Morning Classics

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For several years now, I have been talking with Missouri Symphony Orchestra Maestro Kirk Trevor and my KBIA colleagues about a show that I felt we should be producing and broadcasting. The challenge was that we had to find support for and record the program. Let me explain.

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This week's CD of the Week on Classical 90.5 is a new-ish release from pianist Vassily Primakov and clarinetist Alexey Gorokholinsky. Their 2014 issue on Primakov's own LP Classics label features an update on a work that inspired both artists during their days at The Julliard School: Carl Maria von Weber's Grand Duo Concertante.

How to Listen to Classical 90.5

Jan 29, 2016

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard that we recently launched a new radio station, Classical 90.5. The station is dedicated to bringing you classical music, 24 hours a day.

If you don’t live in the Columbia/Boone County area, you’re probably wondering what your listening options are. Classical 90.5 is available for listening all over the world!

If you live in Columbia/Boone County:

Cecilia String Quartet

This week's CD of the Week on Classical 90.5 is the new release from the Toronto-based Cecilia String Quartet.

For their latest release the quartet focuses on a pair of string quartets that Felix Mendelssohn wrote in 1838 while honeymooning in Germany's Black Forest. Trevor Harris recently interviewed the quartet's cellist Rachel Desoer. They talked about working on your honeymoon, the quartet's concerts for special needs students and how the group selects their concert and performance repertoire.

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