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Artist Of The Week: Jean-Pierre Rampal

September 19, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

Jean-Pierre Rampal wasn’t always slated to be the guy who would bring the flute back to prominence on the solo stage. However, a world war and exceptional skill would turn Rampal into the greatest flutest in the world.

Artist Of The Week: Evgeny Kissin

September 12, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

With his signature coiffure and brooding stare into the keyboard, Evgeny Kissin is one of the most celebrated pianists of our day. This week, Kissin is CapRadio's Artist of the week!

Artist Of The Week: Lang Lang

August 28, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

At 9 years-old, Lang Lang's piano teacher told him to quit and "go home." Today, at 35, Lang Lang is not only one of the great pianists of our time, but he's achieved a level of celebrity rarely seen by a classical musician.