Presto! A classical music podcast from New England Public Radio's John Nowacki, the host of Morning Classical on NEPR. In this monthly podcast, Nowacki goes in-depth with noted conductors, composers and musicians.
Presto!

Presto!

From New England Public Radio

A classical music podcast from New England Public Radio's John Nowacki, the host of Morning Classical on NEPR. In this monthly podcast, Nowacki goes in-depth with noted conductors, composers and musicians.

Most Recent Episodes

Episode #4 - Carolyn Kuan

Carolyn Kuan is the Music Director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra . She's conducted symphonic programs, operas and ballets with orchestras around-the-world. Kuan is a champion of new music and recently released a recording of Phillip Glass' music with the Hague Philharmonic

Preview of Episode #4 - Carolyn Kuan

On May 10th, Carolyn Kuan, Music Director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra , will be one of four recipients of the 10th Annual New England Public Radio Arts and Humanities Awards . Kuan has been music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra since 2011. In this preview episode of Presto!, John Nowacki and Kaun discuss making a difference in the region and the current climate in the classical music world for female conductors and composers. Kuan will be featured on the next Presto!,

Episode #3 - Mark Singleton & Voce

Mark Singleton is the Artistic Director of Voce , a choral ensemble based in Hartford, Connecticut. Singleton and Voce are champions of new choral music particularly from composer in the early stages of their careers. In this episode of Presto, John Nowacki and Singleton discuss "Music of the Spheres," Voce's recent recording.

Episode #2 - Paul Mealor

In this episode of Presto! , John Nowacki spoke with Welsh composer Paul Mealor who is one of the most popular choral composers today. His sacred motets, songs and cycles have been performed, broadcast and recorded by artists in the UK, USA and much further afield.

Episode #1- Kenneth Fuchs

Award-winning, American composer and conductor Kenneth Fuchs is Professor of Composition at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. He has composed music for orchestra, band, chorus and various chamber ensembles.

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