Classical 89.5's Classical Chat http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Dr. Danielle Cumming http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/dr-danielle-cumming <p><a href="http://www.salisbury.edu/musicdept/faculty/cumming.html">Dr. Danielle Cumming</a> (guitar instructor at Salisbury University) has an international resume, and multiple</p><p></p><p>events coming up this fall, as well as pre-planning the <a href="http://www.salisbury.edu/guitarfestival/">Spring Guitar Festival</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp; She plays a bit for us, and talks with Kara Dahl Russell about her upcoming performances.&nbsp; A “tiny desk concert” from WSCL 89.5.</p><p><a href="http://www.salisbury.edu/musicdept/guitargallery/index.html">&nbsp; Guitar in the Gallery</a></p><p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:36:47 +0000 Chris Ranck 44944 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Dr. Danielle Cumming Classics for a Cause http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/classics-cause <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>James M. Bennett students and pianists Kaya Manizade (Sr.) and Kieran Murphy (Jr.) have planned a dual recital to benefit the SWAC Instrument Barn. The Instrument barn is an organization which distributes instruments to low-income students aspiring to play in band or orchestra through Salisbury Music and Instrument Store (925 Eastern Shore Drive, Salisbury, MD).</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:47:41 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 43964 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Classics for a Cause John Wesley Wright http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/john-wesley-wright <p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:14:37 +0000 Chris Ranck 41446 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net John Wesley Wright DPR CAPBA Award Winners http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/dpr-capba-award-winners <p></p><p>Delmarva Public Radio is happy to announce the following&nbsp; winners of this year's&nbsp; <a href="http://capba.org/">Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcaster's Association</a> Awards.</p><p><strong>Outstanding Editorial or Commentary</strong></p><p>George Merril, Hal Wilson, Nancy Marie Seaman, Diane Marquette, John Reisinger</p><p><a href="http://www.delmarvapublicradio.net/term/aging">The Golden Years</a></p><p></p><p><strong>Outstanding Specialty Reporting</strong></p><p>Kara Dahl Russell</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:03:54 +0000 Chris Ranck 35776 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net DPR CAPBA Award Winners Anthony Manzo, Double Bass http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/anthony-manzo-double-bass <p></p><p>In advance of his multiple playing appearances here on the Eastern Shore (as part of the 28<sup>th</sup> Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival), Kara Dahl Russell chats with Double Bass player Anthony Manzo about “the beast” he plays.&nbsp;&nbsp; From detachable necks, to stick bodies, to sleek carbon fiber shaping, Kara and Tony “get physical” with one of the largest pieces of furniture in the orchestra.&nbsp; Tony also talks about his extensive performance/travel career, what makes a good teacher, and what best prepares a student to have something to say, musically.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 18:11:38 +0000 Chris Ranck 34627 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Artist Al Calderaro of Gallery A http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/artist-al-calderaro-gallery <p>Al&nbsp; Calderaro is the gallery owner/curator of <a href="http://www.gallerya.biz/">Gallery A</a> in the blossoming arts section of downtown/oldtown Richmond, Va.&nbsp;&nbsp; Kara Dahl Russell met Al a few weeks ago (traveling with her long-time friend, internationally recognized sculptor, John Antone).&nbsp; They viewed the current show, and had such a multi-layered discussion that she invited Al to come on air to share his unusual view from “both sides of the desk” as a pop-art painter who worked in the heyday of the New York pop-art scene, and now a gallery owner.&nbsp; He shares what Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:59:00 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 31731 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Artist Al Calderaro of Gallery A Dr. William Folger, Dean of SU's Music Dept. http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/dr-william-folger-dean-sus-music-dept <P>This Friday, Feb. 8<SUP>th</SUP> &nbsp;at S.U., the Faculty of the Music Department will present a recital in conjunction with the opening reception of an Art Dept. Faculty show.&nbsp; Kara Dahl Russell talks with the Dean of the Music Department, Dr. William Folger about this, and other upcoming departmental collaborations on the S.U. campus.</P> <P><A href="http://www.salisbury.edu/newsevents/fullstoryview.asp?id=5187">SU Faculty Art Show Feb 8th</A></P> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:36:55 +0000 Chris Ranck 28798 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Martin Berkofsky - Piano Virtuoso http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/martin-berkofsky-piano-virtuoso <p>An internationally renowned pianist performing since the age of 8, who performed with the London &amp; Berlin Symphonies, Martin Berkofsky’s recording of Beethoven’s Fantasie for piano, orch &amp; chorus has been a big favorite with our audience.&nbsp; Knowing this, and passing through Salisbury while traveling, he sent an email to Kara Dahl Russell and really wanted to “make it work” for us to have an interview together to be able to thank you, our audience for your enthusiastic support.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:00:33 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 25974 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net SSO Concert Master, Sachi Murasugi http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/sso-concert-master-sachi-murasugi-0 <P>Just before the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra’s Dec. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:46:00 +0000 Chris Ranck 25582 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Colin Maier: Oboe Acrobat http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/colin-maier-oboe-acrobat <p><a href="http://www.colinmaier.com">Colin Maier</a><font color="#0071b3">&nbsp; </font></p><p>Kara Dahl Russell obviously had a lot of fun interviewing Colin Maier (pronounced MYer).&nbsp;&nbsp; He has very interesting things to say about music education, creativity and serendipity.