Of Note with Katy Henriksen

Sunday through Thursday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m.

Catch two hours of compelling classical music with your host Katy Henriksen Sunday through Thursday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. only here on KUAF. Henriksen brings classical music into the 21st century by handpicking the most vital recordings of today alongside groundbreaking historic releases while bringing insight into the world of classical music today through feature interviews with composers, musicians, conductors and all the people who make this riveting world possible.

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Cameron Carpenter, radical organist, pays homage to Johann Sebastian Bach on his latest album, All You Need is Bach. Carter is known for his unorthodox playing style and modern interpretations of classical organ pieces. All You Need is Bach showcases not only Bach's musical influence on Carpenter but Carpenter's own flamboyant and dynamic artistry. Join us tonight from 8 to 10 p.m.

Paul Schoenfield's Cafe Music features "Slovakian Children's Songs for Flute and Piano" performed with Grammy-nomintated flutist, Carol Wincenc. Schoenfield's signature style of blending of folk and classical music forms sees full effect in this haunting and playful piece. Join us tonight from 8 to 10 p.m. to catch it in its entirety. Stream it for a limited time right here.


"I love the music of Vivaldi," states 17-year-old recorder player Lucie Horsch. "It's rhythmical, light, energetic; and his slow movements are utterly beautiful." Her debut with Decca highlight the Baroque master. Hear from the recording in today's program along with music from William Grant Still, Stacy Garrop, Robert Sirota and Dia Succari. Tune in from 8 to 10 p.m. to catch today's handpicked compelling classical.

"For as long as I can remember, music has been a part of my life," writes Canadian violinist Angele Dubeau who celebrates 40 years of playing violin by taking requests from listeners. "I have expressed myself and travelled the world; it nourishes me every day." Catch highlights from the 2-disc release Silence On Joue Take 2 by streaming this limited time on-demand stream.

"This music comes from the Exiles' Cafe, a place both real and metaphorical where the travelers of the world gather to find a home away from home, a place where journeys converge and histories collide." Lara Downes said in the liner notes to her album titled Exiles' Cafe.