Saturdays at 8 a.m. on FM Classical

Concierto, a bilingual show hosted by Frank Dominguez in Spanish and English, pays special attention to the contributions of Latin-American and Spanish composers as well as to performances of core repertory by great musicians of Hispanic origin like Claudio Arrau, Martha Argerich, and Gustavo Dudamel. Concierto is drawing enthusiastic responses from both long-standing and new listeners, both for its remarkably wonderful music and its innovative bilingual format.

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Randy Darst

In response to a brilliant online dialog about classical radio, I took the opportunity to pull together a few of my own thoughts about the nature of classical music, the missions of public radio and classical radio, the so-called "curse of knowledge," and more: