Astor Piazzolla http://wrti.org en Latin Pianist Pablo Ziegler http://wrti.org/post/latin-pianist-pablo-ziegler <p>Grammy-winning pianist Pablo Ziegler is Jill&#39;s guest this week. His Trio for New Tango appeared at Elizabethtown College this past March performing works by Astor Piazzolla.</p><p>Piazzolla brought the tango from the bordello to the concert hall, and in the process created Nuevo Tango (&quot;New Tango&quot;) and became one of the 20th century&#39;s great composers.</p> Sat, 30 Jun 2012 15:29:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 3280 at http://wrti.org Latin Pianist Pablo Ziegler Classical Guitarist Jason Vieaux http://wrti.org/post/classical-guitarist-jason-vieaux-crossover <p>Guitar virtuoso Jason Vieaux joins WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak as he performs &quot;My Funny Valentine&quot; live in the WRTI studio, and discusses his new CD, <i>The Music of Astor Piazzolla</i>. Mr. Vieaux co-founded The Curtis Institute of Music Guitar Department in 2011.</p><p><a href="http://www.jasonvieaux.com/" target="_blank">More about Jason Vieaux</a></p><p>Originally aired February 18, 2012.</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 3262 at http://wrti.org Classical Guitarist Jason Vieaux Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/black-pearl-chamber-orchestra-encore <p>Join us on <strong>Sunday, June 3rd, 3 to 5 pm,</strong> as Jeri Lynne Johnson conducts the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra in an exciting program covering 200&nbsp;years of music. Works by Astor&nbsp;Piazzola,&nbsp;Adolphus Hailstork, Joseph&nbsp;Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Joseph Boulogne,&nbsp; Chevalier de Saint George.</p><p>Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor<br />Luigi Mazzochi, violin<br />Jeremy Kesselman, oboe</p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p><p>Astor Piazzola:&nbsp; <em>Four Seasons of&nbsp;Buenos Aires</em></p><p>Adolphus Hailstork:&nbsp; <em>Songs of the Magi</em></p> Sun, 03 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Jack Moore 3930 at http://wrti.org Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra on ENCORE! Concert violinist Anne Akiko Meyers http://wrti.org/post/concert-violinist-anne-akiko-meyers <p>Join Jill Pasternak as she welcomes Anne Akiko Meyers to <em>Crossover</em>. Meyers is celebrated today as one of the world's premiere concert violinists. She recently launched <em>Smile</em>, a much-anticipated new album with pianist, Akira Eguchi. It features special arrangements of works including "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," Charlie Chaplin's "Smile," and Astor Piazzolla's "Tangos." </p> <p>A renowned soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and educator with a quest for experimentation and open dialogue, Meyers performs throughout the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe, and has reached wider audiences by premiering new works written for her and music that's rarely heard.</p> Mon, 13 Apr 2009 16:18:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2112 at http://wrti.org Concert violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Pablo Ziegler, composer and pianist http://wrti.org/post/pablo-ziegler-composer-and-pianist <p>As pianist for famed bandoneon virtuoso Astor Piazzolla for ten years, Ziegler went on to create his own updated version of the nuevo tango by establishing his own trio and Quartet. His music incorporates and extends the jazz and tango innovations created by Piazzolla, thus epitomizing what nuevo tango truly means.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2007 14:41:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1906 at http://wrti.org Pablo Ziegler, composer and pianist