String Orchestra Of The Rockies Prepares For Their 32nd Season
Fern Glass Boyd, artistic director of the String Orchestra of the Rockies talks about the group's upcoming concert at St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival, and the four concerts of the ensemble's 32 season, starting in September.
Festival Amadeus Brings Acclaimed Soloists To Whitefish And Bigfork ("Front Row Center," August 7, 2016)
The Ninth Annual Festival Amadeus, presented by the Glacier Symphony and Chorale, runs from August 8 - 14, 2016 at venues in Whitefish and Bigfork. The festival features chamber and orchestra concerts with guest soloists and the Festival Amadeus orchestra. (See the full Festival Amadeus schedule below.)
Young Montana Musicians Steal The Spotlight At St. Timothy's
Imagine being able to brag that you heard Bach, Beethoven, or Beyoncé before they made it big. Now you can hear Montana’s finest fledgling talent before their upcoming feature at St. Timothy’s Summer Festival.
Breathtaking Musical Originality Paired With Breathtaking Montana Views
"A good song is a good song," says singer & musician Jeni Fleming from Bozeman. As long as she identifies with the lyrics, "everything else is negotiable." Fleming joins Michael Marsolek to preview her upcoming performance at St. Timothy's Music Festival on Sunday July, 24.
Muir Quartet cellist Michael Reynolds talks about the quartet's upcoming performances in Montana with MTPR's Michael Marsolek.
Skip the plane ticket to Vienna and hear world-class string music right here in rural Montana. Take in the exuberant melodies of Beethoven and awe-inspiring views of the rugged Pintler Range this weekend as the Muir String Quartet and Guests headline St. Timothy’s Summer Music Festival at Georgetown Lake on Sunday July 17 at 4:00 p.m.
Amit Peled Performs On The Pablo Casals Cello In Recital In Whitefish ("Front Row Center," June 26, 2016)
Michael Marsolek talks with cellist Amit Peled, who performs a benefit recital with pianist Christopher Hahn for the Glacier Symphony and Chorale on Thursday, June 30, 7:30 p.m. at the O’Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish. Peled pays tribute to Pablo Casals ("the grandfather of all cellists," Peled calls him), performing on the 1733 Goffriller cello owned and played by Casals himself for 60 years.
St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival: Musical Excellence With Breathtaking Views
Connie Fitzpatrick from the St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival talks with MTPR's Michael Marsolek about the festival's upcoming season. Each year the festival features a variety of classical, jazz, vocal, and instrumental performers, in a breathtaking setting.
Philip Aaberg talks about his new project "Heart of the Great Divide," a commemorative musical piece about the 1917 Speculator Mine fire in Butte, MT.
Celebrated Montana musician Philip Aaberg talks about his new project "Heart of the Great Divide," a commemorative musical piece about the 1917 Speculator Mine fire in Butte, MT. Aaber also opens the 2016 St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival on June 26, and gives a preview of that show.
First Edition Book Of Shakespeare Plays On Tour In Missoula
Barbara Koostra, director of the Montana Museum of Art and Culture, and Julie Biando Edwards, associate professor at the Mansfield Library, talk with MTPR's Michael Marsolek about an important piece of Shakespeare history coming to Missoula.