Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sergio A. Mims: Special interview show on WHPK-FM with Black Conductors on Tuesday January 23, 2018

Kevin John Edusei
(Philipp Zinniker)

Rafael Payare

Sergio A. Mims writes:

There's going to be a very special program on my weekly classical music show on WHPK-FM in Chicago. I will be broadcast two recorded interviews with two prominent internationally renowned black conductors who are making a name for themselves in the classical music world. 

I will be interviewing Kevin John Edusei, the chief conductor of the Munich Symphony and  Konzert Theater Bern and who has been a guest conductor with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the Bamberger Symphoniker, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Tonkünstler-Orchester Wien aong other orchestras.

The program will also feature Edusei's new recording of Schubert's 4th and 8th symphonies with the Munich Symphony just released  the Solo Musica/Sony Classical label

I also will be interviewing on the same program Rafael Payare,  Chief Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra in Northern Ireland and who has been a guest conductor with the Vienna Philharmonic (which he returns to conduct later this June in Vienna and Lithuania), the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Simón Bolívar Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, the BBC Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. 

Payare makes his subscription series debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with works by Bernstein, Mozart and Bartok pom Jan 18 and 20 and debut with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, leading a program of works by Bartók and Mahler on Monday Jan. 22.


1 comment:

John Malveaux said...

Music is a global business and Sergio A Mims is a vital source of information about people of African descent in classical music.

John Malveaux