What's New on WBAA Classical

Tuesday nights at 8pm

What's New is a look at classical music today. The two hour weekly show takes an in-depth look of composers, artists, and themes. New releases, new music, and rising stars range from George Li and Augustin Hadelich to John Luther Adams and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. Host John Nasukaluk Clare finds connections and shares enthusiasm for this amazing art form.

Listen to What's New Monday mornings at 10am (Pacific) on KHSU, Tuesday nights at 8pm (Eastern) on WBAA, Thursday mornings at 7am (Eastern) on WETS, and Thursday nights at 10pm (Eastern) on WGTE!

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Sep 24, 2019
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On Thursday, September 26th, Anna Ridler visits Purdue Galleries to speak about her art. The artist and researcher has exhibited at Ars Electronica, Impakt and the Barbican Centre, Ridler has earned degrees from the Royal College of Art, Oxford University and University of Arts London. She answered some questions for WBAA's John Clare recently about Dreaming, Automated at Ringel Gallery.

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Friday marks the opening of Downton Abbey the movie. WBAA's John Clare had a chance to speak with composer John Lunn about the new score.


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Friday, May 31st, and Saturday, June 1st, Lafayette Ballet presents Giselle and Cafe Olympus. WBAA's John Clare spoke with founder and director Sandra Peticolas about the spring ballroom concert.


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What does a classical music director do on vacation? WBAA's John Clare spends a "bus driver's holiday" in Chicago for part of this week. His travels included speaking with some of the top classical musicians on Tuesday. 

First, at Northwestern University, John spoke with Giancarlo Guerrero about his return to his alma mater, and leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for the first time.

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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.


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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.


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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.

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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.

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Andrés Forero is an Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winning percussionist giving a clinic tonight at the Nancy T Hansen Theatre.  The free, public talk consists of a multimedia drumming demonstration and presentation about Forero’s life and career as a Broadway and studio drummer. WBAA's John Clare spoke to Forero about how all this came about.

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The latest from mezzosoprano superstar Joyce DiDonato deserves to be played, again and again! Songplay features Joyce with pianist Craig Terry (who helped mastermind the lush project), and four jazz musicians in standards, arias, and simply fun songs. WBAA's John Clare spoke to Joyce about the new Erato release.

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