Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

Beethoven Sonatas

Thursday, November 10, 2016

From the archives: Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas offer a glimpse into the spirit, and optimism, of one of our greatest composers.

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Wilder

Thursday, November 03, 2016

From the archives: Director Billy Wilder's Ace in the Hole was one of the darkest films Hollywood had ever seen.

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Angela Hewitt

Thursday, October 27, 2016

From the archives: Early exposure formed a fruitful connection between this contemporary pianist and a powerful composer.

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'Work' in the Movies

Thursday, October 20, 2016

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko examines the way our working lives are portrayed on film.

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Battling Over Brahms

Thursday, October 13, 2016

From the archives: A now-famous classical concert turned into a musical battleground – with very instructive results.

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Reds

Thursday, October 06, 2016

From the archives: Warren Beatty captured the stories of early 20th century activists and combined them with star-studded drama.

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Sara Davis Buechner Comes Home

Thursday, September 29, 2016

After years teaching in another country, a seasoned pianist comes home.

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Jazzmen Keepnews & Monk: Good Together

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The late Orrin Keepnews had a special connection with a variety of jazz musicians - especially Thelonious Monk.

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The Jazz Legends Next Door

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Between 1957 and 1965 in New York, dozens of jazz musicians jammed night after night in a dilapidated Sixth Avenue loft. Sara Fishko's new documentary chronicles those years.

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Family of Man

Thursday, September 15, 2016

From the archives: Edward Steichen took on the whole human race in his 1955 show at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Jazz Photography

Thursday, September 08, 2016

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko talks with two late, great jazz photographers about capturing musical giants on film.

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The Loser

Thursday, September 01, 2016

David Lang's new opera at BAM gives voice to a competitive, frustrated concert pianist.

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Committed to Memory

Thursday, August 25, 2016

In an age of instant access and digital recall, the Chiara String Quartet is committing their music to memory.

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Chayefsky

Thursday, August 18, 2016

From the archives: As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, the multiple-Oscar-winning Chayefsky fought to the death for every fierce and furious word he wrote.

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Florence Foster Jenkins

Thursday, August 11, 2016

From the archives: As the subject of an upcoming biopic starring Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins may have been so bad that she was good.

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William Bolcom

Thursday, August 04, 2016

From the archives: WNYC’s Sara Fishko interviews William Bolcom, the genre-mixing, music-loving, composer-quoting writer of all kinds of musical works.

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Heart and Soul

Thursday, July 28, 2016

From the archives: Sara Fishko meditates on the mysteries of a VERY popular tune.

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The Freakishly Empathetic Photos of Diane Arbus

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Photographer Diane Arbus’ work captured people at the margins of society and put them at the center of her provocative, mysterious, and unsettling portraits.

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Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, July 21, 2016

From the archives: WNYC’s Sara Fishko charts several iterations of Romeo and Juliet, and considers how that classic Shakespeare tragedy inspired a great Russian ballet score.

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Diane Arbus

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Diane Arbus formed a remarkable bond with her photographic subjects.

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