Mad About Music

  • Hosted by Gilbert Kaplan

Created and hosted by Gilbert Kaplan, Mad About Music’s format is part interview, part musical performance. Internationally famous guests select five key musical works and discuss why those pieces are important to them. The interviews are always personal–and often humorous—as some of the world’s most famous people reveal aspects of their personalities largely unknown to the public.

  • Feb 28:  Architect Richard Meier on the Symphonic architecture of Beethoven's Ninth (Join program in progress)
  • Mar 7:   Author Edmund Morris on Beethoven's Fifth Symphony in the Harvard Yard after a blizzard
  • Mar 14:  Conductor Daniele Gatti on bringing the opera Falstaff to his grave
  • Mar 21:  Cabarte sing Barbra Cook on how authentic music can touch people
  • Mar 28:  Conductor Pierre Boulez on controlling his emotions when conducting