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Open Notes podcast: MW 2

Episode 2 • Talented Teenagers and Ties that Bind Carl Maria Von Weber - Peter Schmoll und seine NachbarnClara Wieck Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minorRobert Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minorJohannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn   Tom and Beth discuss the incredible pieces written by two teenagers that the Fort Collins Symphony will perform. They also talk about the love between Clara and Robert Schumann as well as their special friendship with Johannes Brahms.
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Open Notes podcast: MW 1

  Tom and Beth chat about the Fort Collins Symphony commissioning a new work written by Fort Collins native Chris Pilsner. Next, they discuss the delightful story of Prokofiev’s fictionalized soldier. The Podcast ends with a description of Berlioz’s “witchy” fantasy.
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Buffy Baggott interview

  Interview with mezzo soprano Buffy Baggott on Friday, October 5, 2018, the day before her performance as guest artist in the Fort Collins Symphony's 69th Season (2018-19) Masterworks 1 concert. Find out more about her at buffybaggott.com.
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Ray Ushikubo interview

  Interview with Ray Ushikubo, 16-year-old pianist and violinist, guest artist with the Fort Collins Symphony for the Masterworks 1 2017 concert on October 6, 2017. Ray Ushikubo website
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Greg Smith interview

  Interview with composer Greg Smith prior to the performance of his educational composition "A Major-minor Mystery" at the annual Youth Educational Series (YES) concert on January 19, 2017. Greg Smith website
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Xinyu Chen interview

  Interview with violinist Xinyu Chen, guest artist for the Masterworks I: New World for a Magical Season concert, October 8, 2016. Xinyu Chen website
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Kathy Englund interview

  Interview with Fort Collins Symphony violinist Kathy Englund on October 6, 2016.
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Keenan Reesor interview

  Interview with pianist Keenan Reesor, guest artist for the Pops Concert: Heroes, April 15, 2016. Keenan Reesor website
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Do Phuong Nhi interview

  Interview with violinist Do Phuong Nhi, guest artist for the Masterworks V: Dazzling concert, May 14, 2016. Do Phuong Nhi website
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Nicholas Bardonnay interview

  Interview with symphonic photochoreographer Nicholas Bardonnay of Westwater Arts, guest artist for the Masterworks IV: Image-Ination concert, March 5, 2016. Nicholas Bardonnay website
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John Bruce Yeh interview

  Interview with clarinetist John Bruce Yeh, guest artist for the Masterworks II: Risque concert, November 7, 2015. John Bruce Yeh on Wikipedia
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Useon Choi interview

  Interview with clarinetist Useon Choi, guest artist for the Masterworks II: Risque concert, November 7, 2015. Useon Choi website
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Norman Krieger interview

  Interview with pianist Norman Krieger, guest artist for the Masterworks I: Brilliance concert, October 3, 2015. Norman Krieger website
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Sandra Tiemens interview

  Interview with piccolo player Sandra Tiemens, Fern Bennett Endowed Chair holder, on October 3, 2015.
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Fei-Fei Dong interview

  Interview with pianist Fei-Fei Dong, guest artist for the Masterworks V: Continuing Traditions concert, May 9, 2015. Fei Fei Dong website
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Jeremy Cohen interview

  Interview with violinist Jeremy Cohen, guest artist for the Masterworks IV: Experience History & Culture concert, March 7, 2015. Jeremy Cohen website
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