The Morning Show
May 29, 201305/29/13
Igor Stravinsky. On the 100th anniversary of the riotous premiere of The Rite of Spring, we hear the composer describe the moment when all hell let loose at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
May 22, 2013
Thomas Stewart (on the Wagner Bicentennial). The late, legendary American Wagnerian bass-baritone and voice teacher talks about what it takes to be a Wagnerian singer.
May 17, 2013
Marin Alsop. After hearing from old-time maestros Bruno Walter & George Szell on what it takes to be a maestro, this modern day maestra weighs in on the same matter, and comes to it from a different angle.
May 15, 2013
George Szell. The legendary maestro talks about recording conditions he faced in the 19-teens.
April 29, 2013
Salman Rushdie. The renowned writer's novel Midnight's Children has been made into a film that opens this week in Southern California. He talks with your friendly DJ.
April 26, 2013
Lang Lang. The superstar pianist, who appears next week with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to play the Tchaikovsky Concerto, with Gustavo Dudamel conducting, talks about his grand ambitions when he first came to America to study at the Curtis...
April 25, 2013
Lang Lang. The superstar pianist, who performs the Tchaikovsky 1st Piano Concerto next week with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, talks about his expressive style.
April 18, 2013
Artur Rubinstein. The great Polish-American pianist talks about maintaining his technique
April 17, 2013
Leon Fleisher. The distinguished American pianist talks about the musician serving the music.
April 16, 2013
Leif Ove Andsnes. The renowned Norwegian pianist talks about Grieg's piano.
April 15, 2013
Alfred Brendel. The retired great pianist talks about living with works over a lifetime.
April 12, 2013
Dylan Thomas. The great Welsh poet, who dropped out of school at age 16, speaks of his childhood school days.
April 11, 2013
Virginia Wolfe. The great English writer talks about creating new words, for all the good it does.
April 10, 2013
Julian Barnes. The British novelist reads from his 2011 Man Booker Prize winning book The Sense of an Ending.
April 9, 2013
Winston Churchill. On "Winston Churchill Day" in the U.S., we hear the former PM speaking to the British people via radio on the eve of The Battle of Britain.
April 8, 2013
The late Margaret Thatcher. The UK's former PM talks about her tidy personal nature.
April 5, 2013
Gil Shaham. One of today's leading violinsts talks about the care and feeding of his fiddle.
April 4, 2013
April 3, 2013
Gil & Orli Shaham. The brother-sister duo talk about performing together.
April 1, 2013
Gil Shaham. The great violinist talks about the role of the musician as "actor."
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