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Kim Portnoy chats about 'Caprice' with FM91WGTE, Toledo

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Interview with WGTE's Brad Cresswell

What do Hollywood musicals, a Cajun chef and 12 tone composer Anton Webern have in common' They have all inspired composer Kim Portnoy's genre bending new chamber music recording, "Caprice." 

The CD features performances by such nationally and internationally renowned artists as The Trombones of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; the Arianna String Quartet; the Hanser/McClellan Guitar Duo as well as some of St. Louis's finest classical performers. 

The St. Louis-based composer, arranger, jazz pianist and educator joins FM91: WGTE - Toledo classical host Brad Cresswell to chat about his versatile new album. The recording features performances from some of the city's finest ensembles and performers, in music inspired by a wide range of subjects – from the golden Age of Hollywood musicals to legendary Cajun chef and comedian Justin Wilson.