Sara Fishko appears in the following:
Thursday, December 31, 2015
From the archives: Music in movies was mostly "seen and not heard" until jazz styles breathed new life into film soundtracks.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
From the archives: Seventy years ago actor Charles Boyer's compelling continental style established a lasting film "type". WNYC's Sara Fishko looks back at his unlikely story.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
From the archives: There's much more to film composer Lalo Schifrin than "the theme from Mission Impossible" — on this week’s Fishko Files.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
From the archives: What do Radiohead, Tchaikovsky, and the Mission Impossible theme have in common? They all use Five Four Time — and make it sound inevitable.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
From the archives: Leonard Rosenman won Oscars for his adaptations of existing film scores, but it was Rosenman’s originals that are remembered for their arresting modernism.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko looks back on the unforgettable voice and overwhelming conviction of Bella Abzug.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko talks with two late, great jazz photographers about capturing musical giants on film.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Sara Fishko makes her film directorial debut with "The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith.”
Thursday, November 12, 2015
From the archives: WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores the life and work of the pianist and singer Hazel Scott in this Fishko Files from 2009.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko discusses the special promise "The World of Tomorrow" held for Depression-era Americans.
Friday, October 30, 2015
While W. Eugene Smith lived in a rundown loft in Manhattan’s Flower District, he recorded audio tape compulsively. More than two decades after his death, those tapes finally resurfaced.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Sara Fishko has been exploring a small record label – with only a few releases – that delivers a whole world...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back to the films of 1959...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
In honor of the many faces of summer Shakespeare, WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers the infinite variations on the Bard’s most celebrated play...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
WNYC's Sara Fishko talks with pianist Garrick Ohlsson about his connection with Chopin's music...
Thursday, May 14, 2015
WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us about the legendary history of Chopin's "Raindrop" Prelude in this edition of Fishko Files...
Thursday, May 07, 2015
WNYC's Sara Fishko looks at the past and present of film criticism, and its variable impact over a couple of generations.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us how bandleader Artie Shaw is worth remembering for more than just his music...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, there’s a particular synergy that comes from many people doing the same thing.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
In 1935, Jascha Heifetz made the first recording, ever, of the Sibelius Violin Concerto.