Don't miss an exclusive interview with Russian superstar Olga Borodina. For over two decades, the mezzo-soprano, who is in New York to reprise her acclaimed Amneris, has astonished audiences worldwide for her plush voice that has made her a definitive interpreter of works by Mussorgsky, Saint-Saëns, and Berlioz. The program will feature recordings of her in a wide variety of roles, from Rossini to Rachmaninoff. Stepan Atamian hosts.
Tune in on Thursday, October 30th as we dedicate 24 hours of programming to legendary trumpeter Clifford “Brownie” Brown in celebration of the 84th anniversary of his birth. In the course of only four years, from 1952 to 1956, Brown led and contributed to some of the greatest ensembles and recordings in jazz history, leaving his imprint on the genres of bebop and hard bop, as well as the art of jazz trumpet. Born in 1930 in Delaware, Brown drew much of his influence from the innovative
Please join us at 6pm this Wednesday as we sit down with composer and multi-instrumentalist Oran Etkin.
Tune to our weekly IAL show tonight at 11pm as we will be looking at three great masters of the Imdadkhani Gharana in Hindustani Classical Music. (Ustad Vilayat Khan, Ustaad Shahid Parvz and Ustad Shujaat Khan). Through these pieces we will try to capture the explain the characteristics of the gharana and what makes this tradition of Hindustani music special and unique and briefly discuss the elements of the structural organization of the raga that this gharana employs.