interviews http://hppr.org en Symphony to "step out of the box" for concert "Reimaginings" http://hppr.org/post/symphony-step-out-box-concert-reimaginings <p></p><p>In what may be called the apex of the symphony's vision to rejuvenate the traditional symphonic experience, the Amarillo Symphony's "Reimaginings" this weekend presents a concert full of reconception.</p><p><a href="http://www.whatisproject.org"><strong>Project Trio</strong></a>, comprised of a string bass, cello and flute, joins the symphony, adding an eclectic flavor of musical styles to the concert. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:43:00 +0000 Adam Vos 28250 at http://hppr.org Symphony to "step out of the box" for concert "Reimaginings" Project Trio visits HPPR studio in advance of Amarillo Symphony appearance http://hppr.org/post/project-trio-visits-hppr-studio-advance-amarillo-symphony-appearance <p>Brooklyn-based <strong>Project Trio</strong> will be performing with the Amarillo Symphony this Friday and Saturday night at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts.</p><p>They stopped by HPPR studios&nbsp;on Thursday for a quick interview and performance. You can hear the interview and 2 performances above- the first piece is the trio's&nbsp;arrangement of Charles Mingus' Fables of Faubus, and the second is one of their own compositions entitled Raga Raja. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:27:24 +0000 Mike Fuller 28244 at http://hppr.org Project Trio visits HPPR studio in advance of Amarillo Symphony appearance Symphony's "Intimate Evening" includes "romantic wine in the classical barrel" http://hppr.org/post/symphonys-intimate-evening-includes-romantic-wine-classical-barrel <p>Guest conductor Yaniv Dinur shares his thoughts on "Intimate Evening," the Amarillo Symphony's concert this weekend.</p><p>Soprano vocal soloist Sarah Jane McMahon joins the symphony for the concert this Friday and Saturday.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 06:01:27 +0000 Adam Vos 27077 at http://hppr.org Symphony's "Intimate Evening" includes "romantic wine in the classical barrel" Guitarist Maxwell Hughes makes a stop in Amarillo on Southwest tour http://hppr.org/post/guitarist-maxwell-hughes-makes-stop-amarillo-southwest-tour <p>Maxwell Hughes is an award-winning guitarist based in Ft. Collins, Colorado. &nbsp;He is currently on a tour of the southwest headed for California. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:46:01 +0000 Mike Fuller 26845 at http://hppr.org Guitarist Maxwell Hughes makes a stop in Amarillo on Southwest tour Interview with composer Adam Schoenberg http://hppr.org/post/interview-composer-adam-schoenberg <p>This weekend, the Amarillo Symphony performs "Finding Rothko," an orchestra work by composer Adam Schoenberg.&nbsp; The relatively contemporary piece, written in 2006, will be performed next to works like Ralph Vaughn Williams' "The Lark Ascending" and Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" at the symphony's concert titled "Pictures in Music."</p><p>Adam Schoenberg joined me from his home in Los Angeles.&nbsp; I asked him about the inspiration and process behind composing "Finding Rothko." Fri, 22 Nov 2013 03:17:20 +0000 Adam Vos 24643 at http://hppr.org Interview with composer Adam Schoenberg Interview with Amarillo Symphony's New Conductor http://hppr.org/post/interview-amarillo-symphonys-new-conductor <p>The Amarillo Symphony last week announced Jacomo Rafael Bairos as its new musical director.&nbsp; I sat down with the new conductor to ask him about his influences and his vision for the symphony. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 05:02:00 +0000 Adam Vos 18553 at http://hppr.org Interview with Amarillo Symphony's New Conductor