Paquito D'Rivera discusses art, literature, politics and music with musical interludes with Enrique Del Risco. Radio personality Candice Agree moderates the conversation.
Candice Agree is well known to New Yorkers as a classical music radio host. Most of her 25-year broadcasting career has been in New York. Heard regularly from 1995 to 2009 on 96.3FM WQXR, the classical radio station owned by the New York Times, she was heard most recently Saturdays and Sundays from 7am to 1pm, as well as on special programming, including Chamber Music from the Kosciuszko Foundation, In the Gardens of Spain, broadcasts of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, UBS-Verbier Festival Orchestra and more.
She's written and/or voiced special promotional packages for the Austrian Tourist Board, the Tourist Office of Spain, and the tourist boards of the Spanish regions of AndalucÃa and Navarra. At CBS News since 1999, Candice presently is heard as promo and off-camera announcer for Sunday Morning, hosted by Charles Osgood, and off-camera announcer for The Early Show: Saturday Edition.
Paquito D'Rivera is a Cuban alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist.
Enrique Del Risco
Enrique Del Risco Arrocha is a Cuban writer. He has published many collections of short stories, among them Obras encogidas (1992), Pérdida y recuperación de la inocencia (1994), Lágrimas de cocodrilo (1998), Leve Historia de Cuba (2007) and ¿Qué pensarán de nosotros en Japón? (2008) which was awarded the Fifth Premio Iberoamericano Cortes de Cádiz. He has also authored two books of essays: El Comandante ya tiene quien le escriba (Miami, 2003) and Elogio de la levedad. Mitos nacionales cubanos y sus reescrituras literarias en el siglo XX (2008). He is the coeditor of Pequeñas resistencias 4: antología del nuevo cuento norteamericano y caribeño (2005). Del Risco contributes regularly to literary and cultural venues in Spain and the U.S. His work has been translated into English, German and Polish. He is currently a lecturer in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at NYU and teaches Creative Writing workshops. He lives in West New York, New Jersey.