Judith Kampfner

Judith Kampfner appears in the following:

Food in "Ulysses"

Saturday, June 16, 2001

She bestowed fat pears neatly head by tail ad among them ripe shamefaced peaches....young juicy crinkled and plump red tomatoes sniffing smells...

Tape “Drink man..the milk of humankind…an udderful of mother's milk.....of those bugeoning stars overhead...

JK They eat a lot in Joyce’s Dublin It’s lunchtime,

TAPE Have you got a cheese ...


Who Is Marvin Pontiac?

Saturday, June 16, 2001

An investigation into the life of a long-lost blues musician leads to some interesting discoveries.


Beat Speak

Saturday, May 12, 2001

The beat musician David Amram tells us how the Beats influenced the way we live and talk today. 


Now Playing: Elvis Costello

Saturday, April 21, 2001

Musical chameleon Elvis Costello continues to defy classification on his new album, For the Stars, a highly unusual collaboration with mezzo-soprano Anne Sophie Von Otter. 


Chamber Pop

Tuesday, April 10, 2001



Oscar Nominations

Wednesday, February 14, 2001

Academy Award nominations come down today. The race has gained clarity but it's still far from certain. WNYC's Judith Kampfner talked to Emanuel Levy, the chief critic for "Screen International" and author of "Oscar Fever"...


Jackson Pollock's Musical Refuge

Saturday, February 10, 2001

For abstract painter Jackson Pollock, jazz was a refuge.


Pollock's Refuge in Jazz

Friday, February 09, 2001

A recent biographical movie with Ed Harris directing and starring as the American abstract painter Jackson Pollock is about to open at national movie theaters. It shows the temperamental artist at work in his studio in East Hampton Long Island. Jackson Pollock's work was rebellious and irreverent. His paintings we ...


Lorin Maazel

Tuesday, February 06, 2001

Maazel has conducted 130 orchestras, including the Vienna Philharmonic, whose music you'll hear in this piece. The 70-year old Maazel says he wasn't planning on taking another full time job, until he came to New York last year as a guest conductor. Then, as he put it, he "fell in ...



Saturday, November 25, 2000

Royal Shakespeare Company actors talk about their favorite Shakespeare sonnets.


A New Score For Nosferatu

Tuesday, October 31, 2000

As Halloween costumes testify, there is a certain image we have of a vampire that comes from the Bela Lugosi Dracula tradition made classic by the 1930?s horror movie. He?s all cloak and fangs?. but there?s a bald headed, more surreal kind of vampire which is the thread of a ...