KUSC brings you interviews with movers and shakers in the world of the arts.
November 18, 2016
Newman talked to KUSC Contributor Sheila Tepper about the surprises that came when he studied both scores.
November 17, 2016
Scott Dunn will take the podium when the LA Phil presents Rebel Without a Cause with score played live by the orchestra (part of a new collaboration between the LA Phil and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). Dunn tells KUSC Contributor Sheila Tepper why he thinks the score is an underappreciated work of genius by Leonard Rosenman.
November 15, 2016
Violinist Hilary Hahn talks to KUSC’s Jim Svejda about several of her recordings projects, including the album of encores that she commissioned.
November 14, 2016
Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani talks with KUSC’s Jim Svejda about his many recordings and how he keeps his instrument on the cutting edge.
August 17, 2016
Florence Foster Jenkins was an American singer without parallel. She’s also the subject of a new movie starring Meryl Streep as Jenkins and directed by Stephen Frears. Frears joins KUSC’s Jim Svejda for a conversation about the film.
August 8, 2016
When Yuja Wang was in town to play at the Hollywood Bowl, she stopped by the KUSC studios to talk to The Evening Program’s Jim Svjeda about everything from the albums she’s recorded to what her neighbors think of her playing.
August 1, 2016
Dr. Daniel Temianka stops by The Evening Program to hear classic recordings of his father, violinist Henri Temianka, and to talk about his father’s pioneering legacy with KUSC’s Jim Svejda. Jim calls Henri Temianka “one of the central figures of musical life in LA” during the post-war years when Los Angeles was one of the world’s capitols of classical music. (musical selections have been abridged)