Kara Dahl Russell http://delmarvapublicradio.net en 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 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 Yelling in the French Style http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/yelling-french-style-2 <p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:12:35 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 30671 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net AP Submissions http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ap-submissions <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:50:49 +0000 Kara Dahl Russell 30668 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 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 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 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