Showcase Web Specials
Apr. 17, 2009
WHYY's Ed Cunningham talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec, whose new Clarinet Concerto is featured on the April 19th Showcase. Mr. Moravec discusses his regard for the clarinet, which he says is a natural outgrowth of the human voice. He also talks about his love for Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and the Beatles' Ticket to Ride.
Jan. 30, 2009
WHYY's Ed Cunningham talks with pianist Meng-Chieh Liu as he discusses a life-threatening disorder of the connective tissues that he suffered nearly 20 years ago at the dawn of his professional career. He tells us how, with the help of his doctors, his mother, and his own resolve, he slowly regained his health and resumed his piano career.