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A Tribute to WHRB's David Elliott

Aaron Fogelson, former president of WHRB, writes a tribute to David Elliott, a monumental force behind WHRB's success over the last 58 years. Elliott joined WHRB as an undergraduate in 1960 and became a beloved presence at the station ever since. Aaron Fogelson will also be broadcasting a live seven hour tribute to David Elliott on May 18th, 2019, from 1-8pm.

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Upcoming Program: The Sounds of…

The Sounds of Toulouse-Lautrec’s Paris broadcasts Wednesday, July 24, 6 pm - 8 pm. Inspired by the MFA's Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris exhibit, this music program tours the nighttime streets of late-19th century Paris, making stops at various music, dance, and other nightlife establishments frequented and popularized by Toulouse-Lautrec. Produced with the assistance of the Museum of Fine Arts and exhibit curator, Helen Burnham.

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A Life in the Baroque: WHRB Interviews William…

In December 2019, WHRB presented a 75th birthday tribute to William Christie, the conductor, harpsichordist, teacher, and founder of Les Arts Florissants. Featured in the William Christie Orgy were selections from this exclusive interview with Christie himself.

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"You've Got to Play the Words":…

As part of the "What Could Have Been" Orgy, H+H artistic director Harry Christophers discusses the pandemic, conducting the St. Matthew Passion, the state of period performance, and his own fascinating career.

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The "What Could Have Been" Orgy

On May 6, WHRB presented the "What Could Have Been" Orgy, a celebration of the Boston area's classical musicians and their resilience in the face of the ongoing pandemic. Here are all the interviews that were featured in the broadcast.