Gretchen Gondek

Disney Fantasia, a film that was made to showcase classical music, will be shown Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theater. Best of all, the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, performs the score, live! Gretchen Gondek talks with the man in charge of keeping everything in synch, Conductor, Ryan Haskins.

Pianist Boris Slutsky is the next guest on Opus. Slutsky grew up in Russia and burst onto the scene winning every major prize at the William Kapell International Piano Competition in 1981. He is now Chair of Piano at The Peabody Conservatory and recently began teaching at Northwestern University. Gretchen Gondek had a chance to talk to Slutsky after a recent performance at the Morningside College Piano Recital Series.

Gretchen Hosts 2017 Iowa Piano Competition winner Mackenzie Melemed on this week's Opus. Melemed had a busy week in Siouxland performing at the Sioux City Art Center in addition to his performance with the Sioux City Symphony with the Halloween themed Night of Taunts and Terrors concert.

Professional opera singer Clark Sturdevant is the focus on Opus this time. Sturdevant will perform at First Unitarian Church on Saturday, October 21st at 7 p.m.

Melis Spencer from M's on 4th is the guest and she gives Gretchen a preview of this year's best fall wines.

Gretchen welcomes mezzo-soprano Suzanne Hendrix-Case to talk about her upcoming performance for Sioux City Chamber Music as well as an award winning year that brought her to Carnegie Hall.

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