Monday, February 27, 2012

John Malveaux: WWFM's Radio Broadcast of Paragon Ragtime Orchestra's 'Treemonisha' CD 'was truly a milestone'

[Anita Johnson; Scott Joplin Treemonisha; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra and Singers; Rick Benjamin, conductor; New World Records 80720 (2011)]

The Ragtime and Classical Music Composer Scott Joplin (c.1867-1917) is featured at On Feb. 25, 2012 AfriClassical posted: “John Malveaux: WWFM & NPR Air Paragon Ragtime Orchestra's CD 'Scott Joplin Treemonisha' 3-6 PM Eastern, Feb. 26.” Today John Malveaux posted a comment which we feel deserves to be a post on the blog:

“The 100th anniversary radio/internet broadcast on WWFM Classical Network's 'Sunday Opera' program of the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra's Scott Joplin's TREEMONISHA opera featuring Anita Johnson was truly a milestone and encouragement for greater participation in Opera.”
John Malveaux

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