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A Fateful Meeting

November 14, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

The fourteenth of November marks the very first meeting of two lifelong friends and two of the most influential musicians in American history: Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.

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Artist Of The Week: Yuja Wang

November 2, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

Yuja began playing the piano when she was six-years-old. "You know how girls really want a doll or a toy? I really wanted to play the way I wanted to play. So I was really working toward that." Yuja Wang is our Artist of the Week.

Artist Of The Week: Pepe Romero

October 26, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

Pepe Romero is one of the world's foremost guitarists. He has been lauded by kings, queens, popes, and presidents. Yet, Romero, much like his instrument has an air of nobility matched only by his humility. Pepe Romero is CapRadio's Artist of the Week