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'Flying Dutchman,' a Scottish Fantasy, an 'Incredible Flutist' and Dvořák's uplifting Symphony No. 8

Guest conductor Kevin John Edusei leads the Kansas City Symphony, January 2023
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Guest conductor Kevin John Edusei leads the Kansas City Symphony, January 2023

Join co-hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies for a program of fun and dramatic orchestral works. We'll hear Richard Wagner's Overture to "The Flying Dutchman," Max Bruch's "Scottish Fantasy" featuring violinist Stefan Jackiw, Walter Piston's Suite from "The Incredible Flutist" and Antonín Dvořák's sunny Symphony No. 8.

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


Overture to "The Flying Dutchman"
by Richard Wagner
Kevin John Edusei - guest conductor
Live performance, January 2023

Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 46
by Max Bruch
Stefan Jackiw - violin
Live performance, June 2011

Suite from "The Incredible Flutist"
by Walter Piston
Live performance, September 2015

Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88
by Antonín Dvořák
Aziz Shokhakimov - guest conductor
Live performance, November 2022

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Dan Margolies has been a reporter for the Kansas City Business Journal, The Kansas City Star, and KCUR Public Radio. He retired as a reporter in December 2022 after a 37-year journalism career.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at