Zach Wyhe interviews EOM before his show at Highline Ballroom, during the Wintervention Tour with Wax, Anderson.Paak (Breezy Lovejoy), and Parker (Dumbfoundead). It is a quick interview, but future and past projects are dicussed, along with production techniques and food preferences. EOM's music an be found at http://eom703.bandcamp.com/This was recorded December 6th, 2013.
Michael James (@ivybball) joined Ryan Young and Peter Andrews on the Firing Lion to preview the 2014 Ivy men's basketball season. (Order of discussion: Princeton, Harvard, Penn, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, the league)
A week after he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners, Columbia baseball star and Ivy Player of the Year Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young and Jim Pagels on the Firing Lion to discuss being drafted, his expectations for professional baseball and the Pulaski Mariners, Columbia baseball and much more.
An exclusive interview with legendary mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig. Born in Germany, Kammersängerin Ludwig sang for nearly 50 years, with a repertoire from Bach to Berg. Considered by many as the definitive interpreter of Wagner, Brahms, and Mahler, Ks. Ludwig speaks about her extensive career and experiences performing with some of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at the Blakely Hotel on January 16, 2014, which was the day after a masterclass she led at Carnegie Hall.
New York Times Bestselling Author and Vice President of Biographers International, Brian Jay Jones, talks about his second book, Jim Henson: The Biography. This definitive book about the Muppets creator has been hailed a New York Times Bestseller, chosen as the Best Biography of 2013 by Goodreads, and voted one of the Top Ten Books by CNN viewers. This interview was hosted by Brianna Brown on December 12, 2013 and originally aired on January 24, 2014.
Our first interview with Men's Basketball Head Coach Kyle Smith on his team's performance in non-conference and a look ahead to not only this weekend's games at Yale and Brown, but also to the remainder of the Ivy season.
An exclusive interview with conductor Alain Altinoglu. A young conductor famous already for his interpretations of French opera, Altinoglu speaks about French style and conducting at the greatest opera houses in the world. This interview was conducted on February 10, 2014 at the Metropolitan Opera following a rehearsal for a new production of Werther, which Altinoglu is leading.
In 2013 the prolific cartoonist Al Jaffee - best known for creating Mad Magazine's fold-in back cover - donated his entire archives, including fan mail, sketches and never-before-published comic strips, to Columbia. Late City Edition sat down with Karen Green, Columbia's graphic novels librarian, to discuss Jaffe's work and its relation to the history of publishing, censorship, and comic books in New York City.
Featuring updates on Columbia athletics and a discussion on Columbia men's basketball team's season and the meaning of its upcoming postseason appearance. Hosted by Miles Johnson with panel: Ryan Young, Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge and Evan Clinton.
An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Monday, March 17th with Jeffrey Milarsky, one of the leading conductors of contemporary music in New York City. He is conductor and senior lecturer at Columbia University and conductor of contemporary music ensembles at Juilliard and the Manhattan School of Music. He has conducted ensembles across the globe to critical acclaim, as well as being a well-established timpanist and percussionist with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Interview with violinist and composer Mari Kimura. She is a specialist in violin subharmonics — credited with "discovering" and mastering the technique for use in performance — and is a pioneer in interactive computer music. Kimura has completed violin studies at the Toho School, Japan's top conservatory; Boston University; and the Juilliard School, and has studied composition with Mario Davidovsky at Columbia University.
How does social media change how we talk about death? How might outlets like twitter shape and expand conversations around terminal illness? Writer Meghan O'Rourke draws on personal research and experience of her own mother's death to discuss cancer's place on twitter and the evolution of mourning rituals in a world that is both hyper-connected and hyper-disconnected.
Interview with organist Gail Archer. Having recently released The Muse's Voice, her new CD of female composers' organ music, Archer speaks about the inception of this album and her career as an organist, teacher, and director of the Barnard & Columbia Chorus. Interview conducted by Stepan Atamian
Tune in for an interview with Nancy Kates, producer and director of the forthcoming HBO documentary Regarding Susan Sontag. The film offers an in-depth study of intellectual, filmmaker, and activist Susan Sontag. We sat down with Kates to discuss the film, which debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.
The Westerlies The Westerlies are a New York based brass quartet comprised of four friends from Seattle, Washington. Avid explorers of cross-genre territory, The Westerlies are a collectively run ensemble dedicated to the cultivation of a new brass quartet repertoire that exists in the ever-narrowing gap between American folk music, jazz, classical, and indie rock. The Westerlies have premiered over 40 original works for brass quartet since their inception in 2011, and crafted an approach that Dave Douglas had described as “Swinging, grooving, clean and tricky playing.
Eric Sorenson (@Stitch_Head) of CollegeBaseballToday.com and ESPN joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss Columbia and college baseball as well as preview the upcoming NCAA Baseball tournament.
An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 with Pablo Heras-Casado, principal conductor of the Orchestra of St. Luke's. He joined WKCR for an interview about his performances on May 31st and June 1st for the New York Philharmonic Biennial, during which he led the Orchestra of St. Luke's in two programs titled Circles of Influence: Boulez and Benjamin.
An interview with Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka. Celebrated for her performances in Der Rosenkavalier, Ariadne Auf Naxos, and Die Frau Ohne Schatten, Ms. Pieczonka discusses her experience with the Strauss repertoire, singing in the legendary Patrice Chereau staging of Elektra, and keeping the voice healthy. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian on June 2, 2014 and broadcast during our Richard Strauss birthday broadcast from June 11-12.
A live interview with pianist and shakuhachi player Steve Cohn on the Musician's Show on WKCR from Wednesday, June 18th, 2014. Ever innovative, Steve has developed a unique style of improvisation over the course of his career, which has taken him across styles of jazz as well as across the world.
Includes interview with author Jonathan Eig on Lou Gehrig and the 75th anniversary of his speech and a discussion on the World Cup along with other sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman, Mollie Galchus and Kristyn Brundidge.
Commentary on Pete Mangurian's remarks during this week's Ivy League Football conference call and some MLB discussion following the trading deadline. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman and Charlie Wojcik.
Discussion on the NBA, NFL lockout, paying college athletes and more on sports head Tom Di Benedetto's final Firing Lion. Hosted by Tom with panel: Gigi Clark, Lucas Shaw, Sam Tydings, Nick Bloom, Ryan Young and Raahi Sheth.
Recap of the first weekend of the school year for Columbia Athletics, discussion on the meaning of M. Dianne Murphy stepping down at year's end, clip of an interview with Ivy Pitcher of the Year David Speer and a discussion on the Ray Rice situation. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Adam Jaffe, Charlie Wojcik, Jake Ethé and Max Rettig.