The Interlochen Collection: Sergei Prokofiev

Sep 11, 2020

The double bass section of the 1979-80 Interlochen Arts Academy orchestra
Credit Interlochen Center for the Arts

This week's program features music of Sergei Prokofiev.

Join us for an hour of music performed by Interlochen Arts Camp and Arts Academy students through the decades. 

The program includes archival recordings of Prokofiev's music for opera, ballet and film, plus chamber music inspired by folk sounds of Kabarda, a remote region of the Caucasus. 

Program details

(All music was composed by Sergei Prokofiev)

Scherzo & March from "The Love for Three Oranges"; Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra/Robert Marcellus (1979-80 academic year)

Lt. Kije Suite; Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra/Byron Hanson (1984-85 academic year)

Excerpts from "Romeo and Juliet"; World Youth Symphony Orchestra/Cristian Macelaru (2015) 

String Quartet no. 2 (third movement); Quasi Quartet (2001 Advanced String Quartet Institute)

The archival recordings heard on this program are supported in part by the Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, Interlochen Public Radio's generous listeners and the Hamer D. and Phyillis C. Shafer Foundation.

Michael Culler provided audio engineering support.

Christine Kyprianides provided research support.