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Alain Altinoglu Interview


30:53 minutes (42.41 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 15 Feb 2014

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.

Lyles Post-Game Interview 2.7.14


1:03 minutes (495.43 KB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Meiko Lyles discusses his game-winning shot and the victory at Princeton.

CU win at Princeton 2.7.14


4:30 minutes (2.07 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Columbia pulls off the comeback with a great second-half effort to win at Princeton for the first time since 1993. Announcers: Ryan Young and Miles Johnson

Kyle Smith Interview 1.29.14


9:45 minutes (11.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Jan 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.  

Brian Jay Jones (Jim Henson: The Biography), Hosted by Brianna Brown


60:18 minutes (82.81 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 24 Jan 2014

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.

Christa Ludwig Interview


41:32 minutes (38.03 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 18 Jan 2014

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.

John Zinsser and Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Role of the Ombudsman


32:16 minutes (36.93 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 13 Jan 2014

January's installment of our series with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) features John Zinsser, an instructor at the negotiation and confilct resolution masters program at Columbia University. Zinsser discusses his experience as an organizational ombudsman, a designated neutral and confidential mediator within organizations like hospitals, universities and corporations.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2012)


27:11 minutes (12.45 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Jun 2012

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.

After Tiller


18:57 minutes (21.69 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 18 Sep 2013

For this Late City Edition, check out our coverage on After Tiller, an award-winning documentary on late-term abortions.  The film follows the only four doctors in the United States who perform third-trimester abortions; the fifth, George Tiller, was assassinated in 2009.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2013)


23:09 minutes (10.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 Sep 2013

Columbia baseball alumus Dario Pizzano joined us in studio to discuss his year with the Seattle Mariners' minor league team, the Clinton Lumberkings.

Robin Harris Interview (2012)


24:53 minutes (45.56 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Aug 2012

Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris joined Sam Tydings and Ryan Young to discuss her job, the Ivy League/Big 10 concussion initiative, the basketball postseason, Columbia's struggles, and much more.

Gary Cohen Interview (2012)


31:41 minutes (36.25 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Aug 2012

WKCR alumnus and current Mets TV play-by-play man Gary Cohen joined Gigi Clark to discuss his time at Columbia, his life in broadcasting, and the Mets. Recorded 5.1.12.

2014 Ivy MBB Preview with Michael James


56:59 minutes (26.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Jan 2014

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)

John Templon Interview 12.28.13


8:56 minutes (4.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

John Templon from nycbuckets.com joined Peter Andrews and Ryan Young at halftime of Columbia's game at the Barclays Center to discuss the Lions, St. John's, and the rest of NYC college basketball. 

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 3


13:19 minutes (6.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of the final eight minutes of Columbia basketball vs. St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 2


12:48 minutes (5.86 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of Columbia's second-half comeback against St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 1


13:06 minutes (6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of Columbia basketball's first half against St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

Interview with EOM during Wintervention Tour


13:13 minutes (12.11 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 3 Jan 2014

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.  

Sondra Radvanovsky Interview (2011)


35:09 minutes (40.23 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 16 Apr 2011

Interview with American Verdi soprano Sondra Radvanovsky. Preparing for her appearances in the Met's Trovatore, Radvanovsky describes the challenges of her newest roles Aida and Tosca, as well as her preparation for her (then) upcoming roles, Norma and Donizetti's Tudor Queens. Interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at Lincoln Center on April 15, 2011.

Interview with Lynne Sharon Schwartz


31:26 minutes (28.79 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 7 Nov 2013

Author Lynne Sharon Schwartz joins us to discuss her latest novel, Two-Part Inventions, now out in paperback.  The novel traces the life of Suzanne, a classical pianist, whose sudden death forces her husband to reflect on his desicion to fabricate over one hundred recordings of her music.  During the interview, Schwartz discusses her earliest publications from the 1970s, her childhood in Brooklyn, and her writing process.  Hosted by Mahima Chablani. 

Dr. Stephan Mayer


43:56 minutes (50.28 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 12 Dec 2013

Dr. Stephan Mayer, director of the Neurological Intensive Care Unit at Columbia University Medical Center, joins our producer Ruby Dutcher to discuss his experience as an intensive care physician and the epidemic of slow, machine regulated death that has accompanied advances in modern medicine, and explains why we should talk about death at dinner.

