Morning Classical

KPBX: Monday-Friday 9am-11am, Saturday 10am-12pm, Sunday 10am-12pm

KPBX hosts play selections from the classical music library.

Monday-Friday 9:00am-11:00am with Verne Windham
Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm with Jan Munstedt
Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm with Leonard Oakland

This morning, members of Stage Left Theater visited the studio to talk with Verne about their upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.  Directors Jamie Flanery and Kathleen Jeffs and cast members Chris Jensen and Ladonna Wojtowicz shared their perspectives on the show and previewed a couple of scenes.  Arcadia opens at Stage Left on April 21, 2017 and runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 7. 

Tim Westerhaus, music director and St. John's Cathedral in Spokane, joined Verne in the studio to discuss St. John's Good Friday musical performances.   Seven Last Words in African American Spirituals will be presented at 12:00pm and Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri will be presented at 8:30pm, both on April 14. 

Uncharted is an annual collaboration between Spokane Symphony, Terrain, and local artists. This year's presentation, on April 14th and 15th, will feature a new way to experiencing Vivaldi's classic The Four Seasons

Violinists Mateuz Wolski and Jenny Anne Mannan, Terrain Co-Founders Luke Baumgarten and Ginger Ewing and writer Shawn Vestal spoke with Verne this morning to talk about the innovative program. 

Artist Angela White spoke with Verne this morning about her mixed media exhibition at Spokane Falls Community College in Building 6. As part of that exhibition, she will be performing on Tuesday, at 11:30, and will talk about her art following the performance.

Cellist Kevin Hekmatpanah and pianist Darin Manica, along with Billie Herron from The Harrington Opera House, stopped by the studio this morning to provide a preview  and discussion about their performance tomorrow evening, entitled Music from Russian Masters. For more information and tickets, please visit the Harrington Opera House website.

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