The Interviews

 

(Photo of Drew Petersen by Dario Acosta)

Pianist Drew Petersen plays two concerts in Santa Fe… a solo recital, and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 with the Santa Fe Symphony. Drew and Brent Stevens talk about repertoire for both events.

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Joyce DiDonato  talks with Brent about her new CD, “Songplay”.

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(Photo Courtesy of Nicholas McGegan)

Nicholas McGegan talks with Brent about his new recording conducting the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale, performing the original version of Rameau‘s baroque opera, “The Temple of Glory“.

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Pianist Olga Kern and Brent discuss Rachmaninoff, making music fresh each time, and love of music.

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Grant Cooper talks with Brent about his upcoming turn at guest conducting the New Mexico Philharmonic.

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Jackie McGehee talks with Brent about the upcoming Jackie McGehee Young Artists Competition, now for Strings and Piano.

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Artistic Director Anthony Barrese and singer Denise Wernly-Alcina talk with Brent about the latest Opera Southwest production, Astor Piazzolla’s “Maria de Buenos Aires”.

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Alberto de La Paz and Paul Scholz of the vocal ensemble Cantus talk with Brent about their current tour, “Alone Together”.

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James Holland of Albuquerque Chamber Soloists on connections between The Spirituality of Frank Bridge (pictured) and James MacMillan, and between Stephen Hartke and The Blues.

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Blues Dialogues: Music by Black Composers

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine talks with Brent about her new CD, “Blues Dialogues: Music from Black Composers”.

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Violist Kim Kashkashian talks with Brent about her new recording of Bach’s Cello Suites.

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Anthony Barrese, artistic director of Opera Southwest, and Joseph Hubbard, who sings the part of The Sacristan, talk with Brent about the upcoming production of Puccini’s Tosca.

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Mirror in Mirror

(Courtesy Avie Records)

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers talks with Brent about her new CD, “Mirror in Mirror”.

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Pianist Awadagin Pratt on Grieg’s Piano Concerto and so much more.


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Hilary Hahn discusses her new CD of Bach solo violin compositions with Brent.