09-20-20 Avalonia Land Conservancy - Conducting Conversations

September 21st, 2020

The Avalonia Land Conservancy, is the subject of this week's program with Terri Eickel, Development and Programming Director. We talk about their plans for a major event coming soon; Trail Trek which will run from October 17th to the 25th. We also get to hear some newer beautiful music by Terri, who is a professional singer. For more information you can call      (860) 884-3500, or go to www.avalonia.org

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09-13-20 Music of Cole Porter - Conducting Conversations

September 14th, 2020

The subject of this week's program is the music of Cole Porter with Mike Maino. Mike has a chance to do another in a series about great American Artists. He'll talk about Cole Porter's life and play a variety of artists performing his music. For more information or comments about the show you can call (401) 294-9274 or email maino@classical959.com 

Almanac: On June 9, 1891, Cole Porter, the Broadway composer of such hits  as "Kiss Me, Kate" and "Anything Goes," was born - CBS News

09-06-20 Chorus of Westerly - Conducting Conversations

September 8th, 2020

The Chorus of Westerly is the subject of this week's program, with Andrew Howell, Music Director and Ryan Saunders, Executive Director. We talk via Zoom about their lost concert season and how the pandemic has changed their method of operation, with virtual gatherings instead of in person rehearsals, and their plans for some major events coming soon. We also get to hear some never before released music by the chorus. For more information call (401) 596-8663, or go to www.chorusofwesterly.org ​

Chorus of Westerly | Westerly, RI 02891

08-30-20 Core Memory Concerts - Conducting Conversations

August 31st, 2020

This week Core Memory Concerts, is the subject of the program, with Craig Maynard, Artistic Director. He'll talk about the upcoming season that has been changed because of the pandemic restrictions, and how they plan to proceed. We'll listen to some selections from the concert that will be held September 12 and the future fall concerts. For more information go to www.corememory.io

Concerts at Home | Core Memory Music

08-23-20 The Singers Unlimited - Conducting Conversations

August 24th, 2020

The subject of this week's program is the music of “Singers Unlimited”, with Mike Maino. Mike has a chance to do the third in a series about great American Artists. In this case the artists are a singing group from the 1970's, he plays some of their most famous arrangements. For more information or comments call (401) 294-9274, or email maino@classical959.com

Singers Unlimited - Complete a Capella Sessions - Amazon.com Music

08-16-20 RI Civic Choral & Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

August 17th, 2020

The RI Civic Choral and Orchestra, is the subject of this week's program  with Dr. Joshua Rohde, Music Director. We talk via  Zoom about their lost concert season, how they are coping during the pandemic and listen to some of the music that they have performed and will perform in the future. For more information you can call 401-521-5670, or go to www.ricco.org

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08-09-20 Concert Pianist Kenneth Hamilton - Conducting Conversations

August 10th, 2020

This week we feature Kenneth Hamilton, concert pianist from Scotland, although in this show he'll be coming to us remotely from Germany. We'll listen to examples of his music from his recently released CD, “More Preludes to Chopin”, discuss his career and how he became “one of the finest players of his generation”. He has appeared many times on TV, radio, and at festivals around the world.​

Professor Kenneth Hamilton - People - Cardiff University

08-02-20 Rhode Island International Film Festival - Conducting Conversations

August 3rd, 2020

This week The RI International Film Festival is the subject of the program with George T. Marshall, Executive Director. With George in his home studio, we remotely talk about the Festival's 24th season which has been changed because of the virus shutdown. It's going to run this week, August 4th to the 9th. For more information you can call 401.861.4445 or go to www.film-festival.org

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