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Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

WFMT’s “Critic-at-Large” Andrew Patner presents an hour-long weekly program of conversation about the arts each Monday night.

Language:

English

Contact:

WFMT Radio Network 5400 N St. Louis Avenue Chicago, IL 60625-4698 (773) 279-2020


Episodes

Susanna Mälkki (Conductor) (Critical Thinking)

8/28/2017
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In a program from 2003, Andrew Patner's guest is Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki [...]

Duration: 01:02:09


Leonard Slatkin (rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

8/22/2017
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In a program from 2014, Andrew Patner's guest is conductor Leonard Slatkin discussing his work with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and in Lyon, and the music of William Schuman [...]

Duration: 00:58:18


Esa-Pekka Salonen (rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

8/14/2017
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In a program from 2013, Andrew Patner talks with conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, who was in town to conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. [...]

Duration: 01:00:44


Christian Thielemann, conductor (Critical Thinking)

8/7/2017
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In a program from 2013, Andrew Patner talks with German conductor Christian Thielemann who last month returned to Chicago in his new position as chief conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle [...]

Duration: 01:04:42


Maestro Bernard Haitink (rebroadcast from 2008) (Critical Thinking)

7/31/2017
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In a rebroadcast from 2008, Andrew Patner talks with conductor Bernard Haitink about Mahler, Shostakovich, and life [...]

Duration: 00:59:21


Krzysztof Penderecki, composer/conductor (Critical Thinking)

7/24/2017
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In a program from 2011, Andrew Patner's guest is Krzysztof Penderecki, in a conversation recorded when the distinguished Polish composer and conductor was in Chicago leading concerts at the Grand Park Music Festival [...]

Duration: 00:53:16


Gianandrea Noseda, conductor (Critical Thinking)

7/17/2017
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Andrew Patner's guest is Italian conductor and Rachmaninoff champion Gianandrea Noseda, who made his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut leading the first-ever CSO performances of Rachmaninoff's 1895 First Symphony [...]

Duration: 01:01:57


Erik Nielsen, conductor (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

7/10/2017
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In a program from 2009, Andrew Patner talks with young American conductor Erik Nielsen, 2009 Winner of a major grant of support from the Chicago-based Solti Foundation U.S. The Iowa-born Nielsen, kapellmeister of the Frankfurt Opera, has worked closely with such leading conductors as James Levine and Bernard Haitink, and discusses the challenges and expectations more [...]

Duration: 00:55:41


Michael Morgan, conductor (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

6/26/2017
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In a program from 2009, Andrew Patner's guest is Michael Morgan, Music Director for 20 seasons of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, and longtime Assistant Conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Sir Georg Solti and Daniel Barenboim [...]

Duration: 00:55:40


Gustavo Dudamel (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

6/19/2017
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In a program from 2009, Andrew Patner's guest is conductor Gustavo Dudamel [...]

Duration: 01:01:03


Anthony Barrese (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

6/12/2017
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In a program from 2008, Andrew Patner is joined by Melrose Park-native composer/conductor Anthony Barrese for conversation with music [...]

Duration: 01:00:21


Kent Nagano – Part 2 of 2 (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

6/5/2017
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From 2007, Andrew Patner shares the the second of a two-part conversation with music with American-born orchestra and opera conductor Kent Nagano [...]

Duration: 01:00:26


Kent Nagano – Part 1 of 2 (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

5/22/2017
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From 2007, Andrew Patner shares the first of a two-part conversation with music with American-born orchestra and opera conductor Kent Nagano [...]

Duration: 01:00:11


Cliff Colnot – Part 2 of 2 (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

5/15/2017
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In the second of a two-part program from 2007, Andrew Patner's guest is multi-faceted conductor-arranger-composer and teacher Cliff Colnot [...]

Duration: 00:57:03


Cliff Colnot – Part 1 of 2 (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

5/8/2017
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In the first of a two-part program from 2007, Andrew Patner's guest is multi-faceted conductor-arranger-composer and teacher Cliff Colnot [...]

Duration: 00:50:22


David Greilsammer’s Baroque Conversations (rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

5/1/2017
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In a program from 2012, Andrew shares a solo recording by young Israeli pianist David Greilsammer that combines Baroque works with contemporary pieces by Feldman, Lachenmann, and commissions from young Israelis Matan Porat and Nimrod Sahar [...]

Duration: 02:04:08


Music of Ralph Shapey (Rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

4/24/2017
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In a program from 2011, Andrew Patner presents violin music of the great American composer Ralph Shapey [...]

Duration: 00:59:52


Non-American Music (rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

4/17/2017
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In a show from 2008, Andrew Patner presents a program of non-American music [...]

Duration: 00:57:25


Cedille and Bridge (rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

4/10/2017
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In a program from 2013, Andrew Patner presents a program of releases from Cedille and Bridge records [...]

Duration: 01:09:42


Mostly New Music (rebroadcast) (Critical Thinking)

4/3/2017
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In a program from 2012, Andrew Patner presents a program of new recordings of mostly-new music [...]

Duration: 01:00:04

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