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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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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.

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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.