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American soprano Sarah Coburn, known for her captivating performances in opera houses and concert stages around the world, joined music director Joel Levine and the OKC Philharmonic in Classics 7, offered onSaturday, April 2nd, at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma native and resident featured as the special guest artist in a program celebrating the music of opera.  Offering arias from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Johann Strauss Jr’s Die Fledermaus, Verdi’s La Traviata, Bellini’s I Puritani and Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette

Based in Gdansk, Poland, The Polish Baltic Philharmonic was founded in 1945 after the city obtained independence from German annexation in WW II. The Philharmonic grew and developed as a symbol of national pride and identity as Gdansk became the center of opposition to the Communist Party rule. The largest music institution in northern Poland, the orchestra pays homage to the heritage of its homeland through its performances and outreach.

"Every so often a performance leaves us in awe of its loving sophistication, its attention to the finest details of balance and expression" writes the Dallas Morning News about the Jupiter String Quartet. Now in their 13th year of making music as an ensemble, the Quartet appeared as the guest ensemble on Sunday, March 13th, presented by Chamber Music in Oklahoma on the series' fourth concert of the season, the program featuring the Quartet No. 11 in f minor, Op 95 "Serioso" of Ludwig van Beethoven, the Quartet No.

Founded in 2012 and specializing in the masterpieces of the Renaissance and Baroque, The Thirteen Chamber Choir has garnered a reputation for inspired and powerful live performances. On tour this past fall across the American Midwest and Great Plains, The Thirteen were guests in residence at UCO’s College of Fine Arts and Design, hosted by the Choral Department at the School of Music, in partnership with the Brisch Center for Historical Performance, the Edmond Community Chorale and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

American pianist Jon Nakamatsu, a native of California celebrated for playing that combines "elegance, clarity and electrifying power" first came to international attention in 1997 when he was named Gold Medalist of the Tenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the only American to have achieved this distinction since 1981.  Joining music director Joel Levine and  the OKC Philharmonic to play the Piano Concerto in a minor, Op 16 by Edvard Grieg for the sixth concert of the Classics series this season, offered on Saturday, March 5th at the Civic Center Music hall in downtown OKC, th

Ever found yourself in a parking lot, unwilling to turn off the radio because you need to hear the end of a story? Here are those radio stories that won't let you go: NPR Favorite Driveway Moments. The NPR shop sells this two-CD set for $22.95. For new donors only, it's free for your contribution of $120 ($10/month) to Public Radio Tulsa. Hurry - this offer expires tonight at midnight, Tuesday April 5!

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On this installment of StudioTulsa, we learn about a "Diplomacy Begins Here" summit happening today, Thursday the 31st, at the Gilcrease Museum. This event is presented by Tulsa Global Alliance and Global Ties Arkansas in partnership with The University of Tulsa, Global Ties U.S., and the U.S. Department of State. Our guest is Jennifer Clinton, president of Global Ties U.S., which was formerly known as the National Council for International Visitors.

Performance Oklahoma offers a retrospective edition this week showcasing the caliber, breadth and variety of classical music performances across our community with excerpts from a number of recent programs featuring musical artists in conversation and concert!

Storm Photo Gallery

Mar 31, 2016
Jarrod Wyatt

Here are some of the pictures we have received of the storm and its damage.

Elizabeth Wyatt

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the southern U.S. (all times local):

10:30 p.m.

Authorities say at least seven people have been injured in severe storms in Oklahoma, two fewer than initially reported.

Kelli Bruer, a spokeswoman for Emergency Medical Services Authority, says the ambulance service transported seven patients. She says one patient was in critical condition and several were in serious condition.

EMSA earlier reported it had transported nine patients.

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