Carl Hemmingsen

Program Host

Carl Hemmingsen is program host, and host of Half Past which airs Sundays at 11 pm and Curtis Calls which airs Mondays at 10 pm and Wednesdays at noon.

Carl and his wife Roberta enjoy walking their dog "Brio."  In earlier careers he was a high school math teacher in New Jersey and a budget analyst for the Defense Department in Washington.  He plays violin or viola in chamber music ensembles and community orchestras.

Ways to Connect

Cellist Will Chow joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in September 2016.  This week on Curtis Calls, from his graduation recital at the Curtis Institute we broadcast the Cello Sonata by Chopin and Beethoven's 3rd sonata for Piano and Cello.  Composer Andrew Hsu, now at the Julliard School is the pianist.

http://wwfm-od.streamguys1.com/Webcasts/cc041917.mp3 

Performances by: Won Suk Lee, percussion, Gergana Haralampieva, violin, Eric Huckins, horn, Daniel Hsu, piano, Abigail Fayette, violin, Kevin Lin, violin, Sung Jin Lee, viola, T.J. Cole, piano, Niles Watson, flute, Slavko Popovic, clarinet, Shannon Lee, violin, Audrey Anne, cello, and Michael Davidman, piano.

Join us every Wednesday at noon as we broadcast performances by students and faculty at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, with an encore presentation Mondays at 10 pm. Carl Hemmingsen is your host.