The Interviews


Simone Dinnerstein relates J.S. Bach and Philip Glass to each other and to her new CD “Circles.”

(Photo of Simone Dinnerstein by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Michael Chapdelaine talks with Brent about the New Mexico Classical Guitar Festival. 


Norman Krieger talks with Brent about his new CD.


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Roger Melone talks with Brent about the upcoming concert of the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus, featuring music of Ralph Vaughn Williams.


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(Franz Schubert)

James Holland, artistic director of Albuquerque Chamber Soloists, talks with Brent about the upcoming concert featuring works by Dvorak and Schubert.


Shai Wosner talks to Brent about Bridge to Beethoven. Wosner and Jennifer Koh present a series of concert programs linking Beethoven sonatas with 21st Century Composers.(Photo of Shai Wosner by Marco Borggreve)

Part 1: Beethoven and Transformation

Part 2: All Composers must deal with Beethoven


Violinist Rachel Barton Pine talks with Brent about her new CD, featuring Concertos of Elgar and Bruch.


Rahim AlHaj talks about the International Language of Music. And tells Brent some of the stories behind “Letters From Iraq.” (WARNING: Graphic descriptions in the second clip)

James Holland of Albuquerque Chamber Soloists tells Brent about their upcoming concert… music from the 17th to the 21st Centuries.


Jonathan Winkle of Performance Santa Fe tells Brent about the jaw-dropping experience of hearing Angela Meade sing. Opera Today wrote of that recital: “When we listen to Meade, we begin to know the sound of golden age singing.”

(Photo courtesy of ABQ Healthcare for the Homeless)

Matthew Greer talks with Brent about the benefit Marathon for Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless at St. John’s United Methodist Church.


Brent talks with Marty Epstein, who directs  “Absurd Person Singular” by Alan Ayckbourn at the Vortex Theater.


Brent talks with Roger Melone about the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus’ holiday show, “Hope for the Holidays”.


Brent talks with Anne Akiko Meyers about her new CD, Fantasia.


Soprano Catalina Cuevo and guitarist Jason Vieaux talk with Brent about Falla and Rodrigo.


Opera Southwest opens Rossini’s William Tell this weekend. Maestro Anthony Barrese and baritone Sean Anderson talk about Epic Music, Epic Heroes and all that French.


Yekwon Sunwoo
Gold Medalist
15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
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Yekwon Sunwoo, winner of this year’s Van Cliburn piano competition, talks with Brent about his upcoming concert with the Santa Fe Symphony.


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Sharon Isbin talks with Brent about her new CD.


Shira Greenberg, founder of Keshet Dance Center for the Arts, talks with Brent  about the Center’s upcoming show.


James Holland tells Brent about the Albuquerque Chamber Soloists’ upcoming concert.