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WDAV Specials Archive - April 2014


Originally aired starting 4/3/2014
Interview with Robert Moody of the Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert MoodyHow do two area orchestras with two different conductors come together as one grand symphony? Robert Moody of the Winston-Salem Symphony talks with WDAV's Matt Rogers about upcoming joint concerts with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra.
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Originally aired starting 4/7/2014
Performance/Chat: Kontras Quartet
Kontras 150 jpgOur good friends The Kontras Quartet stop by to chat with host Matt Rogers and give us a preview of an upcoming concert, their last performance as the Western Piedmont Symphony's Quartet in Residence. 
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Originally aired starting 4/9/2014
The Bach Experience with Scott Allen Jarrett
jarrett-scott-allen-300px.jpgScott Allen Jarrett, Charlotte Symphony Director of Choruses and Assistant Conductor, gives a personal guide to hearing Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
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Originally aired starting 4/11/2014
Radio Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice
Merchant of Venice 150

This unique production of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice harkens back to the heyday of radio drama, with a live broadcast at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, in commemoration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s baptism.


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Originally aired starting 4/14/2014
Performance/Chat: North Carolina Baroque Orchestra
Margaret CarpenterSoprano Margaret Carpenter joins members of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra for a visit to the WDAV studios for a live preview of the upcoming service featuring Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri.
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Originally aired starting 4/17/2014
Shakespeare in Music
Shakespeare FestivalIn celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, WDAV presents a week-long festival of classical selections inspired by Shakespeare's works.
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Originally aired starting 4/18/2014
Arts Feature: Martha Connerton, Kinetic Works
Martha Connerton 150WDAV's Matt Rogers talks to Martha Connerton, director of Kinetic Works about "The Season Ballet" featuring the score by Alexander Glazunov.
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Originally aired starting 4/18/2014
Carnegie Hall Live: Britten's War Requiem
Robert SpanoHailed as "a phenomenon" who "pulls together the most intellectually enticing and emotionally gripping [performances] in New York" (The New Yorker), Robert Spano leads his Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in a stirring performance of Britten’s towering masterpiece.
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Originally aired starting 4/18/2014
Arts Feature: Richard Rosenberg
Richard RosenbergFrank Dominguez talks with Richard Rosenburg, Artistic Director of the Union Symphony, about the Czech & Balances performance at The Batte Center at Wingate University.
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Originally aired starting 5/1/2014
Arts Feature: Dan Locklair, Northwest School of the Arts

Locklair NWSAThe music students of the Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte will present a Spring Recital including an exciting first for the school: the premiere of a new work by the acclaimed Charlotte-born composer Dan Locklair, commissioned on behalf of the school by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. Before they present this performance, Dan Locklair and the students will be in WDAV's John Clark Performance Studio to give us a preview.


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