George M. Martin Interview


18:17 minutes (20.92 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 8 Oct 2013

Interview from our Viva Verdi! bicentennial broadcast with George M. Martin. Author of the recent book Verdi In America, Martin is one of the foremost American scholars of the great Italian composer. He speaks here about the US performance history of Verdi's operas and how Verdi became the most popular opera composer in the US during the second half of the twentieth century. Interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at WKCR on September 18, 2013.

Sondra Radvanovsky Interview


26:14 minutes (24.02 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Oct 2013

Interview from our Viva Verdi! bicentennial broadcast with American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky. Often considered today's great Verdi singer, Radvanovsky has made her mark in roles from Leonora to Aida. Now today's great Norma, the multifaceted diva speaks about balancing her career between Verdi, verismo, and bel canto. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at Lincoln Center on October 6, 2013.  

Dolora Zajick Interview


25:22 minutes (29.03 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Oct 2013

Interview from our Viva Verdi! bicentennial broadcast with Dolora Zajick. Since her Met debut in 1988, Ms. Zajick has sung over 150 performances of four Verdi roles: Amneris; Azucena; Eboli; and Ulrica. What is more remarkable is that, now in her 60's she still manages to sing them with the same vocal health and authority as when she first started singing. In this exclusive interview, Zajick speaks about technique and nurturing the next generation of dramatic voices. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian via phone on September 27, 2013.

Maria Guleghina Interview


23:03 minutes (26.39 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 8 Oct 2013

Interview from our Viva Verdi! bicentennial broadcast celebration. For the past twenty-five years, Maria Guleghina has sung on all the world's leading stages and has made dramatic Verdi roles such as Lady Macbeth and Abigaille her specialty. In this particular interview, she speaks about her views on some of the most punishing roles of the repertoire. Interview conducted by Stepan Atamian via Skype (Ms. Guleghina was in Russia) on September 21, 2013.

Maria Guleghina Interview

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23:03 minutes (0 bytes)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 8 Oct 2013

Interview with Maria Guleghina from our Vivi Verdi! two-day bicentennial broadcast. One of the leading Verdi singers of the past twenty-five years, Guleghina is known for numerous Verdi heroines including Lady Macbeth, Amelia, and especially Abigaille.

AC4 December


30:03 minutes (34.39 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 9 Dec 2013

The Jordan river has inspired countless poems and spirituals, but these days it is hardly recognizable. Partially due to human intervention, the flow of the Jordan has dramatically slowed, and the river is now ecologically endangered. In our December 2013 collaboration with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida, an expert in conflict reslolution, is joined by three of her students.

Latin American Mining (Part 1)


30:00 minutes (34.34 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 28 Oct 2013

In this Late City Edition feature, producer Naomi Cohen moderated a round-table discussion on mining and oil drilling -- also known as extraction -- in Latin America. She sat down with Lisa Sachs, Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Chris Santiago, a Phd candidate in Columbia University's Anthropology Department who is researching the protests in Cajamarca, Peru against gold mining; and Nicolas Chango, the last leader of his tribe in Salasaca, Ecuador and a speaker on indigenous rights issues.

Latin American Mining (Part 2)


38:00 minutes (43.49 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 28 Oct 2013

In this Late City Edition feature, producer Naomi Cohen moderated a round-table discussion on mining and oil drilling -- also known as extraction -- in Latin America. She sat down with Lisa Sachs, Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Chris Santiago, a Phd candidate in Columbia University's Anthropology Department who is researching the protests in Cajamarca, Peru against gold mining; and Nicolas Chango, the last leader of his tribe in Salasaca, Ecuador and a speaker on indigenous rights issues.

Narco Cultura


17:45 minutes (20.32 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 25 Nov 2013

The Sundance film Narco Cultura follows a CSI unit in Juarez, Mexico - the world's murder capital - and explores the culture surrounding narcocorridos, a music genre that features Mexican ballads about the country's drug lords. Late City Edition Producer Zachary Wyche sat down with director Shaul Schwarz to discuss the film and narcocorrido culture.

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