Minnesota Public Radio features by Fred Child http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31190 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:25:50 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Fred Child http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Was Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding duped by a classical music hoax? The official album for Saturday's royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has already been released 'with absolutely no room for error.' Well, except for the part where the royal organizers fell for a classic classical music hoax. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2018/05/21/prince-harry-meghan-markle-royal-wedding-duped-by-classical-music-hoax?refid=0 Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Le Pont Mirabeau: new music by Wang Jie Le Pont Mirabeau: New music by Wang Jie, composed during PT's 2018 musical tour of Paris and Normandy. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2018/05/09/le-pont-mirabeau-new-music-by-wang-jie?refid=0 Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Rethinking James Levine's musical work amid sexual abuse scandal James Levine, one of the great conductors of our time, stands accused of sexual abuse. So how do we respond? Performance Today host Fred Child weighs in. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2017/12/10/rethinking-james-levines-work-amid-sexual-abuse-scandal?refid=0 Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Fred's Favorites: A new stream curated by Fred Child Fred Child is host of Performance Today. He has an incredible music library, which reflects his appetite for fascinating compositions and unforgettable performances. Fred has chosen his absolute classical favorites from his library for this stream. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2017/05/10/freds-favorites-a-new-stream-curated-by-fred-child?refid=0 Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Interview: Sharleen Joynt on opera and "The Bachelor" Sharleen Joynt is a 29-year-old coloratura soprano. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, Joynt has sung in operas by Mozart and Wolfgang Rihm and sung the role of Marie in Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment. She's currently covering a role in Strauss's Arabella at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She's known to millions, though, for her appearance as a cast member on the most recent season of ABC's reality show The Bachelor. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/03/sharleen-joynt-bachelor-metropolitan-opera-arabella?refid=0 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:50:00 -0500 Rafal Blechacz wins 2014 Gilmore Artist Award The 2014 Gilmore Artist Award goes to 28-year-old Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/09/rafal-blechacz-wins-2014-gilmore-artist-award?refid=0 Wed, 08 Jan 2014 08:00:00 -0600 Rafal Blechacz wins 2014 Gilmore Artist Award The 2014 Gilmore Artist Award goes to 28 year-old Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/08/gilmore-award-rafal-blechacz?refid=0 Wed, 08 Jan 2014 08:00:00 -0600 Carnegie Hall Live - The Berlin Philharmonic Perform Mahler's Second Symphony When he composed his Second Symphony in the early 1890s, Gustav Mahler wrestled with the Big Questions. And appropriately enough, it's a Big Piece of Music. Tune in to Carnegie Hall Live on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. to hear the Berlin Philharmonic under conductor Simon Rattle perform Mahler's Second Symphony: "Resurrection." http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/02/24/carnegie-hall-live--the-berlin-philharmonic-perform-mahlers-second-symphony?refid=0 Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:00:35 -0500 Carnegie Hall Live: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Hear the beauty that is Barenboim conducting Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Symphony No. 9 with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/02/01/carnegie-hall-live-westeastern-divan-orchestra?refid=0 Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0600 Andras Schiff's 'Well-Tempered' Guide To Bach The pianist has such an intimate relationship with the Well-Tempered Clavier, hearing him play its kaleidoscopic preludes and fugues is like getting an inside view of a wondrously successful lifelong marriage. Communing daily with Bach helps the pianist stay fit and inspired. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/01/17/andras-schiff-well-tempered-clavier?refid=0 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:00:00 -0600 Kept From Playing Piano, Vanessa Perez Pushes Through To Success A rising Venezuelan pianist explains to Fred Child how she overcame her mother's fears to pursue her destiny. She shares music by Chopin, Villa-Lobos and Albeniz. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/06/06/kept-from-playing-piano-vanessa-perez-pushes-through-to-success?refid=0 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 12:00:00 -0500 In studio with the Parker Quartet Two years ago, the Parker Quartet was just out of school, just learning the ropes of their professional careers and just named PT's first Young Artists in Residence. Since then, they've earned praise for their concerts all over the world and won a Grammy Award. Recently they joined Fred Child in the studio for a little reunion of music and conversation. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/03/27/in-studio-with-the-parker-quartet?refid=0 Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500