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Live in Studio C

Tuesdays at noon and rebroadcast Thursdays at 6:06 pm on 91Classical

Live classical music performances from Nashville Public Radio's Studio C, hosted by Colleen Phelps. Listen live on 91Classical,  Tuesdays at 12:06 p.m., catch the rebroadcast Thursdays at 6:06 p.m., or scroll down and hear archived performances below:

The Tennessee State University Meistersingers and student soloists gave a musical preview of the songs and spirituals one could find at TSU's Harry T. Burleigh Festival.

The Stones River Chamber Players brought two highlights from their 2018-2019 season, titled, "The American Chamber." This ensemble in residence at MTSU is spending the season highlighting music by American composers.

The New York Times has called the playing of the Miró Quartet "furiously committed." After a residency last year with the Chamber Music Society of the Kennedy Center, they are back in the South. And they were Live in Studio C.

Cellist Larissa Maestro has made her way from the Opry and the Ryman to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Larissa, along with friends from the Nashville Concerto Orchestra, showed us that there's always room for cello.

Jorge Glem is visiting Nashville from his home in Venezuela, by way of the Bronx in New York. He is a virtuoso player of a traditional Venezuelan instrument called the cuatro.

Performing on vibraphone and piano, the Tachoir Duo brings an eclectic mix of styles — from jazz and blues, swing and latin, and some classical to Nashville’s musical community. Marlene Tachoir is a pianist and composer, and she wrote a suite of three pieces for piano along with Jerry Tachoir on vibraphone.

Duo Oliver the Crow, including Cellist Kaitlyn Raitz and violinist Ben Plotnick, have brought music from their newly released self-titled album, which has been described by critics as simple, yet full, thriving and beautiful.

Cellist Nicholas Gold has a fond and deeply personal attachment to the cello suites of composer JS Bach. He has performed the pieces at Carnegie Hall, and now he brings them to live radio.

Violinist Alicia Enstrom brings brand new sounds that combine the instrument with her voice and varied electronics. Alicia is currently one of ten finalists in The Ear - a New York based competition for composers of new music. She is also the Artistic Director of Alias Chamber Ensemble.


Guitarist Richard Todd brings us music from Brazil, Spain, Cuba and Brooklyn. Todd teaches guitar at Tennessee State University and the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. He also curates the Middle Tennessee Guitar Alliance's Virtuoso Series, with concerts at Blair. 

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