Raleigh, NC (PressExposure) April 16, 2008 -- TheClassicalStation.org announces today that its weekly program, Preview!, will feature an interview with Andrew Manze, violinist, music commentator and conductor of the Helsingborg Symphony. The interview will air during the station's Sunday, March 23 program that runs from 6-9 p.m.
"Manze is the violin star of early music," says Deanna Vassar host of Preview!. "He is known for his spontaneity."
Manze and Vassar will talk about how spontaneity makes a performance. In addition, they will discuss the upcoming performance at Duke University.
On Saturday, March 29 at 8 p.m., in Duke University's Page Auditorium, Manze & the Helsingborg Symphony will offer a program entitled "The Eroica Effect: Beethoven's Third Symphony." The evening will feature both discussion and a full performance of the famed Eroica.
Preview! is a weekly feature that airs every Sunday evening from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. ET and presents the latest in classical recordings and upcoming classical events. WCPE's live broadcast of Great Classical Music 24, Hours a Day can be accessed around the globe in several ways: on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6; local cable television systems; and traditional radio broadcasting. A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.
About Andrew Manze: In 2006, Manze became the chief conductor of the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra. He is a gifted speaker whose work as a performer and commentator has earned prestige the world over. As a conductor he is a dynamic leader, directing orchestras around the globe in baroque, classical, and modern repertoires. As a violinist he plays with what the Boston Globe calls "sizzling virtuosity," skill, "so intense that it almost leaves a whiff of hellish sulfur hanging in the air." For more information visit intermusica.co.uk.