Music for Life

Hosted by Ryan Malone

Music for Life is a music-appreciation and music-history based program that explores the purpose and value of music to humanity’s enrichment. Hosted by Ryan Malone, it features interviews with artists performing at the Armstrong Auditorium sponsored by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.

#162: Ep. 135 Abraham Premiere Replay (Part 1)

Aired Monday, January 10, 2022   ·   04:00 PM CST   ·   54 minutes

In this episode, we play the first half of a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on April 19, 2018 — the world-premiere of the oratorio Abraham.

#161: Ep. 134 Harp/Quartet Replay

Aired Monday, January 3, 2022   ·   04:00 PM CST   ·   56 minutes

In this episode, we play the majority of a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on December 2, 2021 — given by harpist Bridget Kibbey and the Dover String Quartet.

#160: Ep. 133 Romeros Concert Replay

Aired Monday, December 6, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CST   ·   56 minutes

In this episode, we play highlights from a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on November 11, 2021 — given by the Romeros Guitar Quartet.

#159: Ep. 132 “Meteoric” Quartet & “Yo-Yo Ma of the Harp”

Aired Monday, November 29, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CST   ·   55 minutes

In this episode, we explore harpist Bridget Kibbey and the Dover String Quartet, in the lead-up to their Bach celebration at Armstrong Auditorium December 2.

#158: Ep. 131 The Royal Family of the Guitar

Aired Monday, November 8, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CST   ·   55 minutes

In this episode, we explore the Romeros Guitar Quartet in the lead-up to their performance at Armstrong Auditorium on November 11.

#157: Ep. 130 2021-22 Season Preview

Aired Monday, October 18, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   55 minutes

In this episode, we explore and preview the 2021-22 concert season at Armstrong Auditorium.

#156: Ep. 129 Sara Sant’Ambrogio Replay (Part 2)

Aired Monday, May 3, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   48 minutes

In this episode, we conclude a two-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on April 8, 2021 — given by Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio.

#155: Ep. 128 Sara Sant’Ambrogio Replay (Part 1)

Aired Monday, April 26, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   50 minutes

In this episode, we begin a two-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on April 8, 2021 — given by Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio.

#154: Ep. 127: Zukerman Trio Spotlight

Aired Monday, April 19, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

In this episode, we explore the acclaimed Zukerman Trio and the rich program they are bringing to Armstrong Auditorium on April 29.

#153: Ep. 126 Sara Sant'Ambrogio Spotlight

Aired Monday, April 5, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   51 minutes

In this episode, we spotlight Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio and the “Journey Through North and South America” program she is bringing to Armstrong Auditorium on April 8.