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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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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.

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The Beethoven Orgy

From December 11th to 18th, the Beethoven Orgy celebrates Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday. Tune in for warhorse symphonies and obscure musical jokes, historic performances, an interview with Alex Ross, and the Metropolitan Opera's broadcast of Fidelio.

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Remembering Leon Fleisher

On Friday, August 14 from 1-8 PM, WHRB presented a tribute to the legendary American pianist Leon Fleisher, featuring selections from Fleisher's decades-long discography and remembrances from his former students and colleagues.

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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.