KBAQ Heart of the Arts

the public had an opportunity to explore AZ Opera’s new space, and a new opera, as the company presented a free workshop performance of Craig Bohmler’s Riders of the Purple Sage, based on the 1912 Zane Grey novel. K-Bach’s Sterling Beeaff chatted with composer Craig Bohmler about his work in progress.
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The May 2013 First Friday Artwalk in downtown Phoenix offered a full menu for the art-hungry soul, including Artlink’s 15th Annual Juried Exhibition.
Photo credit Lisa Marie Mazzucco
American pianist Simone Dinnerstein follows up her Billboard topping album, "Bach: A Strange Beauty" with "Night", a unique collaboration with GRAMMY nominated songwriter, Tifft Merritt. K-Bach’s Sterling Beeaff chats with Simone about the new recording.
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Image courtesy of Angela Brower
Rising young mezzo-soprano Angela Brower was raised in Mesa, Arizona and is now a member of the Bavarian State Opera. K-Bach's Sterling Beeaff talked with Angela about her blossoming career and her recital at her alma mater, Arizona State University.
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Rachmaninoff, about age 27. Public domain via Wikipedia Commons.
Husband-and-wife pianists Vladimir Pleshakov and Elena Winther are renowned for their interpretations of the great Russian masterpieces. K-Bach's Janine Miller chatted with Vladimir Pleshakov about the joys and challenges of performing with a spouse and his special connection to the music of Rachmaninoff.

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