Alex Smith began working in radio as an intern at the National Association of Farm Broadcasters. A few years and a couple of radio jobs later, he became the assistant producer of KCUR's magazine show, KC Currents. In January 2014 he became KCUR's health reporter.
Featuring some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral performances.This season, each program will be co-hosted by luminaries from the arts world. Joining series host Jeff Spurgeon will be Soprano Deborah Voigt with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Emmy Award-winning actor David Hyde Pierce co-hosting the Trifonov piano recital, New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and more. Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall.