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Frank Deford on WYPR

May 31, 2017
Garrison Forest School

The public radio world and sports fans are mourning the loss of former NPR commentator Frank Deford. He died on May 28 at his home in Key West, Florida. He was 78. 

Deford was born in Baltimore and often spoke of his roots in Charm City. Then Maryland Morning host Tom Hall spoke with Deford in May 2012 when he had just published his eighteenth book Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriterin which he looked back over his long career. 

You can listen to that interview below. 

On the September edition of Choral Arts Classics, Tom talks to composer and musicologist Ray Sprenkle about Gabriel Fauré's beloved Requiem.

Liz Lerman

Aug 26, 2016
Lise Metzger

Tom talks with dancer and choreographer Liz Lerman.

Dr. Kimberly Moffit

Jul 22, 2016

Tom talks with UMBC American Studies Professor Dr. Kimberly Moffit.

John Waters

Jun 24, 2016
Terry Richardson

  Tom talks with John Waters.

John is recommending: When the Sick Rule the World by Dodie BellamyEternal Troubadour: The Improbable Life of Tiny Tim by Justin Martell

Shannon Cochran

Apr 15, 2016
Joan Marcus

Tom talks with Shannon Cochran, who plays the role of Fräulein Schneider in the Roundabout Theater touring production of Cabaret.   It's at the Hippodrome April 26-May 1.

Quest for Peace

Apr 6, 2016

On the March edition of Choral Arts Classics, Tom talks to Chic Dambach, who has worked all over the world as a Peace Builder, about the power of music in building peace.

Choral Arts Classics - Mary Jo Salter

Dec 11, 2013

The acclaimed poet Mary Jo Salter joins Tom for the first of two conversations about the relationship between poetry and music.

Choral Arts Classics - Christmas with Choral Arts

Dec 10, 2013

Join us for a special edition of Choral Arts Classics at a special time on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:30 pm.

Tom welcomes Stanley Thurston, the Founder and Music Director of the Heritage Signature Chorale, a chorus based in Laurel, MD that specializes in the art of the Negro Spiritual.