazilian music.

Marcin Dylla

Guitarist Marcin Dylla won the 2007 Guitar Foundation of America Competition, and is back as a judge and presenter for this year’s convention and competition. He plays on June 25 at Comstock Concert Hall, and stopped by Classical 90.5 to talk about the convention and his career playing guitar.

Kentucky Shakespeare

KyShakespeareKentucky Shakespeare is gearing up for the new season of Shakespeare in the Park with a production of “Twelfth Night.” Classical 90.5’s Alan Brandt talks to Producing Artistic Director Brantley Dunaway, lead actress Madison Dunaway and actor Paul Kiernan about the production.

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