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Sokolsky on the Arts and Entertainment
A weekly program focusing on the arts and entertainment
Ransom Wilson calls it an unforgettable experience.

He had been conducting the Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra in a concert at Municipal Auditorium and was impressed by both the building and the neighboring area. So much so, he tells Arts and Entertainment Editor Bob Sokolsky, that he felt a strong desire to return.

And now he has, this time as guest conductor for the Riverside Philharmonic, concluding its 49th season with a special program Saturday and Sunday that will include music from composers ranging from Berlioz to Mozart and Dvorak.

Wilson is among the conductors being considered as successor to the late Patrick Flynn and admits that he is an enthusiastic candidate.

He also speaks of plans for a special recording of unknown 19th century Italian composers.
Episode Date: March 27, 2009
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