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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From the iconic opening of Fantasia to perennial montage favorite In the Hall of the Mountain King, great works of classical music permeate the popular imagination. This is the focus for Symphony of Northwest Arkansas's season finale Saturday, June 3, at the Walton Arts Center.

Katy Henriksen

On May 19th, an assembly of 80 or so musicians traveling from 11 states will assemble at the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks with a panoply of percussive instruments to perform John Luther Adam's Inuksuit, an expansive piece named for the Inuit landmarks fashioned from raw stone, with Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion as part of this year's Artosphere Festival

This Thursday evening,  frequenters to bars and restaurants throughout downtown Fayetteville will encounter a pleasant diversion- a series of live pop-up shows from the Artosphere Festival Orchestra. Starting at 7 PM, the AFO will tour venues from one end of Dickson Street to the next, bringing a personal and relaxed touch of classical to the city's nightlife late into the night.

Hear the entirety of the Fort Smith Chorale's spring concert titled "Songs of Love" in this on-demand stream. This live recording took place April 27, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Smith. The chorale is directed by William M. Cromer with accompanist Gaye McClure.

The Arkansas International, a newly formed literary journal of the University of Arkansas Program in Creative Writing & Translation, launches its second issue this month.

Featuring works in prose, poetry, and comics, the issue continues the magazine's tradition of bringing unseen authors to the public eye.

"I think it's a really good service to have voices--they say 'emerging'--who haven't had many publications, alongside people who are very experienced," explains poetry editor Molly Rector.

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