Former Utah Symphony Associate Concertmaster, Gerald Elias’ new Daniel Jacobus mystery novel “Death and Transfiguration” takes place at the Tanglewood Music Festival. The villain of the story is Vaclav Herza, the last of a dying breed of great and tyrannical conductors, who has a knack for humiliating talented artists.
Autism rates across the United States are rising. A new Utah study suggest expanded diagnostic criteria could explain the new increatsed incidence of the disorder. Today on Access utah, Sheri Quinn talks to University of Utah adolescent and child psychiatrist Dr. Deborah Bilder about this new finding and her part in the research.
On the show this week, I feature the story-songs from the James Low Western Front, and the new live album from fingerstyle guitarist Richard Gilewitz. I’ll also play tracks from new releases by Beth Cahill, Chatham Street, and the Sultans of String, among other talented artists. Tune in this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.