Conducting Conversations

24 August 2016

Kenneth Hamilton playing piano

Professor Kenneth Hamilton, Head of the School of Music and renowned pianist, was a recent special guest on a US classical music station.

Professor Hamilton was interviewed by Conducting Conversations host Mike Maino for Classical 95.9FM WCRI in New England. The show also featured the exclusive first broadcast of tracks from the upcoming CD release, Kenneth Hamilton Plays Ronald Stevenson.

Interview topics included Professor Hamilton’s music career, his relationship with the music of Ronald Stevenson, the background to many of the tracks on the CD, Scots ballads, and the dangers of sharing a name with Justin Bieber’s bodyguard.

The show is now available to download as a podcast from Classical 95.9FM WCRI.

Kenneth Hamilton Plays Ronald Stevenson, the first volume of a collection that includes several premiere recordings, will be released by Prima Facie Records in September.

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