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KUSC brings you interviews with movers and shakers in the world of the arts.


Composer Donald Crockett with Jim Svejda

Composer Donald Crockett stops by the KUSC studios to talk with Jim Svjeda about a new recording of some of his works, how he comes up with the perfect title and why he thinks the viola gets a bad rap. (musical selections have been abridged)

Posted 7/8/2015 2:40:00 PM


Guitarist Angel Romero with Jim Svejda

Guitarist Angel Romero and Jim Svejda talk (and laugh!) about Romero's distinguished and interesting career.

Posted 5/29/2015 11:28:00 AM


Jim Svejda with Alexandre Desplat talking about both his Oscar nominated scores

Alexandre Desplat is the man behind 2 of the 5 scores nominated for an Oscar this year: The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Immitation Game. Here he talks with Jim Svejda about both.

Posted 2/18/2015 2:06:00 PM


Jim Svejda talks to Gary Yershon about his score for Mr. Turner

Gary Yershon says he was shocked to learn that his inventive, spare score for "Mr. Turner" had become an Oscar nominee. Here he is as Jim Svejda's guest on The Evening Program. (musical selections have been abridged)

Posted 2/18/2015 11:47:00 AM


Jóhann Jóhannsson & Jim Svejda talk about The Theory of Everything score

Jóhann Jóhannsson already won a Golden Globe for his score for the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything". Now he's up for an Oscar, too. Here he is in conversation with Jim Svejda. (musical selections have been abridged)

Posted 2/18/2015 10:52:00 AM

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