Robin Rilette

Music + Culture
9:32 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Listen to Robin Rilette's Farewell Show

In two decades of hosting a classical music program every weekday morning, Robin Rilette took you to faraway places, introduced you to new music, and kept you company in the mornings. But Robin is now embarking on a new chapter in her life, as she leaves Northwest Public Radio for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.

On Friday, February 7th, Robin bade her listeners a fond farewell. You can listen to the three hour show here:

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Music + Culture
11:43 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Dreams do come true!

Left to right; Gil Shaham, Robin Rilette, Yaniv Attar
Credit Sandi Billings / Northwest Public Radio

  The community of Bellingham, WA is abuzz with excitement about the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra's new  Music Director and Conductor, Yaniv Attar.  Sunday, November 3, Attar led the WSO  in the music of Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms.  Internationally renowned violinist, Gil Shaham, joined the WSO in a performance of Johannes Brahms' Violin Concerto in D.  Proving that dreams do come true read Attar's story about the inspiration he's found in the life and work of Gil Shaham.

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Music + Culture
12:03 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Robin Rilette Critiques Apple's Classical Top 10 List

Classical Music Director Robin Rilette at home in the Northwest Public Radio studio at Washington State University.

Republished from WSUNews 

When Forbes magazine writer Connie Guglielmo received iTunes' list on the top 10 "must-own classical music” recordings of all time, it brought out the skeptic in her. So, she turned to Robin Rilette, Northwest Public Radio's music director, to review the list and give her professional opinion.  

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