Arts and Culture

Wagner's masterful retelling of the 17th century nautical legend,"The Flying Dutchman" has mesmerized audiences since the Dresden world premiere in 1843: A cursed sea captain and his phantom ship are doomed to sail the seas forever, unless he's redeemed by the powers of true love. November 15-17, at Phoenix's Symphony Hall, AZ Opera continues their season with Wagner's ghostly opera, complete with an all star cast that includes Mark Delavan as the Dutchman. K-BACH's Sterling Beeaff chats with conductor Joseph Rescigno.
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K-BACH's Theater Critic, Chris Curcio reviews two productions he saw at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
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The KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for June/July is the new novel "Song of the Shank" by Jeffrey Renard Allen based on the true story of 19th-century African-American Musical Savant Tom Wiggins, aka "Blind Tom". "An engrossing read based on an incredible but true story"... --Randy Kinkel, KBACH

Judith Weir

Judith Weir-- 1st Woman named Master of the Queen's Music"; Zinman steps down in Zurich.

Community Engagements
KBACH February Member of the Month: Mr. Bob McGinnis

K-BACH February Member of the Month:

Mr. Bob McGinnis