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'It Became Dark' with the Kansas City Symphony

Eric T. Williams
Composer Chris Rogerson takes a bow along with Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony following the world premiere of Rogerson's piece 'It Became Dark' - March 2018

This week, co-hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies walk listeners through a program that invokes darkness, the supernatural and the other-worldly. We'll also hear what Halloween was like for a young Michael Stern, and feature a few tricks and treats along the way.

An agreement with the Kansas City Symphony allows us to share audio for this program up to four weeks after the program's original air date. You can listen to currently available episodes here.


Michael Stern
Dan Margolies


Concerto in G Minor for Organ, Strings and Timpani
by Francis Poulenc
Caroline Robinson - organ
Live performance, April 2013

It Became Dark
by Chris Rogerson
Live performance, March 2018 (World Premiere)

The Noon Witch, Op. 108
by Antonín Dvořák
Jeffrey Kahane - guest conductor
Live performance, June 2016

Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
by Richard Strauss
Live performance, November 2019

Overture to Maskerade
by Carl Nielsen
Live performance, March 2017

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