Radio Hour

Radio Hour is a monthly musical journey charting the paths of influential ideas and creators. The series is hosted by Pauline Barrett Artistic Director Jason Weinberger, who spins fascinating recordings interspersed with musical insights and historical background.

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  • Radio Hour Winter Edition: Going Goldberg (2/18/2021)

    Going Goldberg taps into the diverse recorded history of Bach's Goldberg Variations to highlight several notable interpretations, both on keyboard and arranged for ensemble. Using the singular recordings of Glenn Gould as a starting point, Jason Weinberger spins favorite keyboard renditions, digs up two incredible ensemble arrangements, and throws in a Goldberg detour to boot. Hit play for the full episode or navigate between narration and musical examples using the table of contents in the top right corner of the video player.

  • Radio Hour Brazilian Edition: Canto (11/20/2020)

    Canto explores the recorded history of the 1966 Brazilian classic Canto de Ossanha by Baden Powell and Vinícius de Moraes. Starting with Powell and Moraes' original recording, Jason Weinberger introduces several musical twists and turns in this piece's remarkable six-decade story. Hit play for the full episode or navigate between narration and musical examples using the table of contents in the top right corner of the video player.

  • Beethoven 250: Radio Hour: Interpreting Beethoven (9/24/2020)

    Radio Hour debuts with Interpreting Beethoven, featuring some of Jason's favorite recordings of the composer's music alongside personal insight about the selections. The playlist features a truly diverse collection of Beethoven interpretations as a part of our Beethoven 250 week. Hit play for the full episode or navigate between narration and musical examples using the table of contents in the top right corner of the video player.

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