On Tuesday night, Boston’s House of Blues was fortunate enough to host the kickoff concert of Thievery Corporation’s 2018 cross-country tour. Touring their latest LP Treasures From the Temple, the album showcases their unique electronic spin on the spirit and power of Reggae music, once again proving their unprecedented ability to combine sound with sentiment. The album is a deep exploration of the soul of Reggae, the perfect pairing to their 2017 studio album, The Temple of I & I, which was itself a milestone for the group.
The ethereal, pulsating layers of sound from her electric guitar wash over you, her classically-trained technique flawless to the point of imperception. This is JiJi, an adventurous classical guitarist with a passion for new music. We interviewed her before her upcoming concert at Highfield Hall on October 28th.
Ari Peskoe is the Director of the Electricity Law Initiative at the Harvard Law School Environmental and Energy Law Program. In this interview, Matt Hoisch talks with Ari about why he became interested in electricity law and what challenges the future holds for regulating electricity.
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.