Tag: Fort Worth arts and culture

WRR101 Focus on the Arts: Catching up with pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin ahead of his Cliburn concert

In this podcast with WRR’s Kurt Rongey, pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin talks in-depth about his experiences writing a commissioned work for The Cliburn, where North Texas fits into the worldwide music scene, what it was like recording his own music, and what’s coming up in new releases.Photo by Sim Cannety-Clarke

WRR101 Focus on the Arts: This ensemble may be NYC-based, but it has Fort Worth ties

Sahun Sam Hong is the pianist and Executive Director of NYC-based chamber music collective Ensemble132, but TCU can also claim him as their own: As one of the school’s notable alumni, he graduated in 2011 at the age of 16. WRR’s Kurt Rongey had an opportunity to speak with two members of the group about… Read more »