7-23-17 Music of Irving Berlin - Conducting Conversations

July 24th, 2017

The subject of this week's program is the music of Irving Berlin as sung by Michael Feinstein, with Mike Maino. Mike has a chance to do the second in a series about great American Artists. He'll talk about Berlin's life and play his music as interpreted, performed and arranged by Michael Feinstein. For more information or comments about the show you can call (401) 294-9274 or email maino@classical959.com ​

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7-16-17 Theatre by the Sea-Beauty and the Beast - Conducting Conversations

July 17th, 2017

Theatre By The Sea's production of “Beauty and the Beast" is the subject of this week's program with Bill Hanney, owner of the theatre. We talk about the upcoming musical and listen to some of the very popular songs from the production. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com​

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7-09-17 Kingston Chamber Music Festival 2017 - Conducting Conversations

July 10th, 2017

The Kingston Chamber Music Festival is the subject of this week's program, with Brian Mitchell, Managing Director. We talk about the upcoming Festival, and listen to some of the amazing music from last year's concerts. The Festival runs from July 19th to 30th, at the University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center. For more information go to www.kingstonchambermusic.org



7-02-17 RI International Film Festival 2017 - Conducting Conversations

June 29th, 2017

This week The RI International Film Festival is the subject of the program with George T. Marshall, Executive Director and Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the RI Film and TV Office. We talk about summer block buster movies and listen to the music from them. For more information you can call 401.861.4445 or go to www.film-festival.org


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6-25-17 The Newport Contemporary Music Series - Conducting Conversations

June 26th, 2017

The Newport Contemporary Music Series, is the subject of this week's program, with Paul Van Anglen, Executive Director of the series. We talk about their upcoming concerts, and listen to some of the music from the programs being presented in July. For more information call 401-829-7593, or go to www.ncmsri.org

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6-18-17 Theatre by the Sea-The Music Man - Conducting Conversations

June 19th, 2017

Theatre By The Sea's production of “The Music Man” is the subject of this week's program with Richard Sabellioco, director and Jason O'Strowski, actor playing the role of Harold Hill. We talk about the upcoming musical and listen to some of the very popular songs from the production. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com​

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6-11-17 Meredith Willson - Conducting Conversations

June 12th, 2017

Meredith Willson is the subject of this week's program with Jamie Jones, a member of the cast of Music Man, playing at Theatre By The Sea later this month. We talk about how one of America's favorite musicals came to be and listen to some original recordings of Meredith “pitching his new (1957) musical to potential producers. The production runs at the theatre from June 21st to July 15th. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com

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6-04-17 The Smart Set - Conducting Conversations

June 5th, 2017

 The Smart Set is the subject of this week's program with Enrico Garzilli, composer. We talk about the upcoming musical about F. Scott Fitzgerald, set on the French Riviera, and listen to some of the songs from the production.This production will be at the Narragansett Theatre from June 8th to the 11th. For more information and tickets you can go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717696​

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