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Seattle Symphony Plays the 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Tuesday May 6th 2014


Classical Wyoming - Classical 24 Host Schedule (MTN TIME)

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4am – 8am:       John Zech (Mon.–Fri.)
8am – 12pm:     Jeff Esworthy (Mon.–Fri.)
12pm – 2pm:     Julie Amacher (Mon.–Fri.)
2pm – 6pm:       Lynne Warfel (Mon.–Wed.)  Mindy Ratner (Thurs.–Fri.)
6pm – 11pm:      Elena See (Mon.–Wed.)  Bob Christiansen (Thurs.–Fri.)
11pm – 4am:      Scott Blankenship (Mon.–Tues.) Ward Jacobson (Wed.–Fri.)


5am – 11am:       Lynne Warfel
11am – 5pm:      Mindy Ratner
5pm – 11pm:      Bob Christiansen
11pm – 5am:      Scott Blankenship


5am – 11am:      Mindy Ratner
11am – 5pm:      Lynne Warfel
5pm – 11pm:      Valerie Kahler


Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra: 2014-2015 Season on Wyoming Public Media

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Metropolitan Opera on Classical Wyoming

"The Death of Klinghoffer" by John Adams comes to the Metropolitan Opera for the first time for the 2014-15 season.
Credit Richard Hubert Smith

The 83rd season of the Toll Brothers Metropolitan Opera ended Saturday May 10th. The 84th Met Opera season for 2014-2015 will start December 2014 on Wyoming Public Radio. Check out the new season lineup here.

Single Shot Live
5:08 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

John Fadial: Ballade From Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 3

Credit Anna Rader

John Fadial teaches violin at the University of Wyoming. On Thursday, April 17 he’ll perform with pianist Theresa Bogard at 7:30 pm at the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Fadial says the recital emphasizes contemporary repertoire for violin and piano written since 1995, including works by Richard Danielpour, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Arvo Pärt.

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Open Spaces
3:00 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

12-Year-Old Piano Prodigy Competes In Paris

James Wilson in recital at the University of Wyoming in 2012.
Credit AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Dan Cepeda

12-year-old Laramie pianist James Wilson was one of only two Americans to compete in the prestigious Lagny-sur-Marne piano competition in Paris last month.

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Single Shot Live
4:17 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Sybarite5: Black Bend

Credit Anna Rader

Genre-bending string quintet Sybarite5 performs Dan Visconti’s ‘Black Bend.’

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Single Shot Live
12:44 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Chi-Chen Wu: Drammàtico from Scriabin’s Piano Sonata No. 3 in F# Minor


Pianist Chi-Chen Wu is a recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist. She teaches piano at the University of Wyoming. Here’s part of a recent recital performance, featuring the first movement of Alexander Scriabin’s third piano sonata, composed 1897-98.

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Open Spaces
3:28 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

UW Stages Ambitious Performance of Carmina Burana

One of classical music’s most famous pieces is not normally performed the way the composer conceived it. But next week (Nov. 19-24), the University of Wyoming is staging Carmina Burana the way Carl Orff intended—with dancers and actors alongside the orchestra and chorale. That’s 150 performers onstage at once. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer spoke with UW dance professor and choreographer Lawrence Jackson.

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4:32 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Linden String Quartet to perform at UW

Linden String Quartet

The Linden String Quartet is a rising star in the chamber music world. The quartet has won first prize in five major competitions and recently completed a residency at Yale University. On Friday, November 8, the Linden performs at the University of Wyoming. Violinist Sarah McElravy spoke with Wyoming Public Media’s Micah Schweizer about the quartet's blossoming career.

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Single Shot Live
2:48 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Nicole Riner: Winter Spirits (comp. Katherine Hoover)

Credit Anna Rader

Nicole Riner is a recitalist, clinician, and freelance flutist. She teaches at the University of Wyoming. Composer Katherine Hoover, who wrote ‘Winter Spirits’, is known for evoking Native American flute sounds in her flute pieces.

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7:10 am
Wed October 2, 2013

As other orchestras struggle, Wyoming Symphony Orchestra thrives

Credit Wes Mostaert

The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra's 2013-14 season opens Saturday, October 5. Over the past several years, the audience for the Casper-based ensemble has steadily increased: it’s up 25 percent in just the last season. That’s notable in an era where orchestras from Honolulu to Syracuse have filed for bankruptcy. Wyoming Public Media’s Micah Schweizer asked Wyoming Symphony Orchestra executive director Rachel Bailey what accounts for that success...

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Single Shot Live
12:39 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Alice Freeman: Mist Covered Mountains

Credit Anna Rader

Based in Laramie, Alice Freeman provides unforgettable music on her pedal harp, traditional Celtic harp, carbon fiber Celtic harp or hammered dulcimer. Alice is certified as a Healing Musician, a Therapeutic Harp Practitioner and a Clinical Musician.  She maintains a private practice providing soothing harp music at bedside in several local health care facilities.

Listen to her harp rendition of a traditional Scottish tune, "Mist Covered Mountains" by John Cameron.

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