Monthly Archives: October, 2019


1-19: Jewish Women Composers

Published - October 28, 2019

1-19 Jewish Women Composers  An exploration of the impact Jewish women are having in the world of classical music including Meira Warshauer and selections from Judith Lang Zaimont’s Sacred Service. Music Includes: Alla Elana Cohen: Book of Prayers: volume 2, series 4, movement 1 Judith Lang Zaimont: Selections from Sacred Service for the Sabbath Evening Meira Warshauer: Bracha Joelle Wallach: From the Forest of Chimneys

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1-18: 19th Century Jewish Composers

Published - October 28, 2019

1-18 19th Century Jewish Composers  An exploration of Jewish composers from the 1800s, many of whom kept close ties throughout their lives.  Included will be the Hebrew Melodies by Joseph Joachim and music from Charles Valentin Alkan, the leading expert on Jewish music in Paris and one of the first composers to incorporate Jewish melodies into his music. Music Includes: Ferdinand Hiller: Gebet, op.46/1 Joseph Joachim: Hebrew Melodies Ignaz Moscheles: Divertimento à la Savoyarde Charles Valentin-Alkan: selections from 25 Preludes (Nos. 4, 5, 6, & 20) Charles Valentin-Alkan: Adagio from Cello Sonata

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S4-08: Spinning Spells

Published - October 26, 2019

“Ah, music.  A magic beyond all we do here.”  – J.K. Rowling   There is magic in music, and on this program, we feature works by women who are inspired by the magic of the world around them.   “Spinning Spells”   Joanne Shenandoah:  Skywoman Joanne Shenandoah, vocals Studio Orchestra; Tom Maguire, conductor “Skywoman” Silver Wave Records 941 Stacy Garrop:  The Lovely Sirens & Pandora Undone, from Mythology Symphony CCPA Symphony Orchestra; Alondra de la Parra, conductor “Mythology Symphony” Cedille 90000 160 Margaret Brandman:  Spirit Visions Margaret Brandman & Marcello Maio, piano “Sensations: Wind, Waves, Birds & Fire” Navona 6041 Ingrid Stölzel:  The Voice of

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October 25, 2019: Reporters

Published - October 25, 2019

Dan Clark, reporter at the New York Law Journal, and Anna Gronewold, Politico NY reporter, broke down the news of the week that was.

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October 25, 2019: Bruce Gyory

Published - October 25, 2019

Bruce Gyory, senior strategist at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, shared his analysis on the latest from the Albany political sphere.

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October 25, 2019: Issues impacting journalism

Published - October 25, 2019

Liz Benjamin, Managing Director of Marathon Strategies Albany Office and former anchor of Spectrum’s Capital Tonight, and Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies and former Daily News Albany Bureau Chief, discussed the changing Albany landscape and the importance of strong local journalism.

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October 25, 2019: Our Goodbye to Susan

Published - October 25, 2019

Ten years ago, The Capitol Pressroom began airing with Susan Arbetter at the helm. Today, after a decade filled with news, a few tears, and plenty of laughs, we said goodbye to our host as she moves on to a new fantastic opportunity at Spectrum. Then, we met the new host of the show, Dave Lombardo.

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October 25, 2019: CMSU – Rebel Ensemble

Published - October 25, 2019

    The Rebel Ensemble for the Baroque is coming to Utica, to open the new concert season with the Chamber Music Society of Utica.  Joining the ensemble will be Baroque dancers Thomas Baird and Paige Whitley-Bauguess.  Karen Marie Marmer and Jorg-Michael Schwarz, co-directors of the Rebel Ensemble, joined mid-day host Diane Jones to talk about the concert, how dancing is a natural pairing with these works, and about what makes Baroque instruments so different from modern ones. More information about the Chamber Music Society of Utica is available here. And you can find out more about the Rebel Ensemble

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October 24, 2019: Sen. Jamaal Bailey

Published - October 24, 2019

Today, a hearing will take place in Albany on the repeal of the controversial 50a provision in the state’s Civil Rights Law. The provision shields police, fire and correctional officer personnel records from views as they are “confidential”. We heard from the chair of the Senate Codes Committee, Sen. Jamaal Bailey (D-Bronx), on this and the other issues that he is tracking.

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October 24, 2019: Sen. Kevin Thomas

Published - October 24, 2019

Local journalism has seen a drastic decline in recent years as disinformation tactics become more prevalent. To combat the loss of journalism on the local level, Sen. Kevin Thomas (D-Garden City), chair of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, discussed his new bill which would require the development of local news organizations via cable companies.

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October 24, 2019: Education funding

Published - October 24, 2019

Education funding is one of the most contentious funding battles every budget season. Dr. Rick Timbs, Executive Director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium, explained the intricacies of how schools get their funding.

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October 24, 2019: Early voting

Published - October 24, 2019

The state’s first test with early voting starts this Saturday. Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause NY, shared what New Yorkers need to know before they head to the polls.

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October 23, 2019: Larry Levy

Published - October 23, 2019

Larry Levy, Executive Dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies and Vice President of Economic Development at Hofstra, shared his insights on the public campaign finance commission and fusion voting.

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