Click to Listen: Jonathan Cohen posed in front of a black backdrop.

Our guest today is the Artistic Director of the French-Canadian ensemble, Les Violons Du Roy. A group, which has a core membership ­of 15,­ was ­brought ­together ­in ­1984 ­by ­founding­ conductor Bernard Labadie and specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra.

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Cellist Ofra Harnoy and trumpeter Mike Herriott have a fascinating story of how they and this album came together.

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Taiwanese-American pianist Wu Han visits Phoenix again in collaboration with Phoenix Chamber Music Society for a program of Delights and Drama with music from Brahms and Anton Arensky.

Click to Listen: The art piece "Agnus" by artist Deborah Johnson

(Image courtesy Deborah Johnson)

Today's episode features American composer Sarah Kirkland Snider and the Artistic Director of Phoenix Chorale, Christopher Gabbitas.

Click to Listen: Phoenix Boys Choir 75th Anniversary Logo

Herbert Washington, Phoenix Boys Choir alumni and Artistic Director and Andrea Whitsett, parent of Ben Whitsett, (current chorister) are here to discuss the deep impact and legacy of the Phoenix Boys Choir as they celebrate their 75th Anniversary this year and its profound impact on young men.