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Anne Akiko Meyers chats with 89.5KMFA Austin

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Interview with KMFA's Chris Johnson

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers is a former resident of Austin and internationally renowned for her impassioned music-making, technical brilliance, and compelling stage presence. She is the top-selling traditional classical instrumental soloist, and for her 35th album, she commissioned the late Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara to write a piece for her. The resulting work, his Fantasia for Violin and Orchestra, is believed to be his last completed piece.

Anne Akiko Meyers joined 89.5KMFA: Austin host - Chris Johnson on Rideshare this week to talk about the new piece and her new album, "Fantasia." LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT