The Interlochen Collection

Sundays at 8 p.m. on Classical IPR

Join Classical IPR every Sunday at 8 p.m. for The Interlochen Collection, a program of music from the archives of Interlochen Center for the Arts. Each week, hear stories from Interlochen's history, updates from notable alumni and, of course, lots of music performed right here in the land of the stately pines.

Most episodes are also available to stream on demand through the IPR website or Interlochen Public Radio mobile app.

Interlochen Center for the Arts

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it's music performed by the acclaimed oboist Lady Evelyn Rothwell Barbirolli during several of the visits she made to Interlochen. Listen to the entire episode below.

Episode playlist
Franz Joseph Haydn, Concerto in C Major for Oboe and Orchestra
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
Lady Evelyn Rothwell Barbirolli, oboe
Don Jaeger, conductor
November 1965

Interlochen Center for the Arts

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it's dances from around the world. Listen to the entire episode below.

Interlochen Center for the Arts

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we’ll hear organ music from various Interlochen dedications. Listen to the entire episode below.

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we’ll look at American dances, folk songs, hymns, and music for an American president. Listen to the episode below.

Episode playlist
Robert Russell Bennett, Suite of Old American Dances
World Youth Symphony Band
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Summer 2004

William Billings, Hopkington, When Jesus Wept and I Am the Rose of Sharon
Interlochen Arts Academy Chorale
Gregg Smith, conductor
May 1977

Interlochen Center for the Arts

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it's music by Felix Mendelssohn. Listen to the entire episode below.

Episode playlist

Felix Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Gunther Schuller, conductor
July 1985

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we look at the career of clarinetist David Shifrin. Listen to the entire episode below.

Episode playlist

Claude Debussy, Premiere Rhapsodie
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
David Shifrin, clarinet
Thor Johnson, conductor
Spring 1967

Carl Nielsen, Clarinet Concerto
University Orchestra
David Shifrin, clarinet
Nicholas Harsanyi, conductor
August 1967

Interlochen Center for the Arts

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s variations based on original melodies, variations based on medieval music and variations a composer wrote in tribute to a friend. Listen to the entire episode below.

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music from the very first year at Interlochen Arts Academy. Listen to the entire episode below.