Fishko Files


    Oscar Time

    The 89th Oscars ceremony will be broadcast this Sunday evening. Whatever the outcome, the run-up to the ceremony has Sara Fishko thinking about art, c... Read more

    February 22, 2017 | 7 min

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    Common Man

    Seventy-five years ago, with America in the thick of the Second World War, the world first heard a celebrated patriotic fanfare by Aaron Copland. WNYC... Read more

    February 15, 2017 | 7 min

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    Classical music and cartoons have a long and happy history together. With a look at the odd affinity between, say, Richard Wagner and Elmer Fudd, here... Read more

    February 8, 2017 | 7 min

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    Glass in Paris

    American composer Philip Glass turns 80 tomorrow. As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us in this Fishko Files, Glass's time away from America in the '60s was ... Read more

    January 29, 2017 | 7 min

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