Morning Classics on WBAA Classical

Weekdays 8 a.m. to noon
  • Hosted by Greg Kostraba (8-10:06am)
  • Local Host Michael Toulouse (10:06am-noon)
facebook.com/LafayetteChamberSingers

The Lafayette Chamber Singers present ther season finale, O Canada! this Sunday afternoon at the Unitarian Universalist Church in West Lafayette. WBAA's John Clare spoke to conductor and founder Clayton Lein about the dazzling repertoire.


John Clare

The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette opens a new exhibit, Status: Fluid/Dynamic this month. WBAA's John Clare spoke with artist Jason Myers, a native of Logansport, about his work, showing in Indiana, and describing his style.


lafayettemasterchorale.org

This weekend the Lafayette Master Chorale ends their 54th season with Best of Broadway. WBAA's John Clare spoke with guest director Eric Van Cleave about the program, leaving the Long Center, and singing styles.


Purdue University photo/Mark Simons

This Sunday afternoon, Purdue Jazz Bands play the annual Jazz on the Hill concert at 2pm. WBAA's John Clare found out more from director Mo Trout.


Kaja Smith

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani will perform Thursday and Friday nights at Duncan Hall for Purdue Convocations. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Esfahani about travel, repertory, and audiences.


www.aco.com.au

The Austalian Chamber Orchestra ends it's 2019 tour in Indiana Sunday night. WBAA's John Clare spoke to director Richard Tognetti about the tour, meals on the road, and the endurance of Beethoven.

Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven are on the program tonight at The Palladium in Carmel. Learn more here.

lafayettechildrenschoir.org

The Lafayette Children's Choirs perform Lullaby of Bradway this Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Leann Starkey about the show.

Learn more here. The concert starts at 4pm Saturday, April 13th. 

facebook.com/PurdueTheatre/

She Kills Monsters is a Dungeons & Dragons-inspired high-octane dramatic comedy opening Friday, April 12th at Purdue Theatre. WBAA's John Clare spoke to Amy Lynn Budd about the new production.


Purdue Bands

Purdue Bands and Orchestras are performing four showcase concerts this weekend! Concerts begin Friday night and continue through Sunday at Elliott Hall of Music. WBAA's John Clare spoke with conductor Jonathan Sweet about the concerts.


Alisha Sims Photography

This Saturday is "Love Songs" with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, featuring romantic favorites including everything from Wagner to Whitney Houston. WBAA's John Clare spoke to maestro Nick Palmer about the program.


https://theatre.indiana.edu

Several theater performances take place every year at Wabash College. The African Company Presents Richard III is the next play. It concerns "a true incident in 1821 in New York City: A troupe of free African-American actors mounted a Shakespeare production that attained minor critical and financial success until a larger white company, the Park Theatre, connived to shut it down to prevent competition." WBAA's John Clare spoke to director Ansley Valentine about the production.

Purdue Galleries

Purdue Galleries invited three artists to find inspiration in Purdue’s Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives.  Their challenge was to bring art, engineering, and science together to imagine new horizons informed by archival documents and artifacts contained in the Neil A. Armstrong Papers and the papers of other astronauts and engineers. This exhibition is a collaboration with Purdue University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Erika Kwam, Visitor Services & Program Coordinator about the exhibit that opens Monday, March 25th in the Ringel Gallery.

https://indianapolisquartet.uindy.edu

Tuesday, March 26th on WBAA Classical 101.3FM at 1pm join us for the Indianapolis String Quartet live on air! Hear an exclusive preview of the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society season finale with music by Haydn, Robert Paterson, and Grieg!

cliffeidelman.com

The latest from Cliff Eidelman isn't a film score but a vibrant recording of two concert works: Symphony For Orchestra And Two Pianos and Night In The Gallery. WBAA Music Director John Clare spoke to Eidelman about his inspirations, titles, and what's ahead for the Southern Californian.

Purdue.edu

WBAA’s John Clare talks with William Griffel and Rhonda Blacklock, from Purdue Musical Organizations. PMO offers six choral ensembles and one handbell choir. Purdue Musical Organizations serve the Purdue community as ambassadors of goodwill on campus, across the country and around the world. They’ll discuss the organization’s history, tours and preview their concerts this month.

Pages