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David Monette: A new book on transcendence in life and music / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #420

05/18/2024 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Known world-wide for his trumpets, he has just published his first book, Calculus of Life: A Practical Guide to Transcendence. What does that have to do with music? He explains. ...


Lisa Lipton: New Executive Director of 45th Parallel Universe / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #411

02/09/2024 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Lisa Lipton has added another Executive Director title to her vast list of accomplishments, this time with 45th Parallel Universe. She visited the Artichoke Cafe on her first day on ...


Sarah Tiedemann: Third Angle's 2023-24 season. The Artistic Director gives us a preview / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #399

10/14/2023 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Third Angle New Music's Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann on each of the exciting new season, already in progress.


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Skip vonKuske on leaving Oregon: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #393

07/20/2023 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Why is Skip vonKuske moving to the east coast? PLUS EXCLUSIVE! At the end of our conversation, listen to AFT, a new tune just recorded on July 19! It will release at The Cello Goodbye ...


Nicole Lane: What does a music publicist really do? Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music 387

05/25/2023 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Hear Chamber Music Northwest's Nicole Lane explain what a publicist does and how she does it. With a real-time example.


Tomas Svoboda, dead at 82: Concert honoring him plus an OMN interview from the archives

11/23/2022 | 1 comments

Beloved, world-famous composer Tomas Svoboda passed away last week. James Bash interviewed him for OMN in October of 2009.


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Peter Bilotta on Chamber Music NW's full 2022 season: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #353

10/06/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Listen to Chamber Music NW's  Executive Director Peter Bilotta detail the new season.


Sarah Tiedemann: Third Angle's Artistic Director's new season / Coffeeshop Conversatons @ Artihoke Music C#338

05/26/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Third Angle New Music's Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann is in the Cafe to tell us all about their new and exciting 2022-23 season.


Catherine Noll: From the Purple Onion to Pizzicato

04/22/2022 | 6 comments

By PAULA M. WALKER // To Oregon classical music enthusiasts, Catherine Noll was the second violinist in the Oregon Symphony for 25 years.  But in her 20s, she sang jazz in San Francisco and New ...


Suzanne Nance: All-Classical CEO on how they kept the music going / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #299

06/24/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Listen to how Suzanne Nance has kept fresh programming coming to you on All-Classical Portland...and what they have in store for the future.


Third Angle Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann: A new festival and 2021 plans / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #298

06/17/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann, gives us the lowdown on what Third Angle has been up to and the happy rundown of their Fresh Air Fest coming on Sunday, July 11 at Sauvie Island. Extra-added: ...


Cappella Romana, Mark Powell far left

Mark Powell: Cappella Romana has a hit! Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #266

10/14/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // After 39 years of performing early and contemporary sacred classical music in the Christian traditions of East and West, the replication of sounds from an ancient Byzantine cathedral ...


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