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Kati Harrison

About Kati

Kati is WBJC's Operations Director and weekend host. Her full bio can be read here.

May. 17 2022

Pianist Joel Fan Combines Icons and New Discoveries

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  Community Concerts at Second presents pianist Joel Fan performing iconic music by Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin, as well as a work written for him based on a song by Van Halen on Sunday, May 22, at 3:30 PM.  Joel Fan joined me to talk about the music and his philosophy of programming. More information about […]

May. 15 2022

Music From Movies 5-15-22

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8:00 PM   Richard Strauss- Also Sprach Zarathustra: Opening Fanfare  DG/Archiv 447441 COND Herbert von Karajan ORCH Berlin Philharmonic                       7:03 PM John Williams- Star Wars medley for violin and orch DG/Archiv 30629 COND John Williams ORCH Recording Artists Orch of L.A. SOLO Anne-Sophie Mutter, […]

May. 14 2022

Vocalise 5-14-22

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8:00 PM Giacomo Puccini- Tosca: “Vissi D’Arte” Angel/EMI 67782 COND Sir Charles Mackerras ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO Montserrat Caballe, soprano 8:05 PM Ludwig van Beethoven- Choral Fantasy for Piano, Chorus & Orch.Philips 438005 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Menahem Pressler,piano SOLO and Chorus 8:25 PM Ernest Chausson- Poeme de l’Amour et de […]

May. 08 2022

Music From Movies 5-08-22

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7:00 PM   Michael Gore- Theme/Terms of Endearment from the movieTelarc 80168 COND Erich Kunzel ORCH Cincinnati Pops Orchestra     7:04 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky- The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers OpPro Arte 121 COND Leonard Slatkin ORCH Minnesota Orchestra         7:11 PM Rachel Portman- The Joy Luck Club: Selections Hollywood […]

May. 07 2022

Vocalise 5-07-22

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8:00 PM Antonin Dvorak- Songs My Mother Taught Me: Gypsy Melody London 458858 COND Sir Georg Solti ORCH English Chamber Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano 8:04 PM Vincenzo Bellini- Norma: “Casta Diva” RCA/BMG 5757 COND Carlo Felice Cillario ORCH and the Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Montserrat Caballe, soprano 8:16 PM Robert Schumann- A woman’s […]

May. 01 2022

Music From Movies 5-01-22

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7:00 PM   Vangelis Conquest of Paradise: Main Theme CBS/Sony 62592 COND John Williams ORCH Boston Pops Orchestra SOLO Tanglewood Festival Chorus     7:05 PM Bernard Herrmann Marnie: Suite from the Film London 443895 COND Bernard Herrmann ORCH London Philharmonic Orchestra   7:16 PM Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings Op 11 Naxos 559088 COND […]

Apr. 30 2022

Vocalise 4-30-22

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8:00 PM Franz Lehar The Merry Widow: “Lippen Schweigen” DG/Archiv 453848 COND John Eliot Gardiner ORCH Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO Cheryl Studer, soprano SOLO Boje Skovhus,baritone 8:05 PM Giuseppe Verdi Four Sacred Pieces Telarc 80254 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Atlanta Symphony Chorus SOLO Donna Carter, soprano 8:44 PM Johannes Brahms Alto […]

Apr. 24 2022

Music From Movies 4-24-22

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7:00 PM Richard Addinsell Goodbye, Mr. Chips: Main Theme M Polo/HK 8223732 COND Kenneth Alwyn ORCH BBC Concert Orchestra     7:05 PM Henry Mancini The Prisoner of Zenda: Suite RCA/BMG 60471 COND Henry Mancini ORCH Mancini Pops Orchestra     7:17 PM Maurice Jarre Red Sun: Suite Silva 1061 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City […]

Apr. 23 2022

Vocalise 4-23-22

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8:00 PM Tonight I’ll be sampling songs and arias from the new recording and concert tour, “Eden” with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo d’Oro. You can also catch the extended version of an interview I did with Joyce DiDonato all about her performance on Sunday, April 24 under the auspices of Washington Performing Arts! […]

Apr. 18 2022

Opera Star Joyce DiDonato Creating Eden

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Washington Performing Arts presents mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and the ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro in a concert event called “Eden” Sunday, April 24th, at Strathmore. On her busy tour, Joyce DiDonato took time to chat with me about her concept and music choices in Eden. Below is the extended version of the interview! https://www.washingtonperformingarts.org/seasontickets/2021-22-season/joyce-didonato-mezzo-soprano/     […]

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