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KUSC Interviews

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


American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne with Jim Svejda

The great American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne is the director of the Music Academy of the West's summer voice program. Scott Reed is the president and CEO of the Music Academy. They both sit down with Jim Svejda to talk about Horne's career and highlights from this year's festival. (musical selections have been abridged)

Posted 6/21/2016 12:12:00 PM


Composer John Biggs Talks With Jim Svejda

American Composer John Biggs talks to Jim Svejda about a variety of his compositions and the stories behind them.

Posted 6/17/2016 1:22:00 PM


Jim Svejda with LACO Principal Oboe Allan Vogel

LACO Principal Oboe Allan Vogel is retiring after more than 40 years with the orchestra. In this conversation, Vogel talks to Jim Svejda about his life and work. (musical selections have been abridged)

Posted 5/25/2016 1:26:00 PM


LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane with Jim Svejda

KUSC's Jim Svejda talks to Jeffrey Kahane about upcoming LACO concerts, the Sound Investment program, and a very memorable concert.

Posted 3/23/2016 11:34:00 AM


David Shostac with Jim Svejda

DAVID SHOSTAC was appointed principal flute of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 1975 and can also be heard on hundreds of motion picture soundtracks. He's retiring from LACO after this season. Here he speaks with Jim Svejda about his time with LACO. (musical selections have been abridged)

Posted 3/21/2016 1:18:00 PM

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