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Hilary Hahn and Josh Ritter in concert at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Terrance McKnight takes you on a special musical travelogue, so put on your finest duds and some comfortable shoes as we travel to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a sold-out concert with world renowned violinist Hilary Hahn and singer-songwriter Josh Ritter.

Afterwards, follow Terrance to the downtown club Drom for the after-party celebrating the release of Hahn's new CD of Sibelius and Schoenberg Violin Concertos. Find out what's behind this uncommon musical pairing from both artists and weigh in with your own dream combos as Terrance takes you this unique, intimately guided tour.

Our Technical Director for this program was Edward Haber; our engineer was Irene Trudel. The program was produced by Brian Wise with Alex Ambrose; our Executive Producer was Limor Tomer. A special thanks to Anya Grundmann from NPR Music.

Guests:

Hilary Hahn and Josh Ritter

Hilary Hahn and Josh Ritter Concert: Part One

Playlist:
Idaho (Ritter)
Folk Bloodbath (Ritter)
Kathleen (Ritter)
The Last Rose of Summer (Ritter)
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Variations on "The Last Rose of Summer" (Hahn)
Girl in the War (Ritter and Hahn)
Thin Blue Flame (Ritter and Hahn)

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Hilary Hahn and Josh Ritter: Interview Feature

Terrance McKnight talks with Hillary Hahn and Josh Ritter about their collaboration for this concert from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Hilary Hahn and Josh Ritter Concert: Part Two

Playlist:
Carl Nielsen: Prelude and Theme with Variations (Hahn)
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Variations on Schubert's Erlkönig (Hahn)
The Oak Tree King (adaptation of Schubert's Erlkönig) (Ritter)
Eugène Ysaye: Sonata in G Major Op. 27, No. 5

Encores
Bone of Song (Ritter and Hahn)

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Ben from Morton IL

Can a person buy a copy of Ritter/Hahn performing together? If so, where?

Dec. 17 2008 11:18 PM

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