Monday February 19 6:30 pm at Morphy Hall 455 North Park Street, Madison DMA Lecture/Presentation: Nathan Froebe, composition Nathan Froebe, DMA candidate in music composition, will present a lecture recital on Pierre Jalbert’s “The Invention of the Saxophone,’ based on the poem of the same name by Billy Collins. With Nathan Froebe, narrator; Patrick Specht, […]
Music specials this week include a local classical recording, a jazz “history lesson,” a legendary African performer interviewed and some Chinese New Year blues. Tune in 89.9 FM/HD or wortfm.org to hear them live, or stream our audio archives on demand for 2 weeks after air time. At 7:26 am Thursday, February 15 on Anything Goes, […]
Madison garage punkers Fire Heads stopped down to play a few songs on Who Cooks For You this week. Enjoy this encore performance!
Bill Malone, host of Back To The Country, chats with renowned folk troubadour Tom Paxton in advance of his Feb. 11 show at the Barrymore Theatre. Tom discusses growing up in Oklahoma and his recent “retirement” as well as working alongside his opening act/backing band The Don Juans. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and folk […]
Local percussionist, composer, software engineer, and electronic music artist Nathaniel Bartlett discusses his work with WORT’s Peter Haney on Back Porch Serenade. A Madison native, Bartlett received a DMA degree in composition from the UW School of Music and was a postdoctoral associate at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery from 2011 to 2013. He has […]
Madison folk duo Katie Burns and Eric Miller play live on Another Green World. Along with a few songs, host Katie Hutchinson talks to the duo about their Nebraska roots, their affiliation with Conor Oberst and balancing kids/ teaching and homeschooling with recording and playing gigs.