At K-BACH we don’t just play what we want to hear, we like to play what you want to hear! We’re looking for the Most Wanted Classical music here in the Valley of the Sun. What would YOU most like to hear on K-BACH? Is it Gershwin’s Rhapsody, Mozart’s Jupiter, or Vivaldi’s Winter? Bach's Brandenburgs, Dvorak’s New World, or Barber’s Adagio? You can cast your votes through October 3, 2014.
This weekend, it’s a new chapter for the Phoenix Symphony: Music Director Tito Muñoz officially takes the reigns, and launches the 2014-1015 Season with Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. A few months ago, K-BACH’s Sterling Beeaff had a great chat with Tito immediately following the official announcement of his new position with the orchestra.
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Last June K-Bach held our Very First Film Event at the FILMBAR in downtown Phoenix and it SOLD OUT! Thursday, October 16, 7:30pm, we'll present the second part of the series, Nodame Cantibile 2, a popular Japanese movie that’s based on a best selling comic about a young pianist and a conductor. Local conductor Keitaro Harada grew up in Japan—and with the comic, Nodame Cantabile. He chats with Sterling Beeaff about the comic’s influence in revitalizing Japan’s classical music scene.
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If you've ever thought about going back and picking up that old instrument you used to play as a kid, Ari Goldman's book "The Late Starter orchestra" may just give you the inspiration you need to do it.  Goldman, a former new York Times Reporter and Author of the book "The Search For God at

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It's the perfect addition to your lunch hour-- Join Linda Cassidy at Noon for K-Bach's "Most Wanted"-- an hour where we play the top 100 classical pieces voted on by you! And now, you can vote for THIS year's top 100 at kbaq.org--
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