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  • February 14, 2018

    Carter Burwell on "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

    KUSC’s Jim Svejda talks to composer Carter Burwell about his score for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

    Posted 2/14/2018 8:00:13 AM

  • February 13, 2018

    Alexandre Desplat discusses "The Shape of Water"

    KUSC’s Jim Svejda talks to composer Alexandre Desplat about his score for “The Shape of Water”.

    Posted 2/13/2018 8:00:31 AM

  • May 7, 2017

    Sondra Radvanovsky Discusses Tosca

    Sondra Radvanovsky is considered one of the great sopranos of our time.  She solidified expectations with an incredible performance in the LA Opera productions of Puccini’s Tosca.  John Van Driel had a chance to talk to her about the challenges of her role as Tosca and being one of the most sought-after sopranos today.

    Posted 5/7/2017 12:00:41 AM

  • April 7, 2017

    John Williams with Jim Svejda

    KUSC’s Jim Svejda talks to composer John Williams about his decades-long collaboration with Steven Spielberg and the new multi-cd set that celebrates their many movies.

    Posted 4/7/2017 8:00:36 AM

  • March 3, 2017

    Dustin O'Halloran with Jim Svejda

    Dustin O’Halloran collaborated with the German musician Hauschka on music for the movie Lion. They were both nominated for Best Score at this year’s Academy Awards. O’Halloran returned to the KUSC studios (he was our guest after winning an Emmy for his theme for the TV show Transparent) to talk to Jim Svejda about collaborating with a composer and a director while they were all on different continents.

    Posted 3/3/2017 12:00:50 AM

  • March 3, 2017

    Thomas Newman with Jim Svejda

    Thomas Newman was nominated for an Academy Award this year for his Passengers score. He talked to Jim Svejda about the challenges of creating the sound for a movie that mixes genres and moral dilemmas.

    Posted 3/3/2017 12:00:28 AM

  • March 2, 2017

    Nicholas Britell with Jim Svejda

    The Academy Award-nominated composer for the movie Moonlight, Nicholas Britell, stopped by the KUSC studios to chat with Jim Svejda about the centuries of compositional styles that influenced the movie’s score.

    Posted 3/2/2017 8:00:39 AM