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February 21, 2017

Welcome to insights and perspectives from those who make this service great. Contributors include, interns, on-air staff, management, and special CD reviews from our Music Director, John Pitman. As the music director, with over 30 years of broadcast experience, John auditions dozens of new releases every month, focusing on titles that stand out in terms of performance, repertoire or recording quality.


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Matt Haimovitz plays “Overtures to Bach”

Posted October 5, 2016 by

Cellist Matt Haimovitz, who started his career nearly 30 years ago on the DG label, recording the standard cello repertoire, soon broke out of that corner of classical music to seek a more personal journey. I recall, in... More


Joshua Bell plays “For the Love of Brahms”

Posted September 26, 2016 by

Joshua Bell’s newest CD is about friendship.  Friendship between Mr. Bell and his fellow musicians, who include British cellist Steven Isserlis, and American pianist Jeremy Denk, with whom Bell has performed and recorded many times; and friendship between... More


Chiara Quartet play Bartok “By Heart”

Posted September 12, 2016 by

Chiara in Italian means “clear”, “pure” or “light”.  These are apt words to describe the group’s sound, as well as their approach to string quartet repertoire.  The four have been together since their Juilliard days (more likely longer... More


A Darwinian Take on Musicology

Posted August 1, 2016 by

Evolution. It’s not just about Darwin’s finches and paleontology. Music history can be considered an evolutionary study of sorts: a tracing of where, when, why, and how music was played, written, discussed, or heard, and who was involved in... More