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Conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane completes a triple play with the Kansas City Symphony

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Conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane takes a bow after a January 2016 performance with the Kansas City Symphony in Helzberg Hall.

Fresh off a recent performance with the Kansas City Symphony, conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane is the featured artist this week. Hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies highlight Kahane's artistry on the podium and the piano bench with music by Mozart, Ravel and Rachmaninoff.

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What does this week's program have to do with the 1975 hit "All By Myself" and what is Michael Stern's connection to the songwriter and performer Eric Carmen? Scroll down and listen to this week's web-only bonus content to find out.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Jeffrey Kahane - guest conductor and pianist
Live performance, January 2012

Piano Concerto in G major
by Maurice Ravel
Jeffrey Kahane - guest conductor and pianist
Live performance, January 2016

Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Jeffrey Kahane - guest conductor
Live performance, January 2012

Bonus Content
Michael Stern takes all of us for a trip down memory lane, and explains his connection to singer-songwriter Eric Carmen.
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