03-22-20 Aaron-Larget Caplan-classical guitarist - Conducting Conversations

March 23rd, 2020

This week we feature Aaron-Larget Caplan, classical guitarist. We will listen to examples of his music from his CDs, discuss his career and how he has had the opportunity to travel the world playing at great concert venues. For more information you can go to www.alcguitar.com ​


03-15-20 Eddie Dillon, Composer, Arranger, Singer and Guitarist - Conducting Conversations

March 16th, 2020

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 in 2007. 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 go to www.eddiedillon.com

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03-08-20 State Ballet of Rhode Island-Giselle - Conducting Conversations

March 9th, 2020

The State Ballet of Rhode Island is the subject of the program, with Ana Marsden Fox, Executive Director. We talk about their upcoming performance of, “Giselle”, and listen to some selections that will be used in the production, Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, at the Park Theatre in Cranston. For more information go to www.stateballet.com or www.parktheatreri.com


03-01-20 RI Civic Choral & Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

March 2nd, 2020

The RI Civic Choral and Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Dr. Joshua Rohde, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming concert    and listen to some of the music being presented on Saturday March 21st 7:30 PM, at St. Sebastian's Church in Providence. For more information you    can call 401-521-5670 or go to www.ricco.org.

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02-23-20 Mike Savard, Jazz Historian & Greg Mallozzi, Film Maker - Conducting Conversations

February 24th, 2020

This week Mike Savard, jazz historian and Greg Mallozzi, filmmaker are our special guests. We talk about the upcoming documentary on the life of Dave McKenna, jazz pianist, they are involved with, and listen to some selections of music that made him one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. For more      information go to the facebook page “Dave McKenna Appreciation Society”.​

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02-16-20 Peter Berton - Composer, Organist, Choir Director - Conducting Conversations

February 18th, 2020

This week Peter Berton, organist, choir director and composer is our special guest. We talk about the upcoming programs he's involved with at St. John the Evangelist Church, on the Point in Newport. Then we listen to some selections of music that will be presented during the showing of the silent movie “Hunchback of Notre Dame”, on Friday February 21st at 6:30PM. For more information you can go to www.saintjohns-newport.org


02-09-20 Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

February 11th, 2020

The Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra is the subject of this week's program, with Bruce Goldstein, President and Nathaniel Efthimiou,Guest Conductor. We talk about their upcoming concert and listen to some of the music from the program being presented on Sunday, March 8th, 3:00 PM at McVinney Auditorium. For more information you can call 401-274-4578, or go to www.nabsco.org.     


02-02-20 RI Film Festival - Conducting Conversations

February 3rd, 2020

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 Academy Award 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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