Established in 1990, Cardiff Studios is a Los Angeles-based classical music radio syndication company. We produce and distribute classical music specials, ongoing series and performing arts commercials to clients throughout the United States. Our projects have included such nationally distributed shows as Classical Countdown, RCA Victor Preview, The Gershwins in Hollywood, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Preview Hour and A Visit with Anonymous 4. Syndication collaborations have included projects with British Airways and Quarterdeck Office Systems as well as with classical labels BMG/RCA, Philips and Harmonia Mundi.
Increasingly our focus is on providing quality commercials and hosting services to U.S. arts organizations. We have provided commercial services to the Chicago Sympony Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony, the Pacific Symphony, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic and, through the Washington Performing Arts Society, the Kennedy Center and other Washington D.C. area venues. Our web site includes lists of clients, a few examples of our work and a description of our services.
Cardiff Studios owner, announcer/producer Rich Capparela, has been an announcer in Los Angeles for KFAC-FM, KMZT-FM, and, most recently, KUSC, 91.5 FM where he is a Senior Announcer/Producer.
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The voice of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Phillip Huscher program notes.
Starting some eight seasons back, the Chicago Symphony began posting an audio version of its program notes for upcoming concerts. This season the orchestra continues to use the Cardiff Studios production facilities and the voice of Rich Capparela for the project. The notes are available - free of charge - both on the CSO's web site and on iTunes.