Arts Scene
1:22 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Pianist Martina Filjak & The Director Of The Arkansas Arts Center's Children's Theater

Martina Filjak
Martina Filjak
Credit http://www.arkansassymphony.org/

Pianist Martina Filjak is a guest on this week's program. She is set to perform Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto # 1 in B minor with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, as part of the ASO's Masterworks season opener. She discusses her childhood in Croatia and how she kept focus on her training despite undergoing the hardships of her country's War of Independence. She comments both on her career since that difficult time and on the piece she is slated to perform at her upcoming concert in Little Rock.

Also, Bradley Anderson, Director of the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theater is a guest. He tells how the 2013-14 season was chosen and he describes what the 6 plays are all about.

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