84: The Conductor

The Classical Gabfest

Apr 7 2022 • 59 mins


This week, we start out with a rousing round of Back to the Future AKA Retrogradus ad Parnassum and then we move on to our three topics:

LOUISVILLE CREATORS CORPS
LO Creators Corps Homepage (LO)
Louisville Orchestra Reveals Innovative Creative Program (Billboard)

“THE CONDUCTOR”
Stream the Documentary on PBS

BRIGHT SHENG FIASCO AT UMICHIGAN
After the Sheng Fiasco, Music and Arts Education Can No Longer Profess Colorblindness (Musicology Now)
What I See In the Latest Blackface Scandal (NYT)
Playing a Blackface Video Isn’t Fireable. It Shouldn’t Be Okay (Sammy Sussman)

CLASSICAL MIXTAPE
The full playlist

Tiffany
Christopher Cerrone, New Addresses

Will
Verdi, Otello, Act III: Ballabile

Kensho
Lera Auerbach, Frozen Dreams

THINK YOU CAN STUMP US? GO AHEAD AND TRY!
Google Form for “Name that Tune: Stump the Hosts Edition”

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