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High Notes: Joyce Yang and Simone Porter

Every week, Alan Fletcher hosts a conversation with some of the musical luminaries  before they go onstage and perform. This week, Alan talks with pianist Joyce Yang and violinist Simone Porter.

Classical music reporter Chris Mohr has loved classical music since he was twelve. “And I owe it all to radio,” Chris explains. “I grew up in a farm town east of Cleveland. One day I turned on the local classical radio station. They were playing Vivaldi, and it was like the gates of heaven opened up to me!" Chris is also a composer, and is working on a 53-note-to-the-octave oratorio, "Melodies of the Shoreless Sea." This is his ninth summer working for Aspen Public Radio.