Preconcert Lectures

Bob Buckalew hosts free “Concert Conversations” at 7:10 in the concert hall on classical concert nights. These can be entertaining and enlightening, offering information about the composers and works for the evening. He will often have guest soloists, conductors or composers of a featured work for that concert.


Jonathan Biss, piano

Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms
February 7 & 8, 2014
7:10 pm
Guest speaker, Jeffrey Blair KMFA 89.5

Copland and Mexico, Joseph Horowitz

Music of Aaron Copland, Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas
March 21 & 22, 2014
7:10 p.m.

Gil Shaham, violin

Music of Franz Liszt, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Antonín Dvořák
April 4 & 5, 2014
7:10 p.m.

Gabriela Montero, piano

Music of Robert Paterson, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Strauss
May 16 & 17, 2014
7:10 p.m.