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 NOTES and INFORMATION 
CKUW - 20 YEARS ON FM New
Read the Winnipeg Free Press article about CKUW's first 20 years on the FM airwaves in Winnipeg.  Shades of Classics host John Iverson contributed to this article which appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 14, 2019.


SHADES OF CLASSICS WINS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD New
Shades of Classics was awarded the "People's Choice Favourite Music Show" award on May 18 at CKUW's annual People's Choice Awards. Many thanks to everyone who voted for our show!!


SHADES OF CLASSICS 19th ANNIVERSARY SHOW
If you missed Shades of Classics 19th Anniversary Show on May 12 you can download it from the Shades of Classics archives on the CKUW website using the following link.
Shades of Classics Archive


LOTTIE ENNS-BRAUN INTERVIEW
If you missed the interview on April 28 with organist Lottie Enns-Braun you can download it from the Shades of Classics archives on the CKUW website using the following link. The interview is in hour 2 of the show.
Shades of Classics Archive


STEPHAN AZULAY INTERVIEW
If you missed the interview on April 21 with Royal Winnipeg Ballet dancer Stephan Azulay you can download it from the Shades of Classics archives on the CKUW website using the following link. The interview is in hour 2 of the show.
Shades of Classics Archive


RON KORB INTERVIEW
If you missed the interview on April 14 with flutist Ron Korb you can download it from the Shades of Classics archives on the CKUW website using the following link. The interview is in hour 2 of the show.
Shades of Classics Archive


SHADES OF CLASSICS FUNDRIVE SHOW
Heartfelt thanks to everyone who pledged their support to Shades of Classics on Sunday, February 10!  Thanks to YOU Shades of Classics exceeded its goal and raised $1100 for CKUW!!  Your support of this program helps CKUW continue bringing you all the great programming you enjoy on YOUR community access radio station!

And even though our FunDrive program has past you can still show your commitment to Shades of Classics and our listener supported community access radio station by making a pledge online.  You can do this anytime on the CKUW website  (Select Donate to Support).



 NEW ALBUM RECOMMENDATIONS 

Storyteller - Secret Garden  (Decca) New

Beyond the Purple Sun - Jim Ottaway  (Independent)

North Maple Road - Kurt Reiman  (Independent)

Nocturne - Vangelis  (Decca)

Waiting's End - Keith Tim Anderson  (Independent)

The Space Within - Reneé Michele  (Independent)

On the Other Side - Cathy Oakes  (Independent)

( * indicates Canadian artist(s) )

Shades of Classics Top 20 Albums for April 2019

(As reported to the Zone Music Reporter)



 REVIEWS 

My Review of Secret Garden's album Storyteller New

My Review of Sarah Brightman's album Hymn

My Review of Secret Garden's album You Raise Me Up - The Collection

My Review of Secret Garden's Live at Kilden DVD

My Review of Secret Garden's album Live at Kilden

My Review of Rolf Lovland's book You Raise Me Up



 MY FEATURE ARTICLES 

Classical Music Ambassador - WSO Music Director ALEXANDER MICKELTHWATE

Meeting a Musical Genius - Canadian composer MICHAEL CONWAY BAKER

Another Special Moment - John meets and greets Fionnuala and Rolf of SECRET GARDEN

My E-interview with Hilliard Ensemble tenor STEVEN HARROLD

Pilgrim Pianist - Local pianist JANA TING

Lady Sings the Blues - Local singer MAGGI MAY ROBINSON

Survival and Relevancy - The WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Diva Divine - Local soprano JULIE BIGGS

A Night to Remember - A private concert with local singer/songwriter STEVE BELL

A Special Moment - John meets and greets the amazing SARAH BRIGHTMAN

My E-interview with Minneapolis pianist/composer REBECCA KRAGNES




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