Music

Mountain Stage
10:18 pm
Sat January 28, 2012

The Fox Hunt On Mountain Stage

The Fox Hunt integrates a wide swath of influences, including indie, punk, and arena rock.

Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Fri June 22, 2012 2:03 pm

The string band The Fox Hunt returns to Mountain Stage to dispense more dirt-laden tales of drinking, cheating and damnation around a single shared condenser microphone. Led by singer-songwriter John R. Miller, the Martinsburg, W.V., group assimilates influences that begin with early-20th-century string-band music and end with a variety of punk and rock.

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Music
4:22 pm
Tue December 13, 2011

Schubert's 'Winterreise' Paints Bleak Landscape For Bill T. Jones

Choreographer Bill T. Jones at an appearance earlier this year.
Frederick M. Brown Getty Images

Originally published on Tue January 21, 2014 7:55 pm

As snowstorms hit the country today, All Things Considered revisits a vivid story that choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones shared about one winter song. It originally aired Dec. 13, 2011.

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Music
12:36 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Linda Lavin on her new CD, "Possibilities"

Today marks the official release date of Linda Lavin’s first CD, “Possibilities”. It features an eclectic mix of Broadway standards and cabaret songs, with musical direction, arrangements and piano by Billy Stritch. It’s a big day for the Tony- and Golden Globe winning actress and Wilmington resident...and although she’s celebrating tonight with a release party at New York City’s Birdland (the famous jazz club) she took some time out to talk with WHQR’s George Scheibner about the new CD.

Tuesday night, 8-10 pm
5:05 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Performance Today features local musician Barbara McKenzie

Tuesday night's Performance Today will broadcast the following selection from Nicolas Duchamp and Wilmington's Barbara McKenzie, in concert at Spivey Hall:
 
Paul Taffanel: Andante pastoral et Scherzettino
Nicolas Duchamp, flute; Barbara McKenzie, piano
Spivey Hall, Morrow, GA
October 31, 2010
 
Barbara McKenzie is the founder of Chamber Music Wilmington. Her collaboration with Nicolas Duchamp was also presented in Wilmington and at Carnegie Hall in 2010.

Season Premiere Saturday 1 pm
4:52 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Metropolitan Opera season kicks off with Handel's Rodelinda

Renée Fleming reprises her celebrated performance as the title character in Handel’s Rodelinda as the 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera season begins this Saturday.

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Music
5:36 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Tonight's Smooth Landing

Bob Workmon is running through his Smooth Landings checklist: Jane Siberry, k.d. lang, Spandau Ballet (yes!), Ana Laan, Rhett Miller...check and double check. We go live at 6:30 this evening, leading off with a nod to Clair Hartman's new exhibit in WHQR's M.C. Erny Gallery, Faithful: A Series of Dog Paintings.

This weekend on Front Street Blues...
4:38 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Ladies Sing The Blues on FSB

Mary Flower
maryflower.com

During the month of November, Front Street Blues will feature a strong roster of female voices.  Make no mistake - women have a firm hold on this genre, and they're not letting go.

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Mountain Stage
4:33 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Amber Rubarth On Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage NewSong 2010 contest winner Amber Rubarth performs on Mountain Stage.

Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 11:03 am

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Classical
4:34 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

Spoleto 2011

Cleve Callison reports on the 2011 Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto Festivals in Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC – The 35th annual Spoleto Festival began May 27th in Charleston, South Carolina and runs though June 12th. WHQR Station Manager Cleve Callison was there, and reports that the Festival continues to burst at the seams with offerings, including sacred music in sacred spaces, a vibrant Dock Street Chamber Music Series, and The Magic Flute -- among many, many others.

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Classical
12:27 pm
Wed November 29, 2006

Wilminton Symphony - on the Path to Professional

Pay-for-play is the new game at the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. For the first time in its 35-year history as a volunteer group, the Orchestra is moving toward paying stipends? to some of its players.

Wilmington, NC – What does an eighty-dollar check mean for a Wilmington Symphony Orchestra player, after she's put in five weeks of rehearsals and given up a Saturday night to perform? WSO Executive Director Reed Wallace thinks it could mean everything.

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