Music eX with Dror Biran and Paul York

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Paul York, professor of cello and Dror Biran, professor of piano at University of Louisville joined Daniel Gilliam in the studio to talk about their upcoming concert on Sunday February 22nd at 3:00pm. The concert will take place in Comstock Concert Hall on UofL’s campus as part of The Music eX Series. They will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor BWV 1008 and Felix Mendelssohn’s Sonata for Cello & Piano in D Major, Op. 58, No. 2.

SOLI’s Portraits

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SOLI Chamber Ensemble from San Antonio Texas recently released a new album titled “Portraits.” This album features four newly commissioned works from composers Erich Stem, Peter Farmer, Elliott Miles McKinley, and Diego Vega. Composer Erich Stem is also Associate Professor of Music at Indiana University Southeast and produced the album at New Dynamic Records. It was recorded in Louisville, Kentucky at TNT Productions. Daniel Gilliam interviewed Erich Stem and spoke with him about the concept for the album and the story behind each composer’s piece. You can listen to the interview below and you can purchase SOLI’s “Portraits” on iTunes and CD Baby.

Louisville Musician Plays for Presidents

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Flutist Staff Sergeant Heather Zenobia of Louisville joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2006. Staff Sgt. Zenobia began her musical instruction on piano at age 6 and flute at age 9. After graduating in 1997 from Louisville’s Youth Performing Arts School, she earned her bachelor’s degree in music from Cleveland Institute of Music in 2001. She earned her master’s degree in flute performance in 2006 from New England Conservatory in Boston. Alan Brandt talked with Heather when”The President’s Own” recently visited Louisville.

Bourbon Baroque & Les Sauvages

Louisvilleā€™s Bourbon Baroque and the Squallis Puppeteers are presenting a unique version of Rameau’s “Les Sauvages.” Alan Brandt talked to Bourbon Baroque’s John Austin Clark and Nico Fortin about the trials and triumphs of this collaboration.

Louisville Chamber Choir’s Official Debut

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While they’ve performed on several shared concerts for the past year, this Sunday at 3pm marks the Louisville Chamber Choir’s official debut concert at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Kent Hatteberg stopped by to talk about what’s on the program.