03-23-19 The Story of Mozart - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

March 26th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to the story of Mozart read by Ann Rachlin.Paperback Mozart Book

03-24-19 Young Professional Artist Program and ChangYong Shin - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

March 26th, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. In this program they discuss First-Prize Winner ChangYong Shin: Bachauer & Hilton Head Piano Competitions who will perform at The Breakers Saturday, July 6 @ 8:00 pm. Shin is the first-prize winner of the 2018 Bachauer International Piano Competition, the 2017 Seoul International Music Competition, and the 2016 Hilton Head International Piano Competition. He received his Bachelor of Music and was awarded the Paul G. Mechlin Scholarship from the Curtis Institute of Music in May 2016. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

First-Prize Winner ChangYong Shin: Bachauer & Hilton Head Piano Competitions

 

03-22-19 Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz After Dinner

March 25th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie from his 1957 Verve recording "Dizzy Gillespie at Newport".

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03-24-19 The Barker Playhouse - Conducting Conversations

March 25th, 2019

The Barker Playhouse is the subject of this week's program with Marcia Layden, Producer and Joan Dillenback, President.      We talk about their upcoming production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and listen to some of the music from the show which is being presented on May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, at the Playhouse on Benefit Street in Providence. For more information you can call 723-0590 or go to www.playersri.org  

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03-16-19 The World of Fairy Tales - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

March 18th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to Camille Saint-Saëns. Saint-Saëns took famous fairy tales and set music to them. They may be a little different from some of the stories that you know as these fairy tales were often passed down from generation to generation so they would get twisted and change slightly.

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03-17-19 Of Birds and Beasts - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

March 18th, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. They present music from this summer's concert titled...Of Birds and Beasts that will take place on Wednesday, July 17th at 11AM. The repertoire for this concert is by some of the greatest composers and yet, some of it is quite light-hearted in spirit. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Of Birds and Beasts

 

03-17-19 Eddie Dillon - Conducting Conversations

March 18th, 2019

This week, for a special show about St. Patrick's Day, we feature Eddie Dillon, Composer, Arranger, Singer and Guitarist, and one of the original guests on the show when it started.  Eddie is the only person to have appeared with Mike every year of the show's existence. We'll listen to some examples of his music, some of his personal favorites, and discuss his upcoming concerts. For more information you can go to www.eddiedillon.com ​

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03-15-19 Debra Mann - Jazz After Dinner

March 18th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to Pianist and Vocalist Debra Mann from her Whaling City Sound recording "Full Circle".

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