OK Mozart http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Upcoming 30th Annual OK Mozart International Music Festival: A Conversational Preview http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/upcoming-30th-annual-ok-mozart-international-music-festival-conversational-preview <p>On this edition of ST, we're talking about next month's OK Mozart Festival as we welcome Constantine Kitsopoulos and Randy Thompson; Kitsopoulos is OKM's Artistic Director, while Thompson is its newly named Executive Director. Wed, 14 May 2014 20:45:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 59584 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Upcoming 30th Annual OK Mozart International Music Festival: A Conversational Preview Banjo Whiz Noam Pikelny Brings His Trademark Blend of Old-Time and Progressive Music to Bartlesville http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/banjo-whiz-noam-pikelny-brings-his-trademark-blend-old-time-and-progressive-music-bartlesville <p>On this edition of ST, we present an equal-parts tuneful and thoughtful conversation with Noam Pikelny, the Grammy-nominated banjoist who's probably best known as a founding member of the progressive bluegrass group known as the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_Brothers">Punch Brothers</a>. Pikelny will be performing at the OK Mozart Festival in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, tonight, Monday the 10th; he'll take the stage --- for a concert entitled "An Evening of Bluegrass" --- alongside Bryan Sutton, Ronnie McCoury, Luke Bulla, and Barry Bales. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:31:13 +0000 Rich Fisher 40673 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Banjo Whiz Noam Pikelny Brings His Trademark Blend of Old-Time and Progressive Music to Bartlesville Lots of Excellent Live Music in Bartlesville: The 2013 OK Mozart Festival Runs June 9th - 15th http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/lots-excellent-live-music-bartlesville-2013-ok-mozart-festival-runs-june-9th-15th <p>On this installment of ST, we speak with veteran classical musician and conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos, who was named Artistic Director of the OK Mozart Festival last fall. Fri, 31 May 2013 19:50:30 +0000 Rich Fisher 40087 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Lots of Excellent Live Music in Bartlesville: The 2013 OK Mozart Festival Runs June 9th - 15th 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 A Chat with the New Artistic Director of OK Mozart http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-new-artistic-director-ok-mozart <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with Constantine Kitsopoulos, who was recently named the new artistic director of the OK Mozart International Festival. Kitsopoulos, appointed to the post in late October, is also the music director of the Queens Symphony Orchestra, in New York City, and serves as general director of the Chatham Opera, which he founded in 2005. He's previously been a guest conductor at OK Mozart on several occasions; he also serves as the music director of the Festival of the Arts BOCA, a multi-day cultural arts event in South Florida. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 22:46:07 +0000 Rich Fisher 31170 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with the New Artistic Director of OK Mozart OK Mozart Festival 2012 Begins Friday the 8th http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ok-mozart-festival-2012-begins-friday-8th <p>This year&#39;s OK Mozart Festival gets underway on Friday the 8th; it runs for more than a week, with an array of not-to-be-missed performances in both Bartlesville and OKC. We&#39;re joined on this installment of StudioTulsa by four members of the Amici New York Orchestra, the outstanding classical collective that&#39;s been at the heart of the OK Mozart Festival since its beginning in 1985. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:20:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 20061 at http://publicradiotulsa.org OK Mozart Festival 2012 Begins Friday the 8th