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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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The Verona String Quartet in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio September 27, 2022

Kansas City's 'Friends of Chamber Music' are opening their season September 30, at 8 p.m., Yardley Hall at the Midwest Trust Center at JCCC, with the Verona String Quartet. Join us to hear them play a taste of what's in store at the concert, as well as learning about the upcoming season. They played Beethoven and Dvorak for the Kansas Public Radio listening area.

NAVO live in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio September 23, 2022

NAVO Inc. is comprised of internationally recognized artists who have made their home in Kansas. Musicians, dancers, choreographers, actors, painters, writers, poets, IT programmers, designers, and photographers share their talent to create unique programs that challenge, entertain, and enrich the lives of communities in the Midwest. 

Pianist Po Sim Head brings the music of Francisco Pulgar-Vidal to the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio August 18, 2022

Po Sim Head, also known in Kansas City as Fanny Head, has earned her doctorate in piano from KU.  She maintains a busy music school studio in Kansas City. She performed music from Peruvian composer Francisco Pulgar-Vidal and played tangos from Jaun Maria Solare and Ernesto Nazareth.

The Wires in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio - August 9, 2022

Cellist Sascha Groschang and violinist Laurel Morgan Parks played in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio. This classical duo will bring us their latest originals inspired by local art.

Heartland Chamber Music Festival Scholars in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio August 4, 2022

The Heartland Chamber Music Festival Scholars performed in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio.

Festival Scholars visit KPR to play Grieg, Shostakovich and Brahms

Pictured are Festival Scholars from the 2022 Heartland Chamber Music Festival going on through August 6 in Kansas City at Johnson County Community College in their Midwest Trust Center for the Performing Arts. Violinists Augusta Schubert and Dmitrii Tabala. Violist Victor Diaz. Cellist Cole Leonard. Their free concert is Friday night at 7. Details at

Pianist Miles Swaminathan plays Book 1 of Debussy's Preludes in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio July 19, 2022

Pianist Miles Swaminathan has played for us several times. He studies with Dr. Weirich of UMKC and now that he's freshly out of high school at Olathe Northwest, he's going to play for us before heading off to his freshman year of college at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University!

Chat with Ilya Shmukler, the KC pianist back (triumphantly!) from The Van Cliburn Piano Competition

The six finalists in the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition include Ilya Shmukler, who attends Park University’s International Center for Music in Parkville, Missouri. Ilya also wants to thank David Radzynski for his help and encouragement, along with Stan Ioudenitch, Kenny Broberg, Behzod Abduraimov and many others. Listen also to find out what his favorite KC BBQ place is right now!  

Jihyun Oh plays Bach in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio May 25, 2022

Kansas City pianist Jihyun Oh, who is working on her doctorate in music from UMKC, came to KPR to play a few selections she'll feature in her all Bach recital June 4, 1 p.m., at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. Listen as she plays the opening two movements of Bach's Italian Concerto, the opening Fantasy from the Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in d minor, and the first three movements from the Partita No 1 for keyboard.

Topeka Festival Singers Concert 'Stage and Screen' Monday Night, May 16, 2022

White Concert Hall, Washburn University, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. Come at 7 for special surprises! It's a full red carpet experience for you, complete with paparazzi and star interviews.


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