The Arizona Matsuri Festival, a two day festival celebrating Japanese Culture, happens this weekend, Feb. 21 and 22 at the Heritage and Science Park in downtown Phoenix. The annual festivities included a quiet lyrical prelude this year – Haiku. The centuries old art form is now highlighted in the Arizona Matsuri’s Haiku Expo.
K-Bach's Sterling Beeaff catches up with Robert Moody, artistic director of the Arizona Musicfest.
Violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine chats with K-BACH's Jane Hilton about her latest recording, Mozart's Compete Violin Concerti with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, and her upcoming concert of Paganini's Complete 24 Caprices at the Mesa Arts Center.
The Chandler Symphony has grown a lot in the past 22 years: first as an orchestra at Mesa Community College, then as the San Marcos Symphony, and then in 2006, the Chandler Symphony, serving over 10,000 patrons a year. K-Bach's Janine Miller catches up with Jack Herriman, music director, and Alex Zheng, associate conductor.
Pianist Conrad Tao will be playing Sunday evening at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. The 20 year old has been impressing audiences, critics and winning praise from everywhere. The Presidential Arts Scholar and Gilmore Young Artist has been building his career while attending Columbia University AND Julliard.