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  • February 28, 2017

    Justin Hurwitz with Jim Svejda

    Justin Hurwitz won the 2017 Academy Award for Best Original Score with his music for La La Land. Before the ceremony, he stopped by the KUSC studios to talk to Jim Svejda about creating new music that paid homage to classical musicals.

    Posted 2/28/2017 12:00:21 AM

  • November 18, 2016

    Composer David Newman

    Newman talked to KUSC Contributor Sheila Tepper about the surprises that came when he studied both scores.

    Posted 11/18/2016 12:00:08 AM

  • November 17, 2016

    Conductor Scott Dunn

    Scott Dunn will take the podium when the LA Phil presents Rebel Without a Cause with score played live by the orchestra (part of a new collaboration between the LA Phil and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). Dunn tells KUSC Contributor Sheila Tepper why he thinks the score is an underappreciated work of genius by Leonard Rosenman.

    Posted 11/17/2016 8:00:22 AM

  • November 15, 2016

    Violinist Hilary Hahn

    Violinist Hilary Hahn talks to KUSC’s Jim Svejda about several of her recordings projects, including the album of encores that she commissioned.

    Posted 11/15/2016 12:00:03 AM

  • November 14, 2016

    Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani

    Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani talks with KUSC’s Jim Svejda about his many recordings and how he keeps his instrument on the cutting edge.

    Posted 11/14/2016 8:00:17 AM

  • August 17, 2016

    Jim Svejda with director Stephen Frears

    Florence Foster Jenkins was an American singer without parallel. She’s also the subject of a new movie starring Meryl Streep as Jenkins and directed by Stephen Frears. Frears joins KUSC’s Jim Svejda for a conversation about the film.

    Posted 8/17/2016 4:59:48 PM

  • August 8, 2016

    Jim Svejda with pianist Yuja Wang

    When Yuja Wang was in town to play at the Hollywood Bowl, she stopped by the KUSC studios to talk to The Evening Program’s Jim Svjeda about everything from the albums she’s recorded to what her neighbors think of her playing.

    Posted 8/8/2016 4:54:57 PM