Piano Music http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Tulsa Symphony Offers an "Audience Choice Concert," with Saint-Saens and Mozart on the Program http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-offers-audience-choice-concert-saint-saens-and-mozart-program <p>Tomorrow night, Saturday the 8th, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra continues its current season with an "Audience Choice Concert," which begins at 7:30pm in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. On the program, two works by Saint-Saens ("Carnival of the Animals" and "Symphony No. 3") as well as the "Concerto for Two Pianos" by Mozart. It's sure to be a special evening of music, with the twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton both appearing as Guest Artists at the piano. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:00:17 +0000 Rich Fisher 54107 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Offers an "Audience Choice Concert," with Saint-Saens and Mozart on the Program Menahem Pressler, the Legendary Chamber Musician, to Appear in Tulsa with the Ariel Quartet http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/menahem-pressler-legendary-chamber-musician-appear-tulsa-ariel-quartet <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we are pleased to welcome Menahem Pressler, the internationally renowned classical pianist, who is best known as a founding member of the long-running Beaux Arts Trio --- and who has been described as "a national treasure" by The Los Angeles Times. A truly distinguished and esteemed German-American musician who will turn 90 later this year, Pressler has been, since the mid-1950s, a member of the piano faculty at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he is now the Distinguished Professor of Music in the Charles Webb Chair. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:03:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 48370 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Menahem Pressler, the Legendary Chamber Musician, to Appear in Tulsa with the Ariel Quartet The Tulsa Symphony Takes on a Pair of Brahms Masterpieces http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-takes-pair-brahms-masterpieces <p>Tomorrow night, Saturday the 5th, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra continues its current season with a 7:30pm curtain at the Tulsa PAC. On the program are two well-known, well-loved pieces from Brahms: his Piano Concerto No. 1 and his Symphony No. 2. Our guest on ST is Steven Smith, who will be the guest conductor for this concert, which will also feature a special guest appearance by the renowned pianist William Wolfram. Smith talks about his fondness for --- and his considerable familiarity with --- these two Brahms &quot;war horses&quot; (as he affectionately calls them). Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:45:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 47368 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Takes on a Pair of Brahms Masterpieces Classical Origins and Jazz Chops Galore: A Chat with the Noted Composer and Pianist Amina Figarova http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/classical-origins-and-jazz-chops-galore-chat-noted-composer-and-pianist-amina-figarova <p>On this edition of our show, we speak by phone with the pianist, composer, and bandleader Amina Figarova, who was born in Azerbaijan in 1966 and is now based in New York City. She began to study music as a child, eventually attending the Baku Conservatory, and became a classical concert pianist while still a young girl. Later she was drawn to jazz at the Rotterdam Conservatory --- and later still at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:44:29 +0000 Rich Fisher 44772 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Classical Origins and Jazz Chops Galore: A Chat with the Noted Composer and Pianist Amina Figarova TU's School of Music Presents Agnieszka Przemyk-Bryła in Concert http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tus-school-music-presents-agnieszka-przemyk-bry-concert <p>Today our guest on ST is the accomplished Polish musician Agnieszka Przemyk-Bryła, who's won several prestigious piano competitions over the years and who's also an assistant professor in the Piano Department at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. She'll be giving a free-to-the-public piano recital here on the TU campus tomorrow night (Wednesday the 24th) at 7:30pm; the recital, presented by the TU School of Music, will take place in the Gussman Concert Hall of the Lorton Performance Center. On the program will be music by Szymanowski, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:56:17 +0000 Rich Fisher 37868 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU's School of Music Presents Agnieszka Przemyk-Bryła in Concert The Tulsa Symphony Turns "Violet" with Mozart and Bruckner http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-turns-violet-mozart-and-bruckner <p>Our guest on this edition of ST is Daniel Hege, who's been on our show before, and who's widely seen as one of America's finest young conductors; Hege served for eleven seasons as the Music Director of the Syracuse Symphony before becoming the Music Director of the Wichita Symphony, where he's been based since 2010. He will be the Guest Conductor for the next concert to be performed by the Tulsa Symphony, which begins tomorrow night (Saturday the 16th) at 7:30pm in the Chapman Music Hall of the Tulsa PAC. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:01:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 35773 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Turns "Violet" with Mozart and Bruckner The Outstanding Jazz Pianist Aaron Goldberg Plays the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/outstanding-jazz-pianist-aaron-goldberg-plays-oklahoma-jazz-hall-fame <p>Our guest on this installment of ST is the widely celebrated NYC-based jazz pianist Aaron Goldberg (born in Boston in 1974), whose playing has been tagged by The New York Times as &quot;versatile and impressive, and he swings hard.... [He&#39;s a] sharp young pianist with a superb rhythm section.&quot; He has been active on the national/international jazz scene since the early 1990s, playing with everyone from Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, Al Foster, and Terry Gibbs, to Joshua Redman, Mark Turner, Ali Jackson, and Kurt Rosenwinkel. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:19:53 +0000 Rich Fisher 21275 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Outstanding Jazz Pianist Aaron Goldberg Plays the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame A Chat with Grammy Nominated Classical Pianist Petronel Malan http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-grammy-nominated-classical-pianist-petronel-malan <p>On today&#39;s show, we present a chat with the charming, delightful, and highly accomplished young concert pianist, Petronel Malan, whose debut CD, &quot;Transfigured Bach: The Complete Bach Transcriptions of Bartok, Lipatti, and Friedman,&quot; was nominated for three Grammy Awards in 2004. (She&#39;s made three additional CDs of &quot;transfigured&quot; music since then.) Malan will perform as a guest artist with Tulsa Camerata on Thursday night (the 26th) at 7pm in Emerson Hall at All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:54:56 +0000 Rich Fisher 17350 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with Grammy Nominated Classical Pianist Petronel Malan