&nbsp; His "path" as an oboe-accrobat has been so unique, and charmed, and his resolve to take the stuffiness out of classical music so good-hearted, that he is a joyous new note in classical music.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:23:35 +0000 Chris Ranck 24335 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Colin Maier: Oboe Acrobat Violist Roberto Díaz http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/violist-roberto-d-az <p>Internationally esteemed Viola virtuoso Roberto Diaz, and current Director of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music performs in <a href="http://www.salisbury.edu/newsevents/fullstoryview.asp?id=5072">recital on Sept. 29<sup>th</sup>, 2012</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp; Kara Dahl Russell talks to him about the mystique of the Viola, the repertoire for the instrument, his upcoming performance and recordings, and whether “classical” music can hope for a more melodic future.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 21836 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Violist Roberto Díaz Beata Moon http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/beata-moon <p>Kara Dahl Russell says, “I believe that Beata is a prime example of both where classical music is now, and definitely of where classical music is going.” Beata Moon was a child prodigy, went to Juliard, then paused to re-evaluate her place in music and it’s place in her life.&nbsp; The result was a turn to composition.&nbsp; Her work is inventive and fresh, as is her way of approaching the production side of music.&nbsp; In an extended interview (with some of her music playing underneath) we have a wide ranging discussion of music production, family influences, a musician’s “side gigs” and Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:50:00 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 21363 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Beata Moon Yelling in the French Style http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/yelling-french-style-1 <p></p><p>Singers take note:&nbsp; Kara Dahl Russell explains and demonstrates various vocal styles as an introduction to a risky new CD release by Celine Ricci, "Les Bestaires."&nbsp;&nbsp; Ricci is a renowned French Baroque Opera singer who brings this very particular mode of vocal approach to a collection of art songs from the early 1900s.&nbsp; This clip ends with about 2 mins of the song being introduced from the CD. See the <a href="http://wsclblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/just-opened-sept-21-2012.html">WSCL Classical Blog </a>for more information about this CD.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Chris Ranck 21513 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Yelling in the French Style Soprano Patricia Racette http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/soprano-patricia-racette <p>On August 18<sup>th</sup> at 8PM,&nbsp;&quot;An Evening with&nbsp;<a href="http://www.patriciaracette.com/biography.asp">Patricia Racette</a>&quot;&nbsp;will be presented by <a href="http://www.operaatthebeach.com/">Opera at the Beach</a>.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 19:30:00 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 17622 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Soprano Patricia Racette SSO- Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/sso-dr-jeffrey-schoyen <p><a href="http://www.salisbury.edu/sso/welcome.html">The Salisbury Symphony&nbsp;Orchestra</a> will&nbsp;be performing &quot;<a href="http://www2.salisbury.edu/calendars/Program/event_view.asp?EID=568459&amp;ID=2&amp;cTYPE=1&amp;month=3&amp;year=2012&amp;cate=">A Bach and Mozart Celebration</a>&quot;&nbsp;Saturday, March 3rd. SSO director Dr. Jeffrey&nbsp;Schoyen&nbsp;sat down to discuss the&nbsp;concert.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:39:50 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 8603 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net SSO- Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen Euphonium Soloist Adam Frey http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/euphonium-soloist-adam-frey <p>WSCL&#39;s Tom&nbsp;Hehman was able to interview&nbsp;<a href="http://www.euphonium.com/index.html">International Euphonium&nbsp;soloist, Adam&nbsp;Frey</a>, after he headlined a local brass event.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:27:20 +0000 Chris Ranck 8601 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Euphonium Soloist Adam Frey Dr. Everett McCorvey, Director of the American Spiritual Ensemble http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/dr-everett-mccorvey-director-american-spiritual-ensemble <p>On Friday February 3<sup>rd</sup>, Kara had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Everett McCorvey, Director of the American Spiritual Ensemble.&nbsp; He and the Ensemble were conducting Choral workshops and masterclasses that week, culminating in performances held at Asbury United Methodist Church.&nbsp; Dr. McCorvey spoke about the definition of and continued relevance of American Spiritual music.&nbsp; Click this link to hear a streaming version of the interview.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:56:09 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 7537 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Ivan Ilic CD release: Godowsky/Chopin works http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ivan-ilic-cd-release-godowskychopin-works <p>American-born piano virtuoso Ivan Ilic&nbsp;has just released a CD&nbsp;of Godowsky&#39;s&nbsp;transcriptions of Chopin&#39;s etudes... for the left&nbsp;hand&nbsp;alone.&nbsp; Considered&nbsp;some of the most difficult works in piano repertoire,&nbsp;Ilic&nbsp;has made the rare release of the entire&nbsp;22 work&nbsp;set of works.&nbsp;&nbsp; Released&nbsp;Wednesday in&nbsp;Paris, not yet released here&nbsp;in the U.S.,&nbsp;Kara Dahl Russell&nbsp;had a laughter-filled chat with Ivan&nbsp;about&nbsp;the works,&nbsp;the life of&nbsp;a musician, and a&nbsp;philosophy of art... and life.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:45:00 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 6582 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Previous "Classical Chat" http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/previous-classical-chat <p>In moving from the previous Website, we lost some on Kara Dahl Russel&#39;s &quot;Classical Chats&quot;.</p><p>They are gathered here in this post. Look here for more of 89.5&#39;s Classical Chat series.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 17:44:29 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 6510 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net