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July 5, 2015
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Darius Milhaud: Chimney of King Rene (Reykjavik Wind Quintet)


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Bedrich Smetana: Scherzo-Polka (Antonin Kubalek, piano)


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Ludwig Lebrun: Oboe Concerto No. 2 (Radio Chamber Orchestra)



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Pope John Paul II This week's edition of 89.7's In Performance, which airs Sunday at 5:30pm and showcases recordings made in Northeast Ohio and of regional musicians, will include a tribute to Margaret Baxtresser, who died this week.

Margaret Baxtresser performed in the US and internationally, appearing as a recitalist and with orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra and Chicago Symphony. She was a professor emeritus at Kent State University, and a beloved member of the music community in Northeast Ohio. Baxtresser studied with noted teachers Olga Samaroff Stokowski and Charles de Bodo. She began her career early, appearing as solist with the Detroit Symphony when she was just 13. Baxtresser won the prestigious Naumburg Award in 1950, and was a recipient of the Carnegie Hall and Michaels awards.

In a Spring 2004 interview, Baxtresser discusses issues of importance to her

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In the same interview, Baxtresser introduces us to her piano

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