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New Episode of "Classical Music Amarillo" Airs This Thursday Night

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Don't miss the latest episode of Classical Music Amarillo, the new regional music program on HPPR, hosted by Stephen Johnson. Showcasing the talent of the classical music community in the Yellow City, new shows air on Sundays at 12p CT; an encore presentation can be heard on Thursday night at 7p CT.

Legendary violinist and composer Fritz Kreisler's “String Quartet in A Minor (1919),” his most ambitious creation, is performed by the Harrington String Quartet. Also, Jacomo Bairos conducts the Amarillo Symphony in a memorable reading of Respighi's lush tone poem, “The Pines of Rome.”

As the host of Open Range, Steve Johnson brings a lifetime of hearing and performing a wide variety of music to this unique program. Growing up in a home where everything from opera to Bill Evans and the Beatles were heard and embraced, he studied piano in college where he became passionate about free-form radio where you might hear everything from punk rock to classic country or jazz in the course of a few hours. Open Range is your invitation to an hour of radio unleashed- presented with heart and humor. All you need for this adventure is an open mind and open ears.