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The Interlochen Collection: Fairy Tales

Interlochen Center for the Arts
Conductor Mei-Ann Chen with the 2019 World Youth Symphony Orchestra

This episode is a musical journey through some of the world’s most beloved musical fairy tales.

Music heard in this episode

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Magic Flute: Overture; David Currie/Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra (1993-94 Academy Year)
  • Paul Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Mei-Ann Chen/2019 World Youth Symphony Orchestra (7 July 2019)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake (Mazurka, Scena, Czardas); Henry Charles Smith/1993 World Youth Symphony Orchestra (14 August 1993)
  • Charlie Smalls, The Wiz: Home; Peter Brockman/Interlochen Arts Academy Studio Orchestra (1984-85 Academy Year)
  • Engelbert Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel: Prelude; Erik Nielsen/2014 World Youth Symphony Orchestra (13 July 2014)
  • Maurice Ravel, Mother Goose Suite; Matthew Hazelwood/Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra (1994-95 Academy Year)

The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, support from IPR listeners, and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation.

Michael Culler and Stefan Wiebe provided audio engineering assistance.

Anastasia Scholze provided research and production support.

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Dr. Amanda Sewell is IPR's music director.