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Yolanda Kondonassis and Ward Stare discuss 'American Rapture' with Classical IPR

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Interview with Classical IPR's Amanda Sewell

Yolanda Kondonassis is one of the leading harpists in the world today. Ward Stare is the music director of the Rochester (NY) Philharmonic Orchestra. Kondonassis and Stare recently collaborated on the world premiere performance and recording of a new harp concerto by Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award-winning composer Jennifer Higdon.  Kondonassis and Stare recently spoke with Classical IPR about Higdon's harp concerto, which appears on a new album called "American Rapture." They each chose a movement from the concerto to share with IPR listeners as well.

Click her to Listen to the entire conversation with Interlochen Public Radio classical music host - Amanda Sewell, and read the transcript.