Inside The Arts: Tchaikovsky’s Joan Of Arc, Musaica’s Keyboard Cornerstones, …And The Ball And All

Feb 4, 2020

This week on Inside the Arts, mezzo-soprano Hilary Ginther is The Maid of Orléans in Tchaikovsky's Joan of Arc. This production by the New Orleans Opera Association marks the American premiere of the English translation of this work. Hilary Ginther joins us with Maestro Robert Lyall.

Then, Musaica Chamber Ensemble continues its 14th season, The Architecture of Music with Keyboard Cornerstones of Bach and Fauré. Among the works featured are Bach's Goldberg Variations for string trio and Fauré's 2nd Piano Quartet in G minor. Musaica violist and president Bruce Owen joins us for a chat.

And, actor/writer Ricky Graham's Carnival comedy tribute to local Y'at culture celebrates a milestone! Yes, the 25th Anniversary of "...And The Ball and All" is upon us. And, this year it's back with a twist! Ricky Graham and cast member Gary Rucker stop by with all the details.

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