Violinist and conductor Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson have dedicated their lives to performing and teaching around the world. They are now on the faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music. Peter Jacobi is your host.
Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Harbison is one of America’s leading composers, with commissions from many top orchestras and festivals. His work has been performed and recorded by the world’s leading musicians. He spoke with Peter Jacobi.
Matt Haimovitz is a classically skilled cellist who intertwines classical and contemporary music while performing on stage. He entertains in a wide variety of venues, including bars, coffeehouses, and punk rock clubs.
The Saint Louis Brass Quintet is one of America’s oldest standing brass quintets. It was formed in the early 1960s. The quintet is made up of horn player Thomas Bacon, tuba player Daniel Perantoni, and trumpet player Ray Sasaki.
In this special two-hour interview, Menahem Pressler discusses his career as piano soloist and teacher before he co-founded the Beaux Arts Trio. He touches on many other aspects of his life, including his early days in Germany, his method of teaching students, and how he began teaching at IU. He spoke with long-time friend Peter Jacobi.