An exclusive interview with Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni. The young singer is particularly renown for his performances in Classical and Baroque works from Argante in Rinaldo to Mozart's Leporello and Figaro. He is also acclaimed for his work in the German repertoire, particularly as Jesus in Bach's Passions and in Schubert Lieder. In this interview for our 2014 Bach Festival, Mr. Pisaroni discusses how Bach fits into his career, as a performer of both concert and opera repertoire. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at WKCR on December 22, 2014.
Our broadcast of Columbia Men's Basketball battling #1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena condensed into just over an hour. The Lions jumped out to an 11-0 leading and led the Wildcats at halftime, before falling 56-46 in the memorable contest. Post-game audio can be found here. Announcers: Ryan Young and Evan Clinton; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs in studio.
Memphis rapper Jon Waltz drops by Offbeat for an interview and freestyle session. Waltz discusses his New York show with Pigeons and Planes, his recent EP Alyss, his love of Memphis rap and food, and his work with The Stand4rd, Zayd and Nova. Find more of Jon Waltz's music at soundcloud.com/jonwaltz , and read his Alyss EP companion story at jonwaltz.com .
Discussion on Columbia football recruiting, our experience and reaction to men's basketball's performance in Kentucky and this week's UConn game. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton and Yale Reisman.
Post-game reaction to Columbia men's basketball's great effort in a 56-46 loss to #1 Kentucky. Includes an interview from Rupp Arena with Maodo Lo and further discussion on what the game means for Columbia. Also, discussion on the rest of Columbia Athletics, including Pete Mangurian's resignation. Ryan Young and Evan Clinton broadcasting from Lexington, Kentucky; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs, Dan Radov, Max Rettig and Nicholai Roman from New York.
Columbia and Barnard's anti-sexual assault movement have gotten significant national media attention, but the coverage never strays far beyond profiling the loudest voices. Late City Edition Producer Naomi Cohen interviews Smita Sen, who started organizing around sexual assault last fall, to talk about the activists who have stayed in the shadows. They discuss the work done before No Red Tape, the survivors who aren't showing up to the rallies, and the arguments that aren't painted on the signs.
Zach and Brian interview, D Dand, Volition, NinetyNine, and Grits from Beat Lampers.Beat Lampers is a hip hop collective from Monclair, NJ. They discuss their music, influences, NJ and a few other topics. The interview is 2 parts, here is the link to the second part (freestyles). Here are links to their music.
Discussion on Columbia men's basketball's first two games and the status of Columbia Football & its head coach as they head into their final game of the season on a 20-game losing streak. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman and Dante Guarneri.
Peter Coleman interviews José Pascal da Rocha, a professor of conflict resolution at Columbia. Pascal spent the 90s and early 2000s going on peacekeeping missions and serving as a mediator and advisor everywhere from Afghanistan to Somalia. Pascal discusses his experiences in the field and explains how paper-based role-playing games have helped him solve huge and seemingly intractible real-world problems.
Arts and Answers producer Danielle Fox sat down with Jenny Lee, producer and editor of the independent film "The Skeleton Twins". The film stars Kristin Wig and Bill Hader as estranged twins Maggie and Milo, who are reunited after cheating death on the same day. Lee discusses the film, her editing process, and her transition from editing comic books to editing feature film. The Skeleton Twins is currently playing at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football's loss at Harvard and chance to win vs. Cornell and a preview of Columbia men's basketball's first two games with help from John Templon. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Noah Turett, Nicholai Roman, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.
An exclusive interview with mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina. For over twenty-five years, Ms. Borodina has given near definitive interpretations of roles by Saint-Saens, Berlioz, and Mussorgsky on every major stage from Tokyo to San Francisco. In this interview, Ms. Borodina discusses her current role of Amneris, technique, and what motivates her to keep singing.This interview was conducted at Ms. Borodina's home on November 1, 2014. Nina Manoukian served as Ms. Borodina's translator.
Discussion on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's injury, and audio from Columbia Men's Basketball Media Day. Also an NBA Preview and a look at Game 7 of the World Series. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Charlie Wojcik, Noah Turett, Max Rettig, Nicholai Roman and Dan Radov.