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Charlotte Talks

Christopher Warren Green and Cyrus Chestnut


Part One: Charlotte Symphony's Christopher Warren-Green Christopher Warren-Green from the Charlotte Symphony certainly had a busy summer. In addition to continuing to get comfortable with being a Charlottean and planning for the Charlotte Symphony's fall season, he found time to plan the music for a wedding - THE wedding, infact. He was the music director for the Royal Wedding this summer. He'll join us to talk about how he worked with the prince and new princess to create the music for their day and about what's coming up for the Charlotte Symphony's season. Guest Christopher Warren-Green - Music Director for the Charlotte Symphony and London Chamber Orchestra. He was the music director for the recent Royal Wedding in England. Charlotte Symphony Classics Series (Season Opener Sept. 16-17) Christopher Warren-Green talks about conducting for the Royal Wedding Part Two: Jazz Pianist Cyrus Chestnut Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut has been called "the best pianist of his generation." He'll be at Live at Petra's on Sunday, and so we'll sit down with him in advance of that performance to talk about traditional jazz music, his latest CD, "Journeys," and his experiences working with other celebrated jazz musicians. Guest Cyrus Chestnut - Jazz Pianist. He's got several albums under his belt, but the most recent is with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio and is called "Journeys" Cyrus Chestnut performs at Petra's Sunday at 7pm & 9pm Cyrus Chestnut performs Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Add and read comments