WHRB Classical's Allison Pao spoke with Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu a few days before his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the opening concert of the 18-19 season! They discuss the long but rewarding process of becoming a conductor.
Alan Dershowitz is a former constitutional law professor at Harvard Law School and the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Case Against Impeaching Trump. WHRB News correspondent Aaron Fogelson got on the phone with Dershowitz to discuss the history, constitutionality, and current possibility of impeachment.
On the second episode of Gouda Talks, a podcast exploring the intersection of culture in food, Jess sits down with Ari Kendall, the co-founder and head chef for the Chik Chak food truck. Always rapidly moving, working, and cooking, the life of a food truck chef presents many challenges (even truck fires), but according to Kendall, reaps even more rewards.
WHRB Classical interviews contemporary composers Max Richter and Clarice Jensen who are redefining classical music today through their compositions. Max Richter provides an argument for political engagement and tonality, while Clarice Jensen emphasizes that classical music can be enjoyed anywhere.
On a rainy Tuesday at the Paradise Rock Club, I sit down with Harriette Pilbeam, the 25-year-old songwriter behind the Australian dream pop outfit Hatchie, which just released their debut EP Sugar and Spice this May.
Kelley Babphavong is the president of Harvard Right to Life. Steph Black is the director of Students to End Abortion Stigma at American University. Both women are outspoken and passionate about their causes — although they often stand diametrically opposed. Here's what they have to say about why they love doing what they do.
Read more about WHRB Classical's special programs this semester, including our classic broadcasts, Historic Performances and New Releases, unique features, such as The Musician's Guide to Zoology and Freedom Across the Atlantic, and two completely new interview-based shows, Classical Conversations and Beyond the Stage!