Fresno Philharmonic http://kvpr.org en Wu Man Brings The Pipa To New Audiences Beyond China http://kvpr.org/post/wu-man-brings-pipa-new-audiences-beyond-china <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend the </span><a href="http://www.fresnophil.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Fresno Philharmonic</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> brings local audiences a truly unique concert – one that mixes sounds of "East and West," featuring </span>pipa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> soloist </span><a href="http://www.wumanpipa.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Wu Man.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> The Chinese native will perform the Concerto for </span>Pipa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Orchestra by Academy Award winning composer Tan Dun, who is Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:20:03 +0000 Joe Moore 30724 at http://kvpr.org Wu Man Brings The Pipa To New Audiences Beyond China Artist Interview: Violinist Sarah Chang http://kvpr.org/post/artist-interview-violinist-sarah-chang <p>Sarah Chang is one of the world’s premier violinists. Since debuting with the New York Philharmonic at age 8, she has performed with the greatest orchestras and on the world's biggest stages.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:09:21 +0000 Joe Moore 27415 at http://kvpr.org Artist Interview: Violinist Sarah Chang Artist Interview: Pianist Inon Barnatan http://kvpr.org/post/artist-interview-pianist-inon-barnatan <p>Pianist Inon Barnatan joins us at Valley Public Radio to talk about his new CD of works by Franz Schubert, and about his upcoming performance in Fresno, in the debut concert of the Fresno Philharmonic&#39;s 60th&nbsp;anniversary season. Barnatan will perform Tchaikovsky&#39;s Piano Concerto No. 2, a rarely heard work by the Russian master. In this interview we discuss Barnatan&#39;s career, his beginnings in classical music as a young child in Israel, his approach to the recording studio, and much more. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:06:18 +0000 Joe Moore 22214 at http://kvpr.org Artist Interview: Pianist Inon Barnatan Violinist Elena Urioste Brings Beloved Beethoven to Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/violinist-elena-urioste-brings-beloved-beethoven-fresno <p></p><p>As violinist <a href="http://elenaurioste.com">Elena Urioste</a>&nbsp;tells it, when she was just two years old, she knew she wanted to be a violinist, after seeing&nbsp;Itzhak Perlman&nbsp;perform on a broadcast of Sesame Street. Now as a star artist in her own right, she travels the world sharing her musical gift with thousands, including here in Central California.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:54:13 +0000 Joe Moore 9897 at http://kvpr.org Violinist Elena Urioste Brings Beloved Beethoven to Fresno Kelley O'Connor Comes Full Circle in Fresno Return http://kvpr.org/post/kelley-oconnor-comes-full-circle-fresno-return <p>Mezzo-soprano <a href="http://www.kelleyoconnor.com/">Kelley O’Connor</a> has received international acclaim performing with the world’s premier orchestras and conductors, premiering exciting new works, and breathing new life into familiar favorites.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 23:47:17 +0000 Joe Moore 4610 at http://kvpr.org Kelley O'Connor Comes Full Circle in Fresno Return