Classical IPR

In Studio A With Muying Chen

Mar 6, 2019

Interlochen Arts Academy senior Muying Chen, a piano student of Michael Coonrod, visited Interlochen Public Radio's Studio A this week.

Muying shared music from Gargoyles by Lowell Liebermann and Romeo and Juliet by Sergei Prokofiev.

After graduation Muying plans to pursue a double major in college studying  Piano and Economics.

In Studio A with Muying Chen was engineered by Brock Morman.

Traverse Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven and Bunch

Mar 1, 2019

If you missed the Traverse Symphony Orchestra on February 17th, you can listen here.

The concert includes Beethoven's Egmont Overture and his Symphony No. 3.

Michael Coonrod was the piano soloist in the world premiere performance of the Concerto for Piano, Left Hand by Kenji Bunch.

This concert broadcast was engineered by Michael Culler.

This week Classical IPR in Concert features pianist Jonathan Biss and tenor Mark Padmore performing late works of Franz Schubert. The concert took place in the Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

 Hear these world renowned artists perform Schubert’s last song cycle Schwanengesang and the Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major. German text with English translation of Schwanengesang is available below. Click on images to enlarge.

Tune in this Friday night at 8 p.m., or listen below at any time.

On Sunday, February 17, Classical IPR brings you the Traverse Symphony Orchestra in a live broadcast from Corson Auditorium.

Kevin Rhodes conducts Beethoven's Egmont Overture and the Symphony No. 3 "Eroica."

The concert features piano soloist Michael Coonrod performing the world premiere of the Concerto for Piano, Left Hand by Kenji Bunch. 

Listen to Classical IPR's broadcast this Sunday starting at 2:50 p.m. with the concert downbeat at 3 p.m.

Classical IPR and Horizon Books are co-hosting a classical music open mic night! Join us Saturday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. on the River Level (downstairs) of the Traverse City Horizon Books.

Join Classical IPR Friday, February 15 at 10:40 a.m. for a live broadcast of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

The Friday morning concert takes place in Orchestra Hall and is produced in partnership with WRCJ Detroit and WKAR.

Artists
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Orli Shaham, piano

This week Classical IPR in Concert features the Leland Musical Arts Celebration, recorded at the Old Art Building in September 2018.

Listen this Friday at 8 p.m. or stream any time below.

Elnora Milliken with members the Traverse Symphony Orchestra.
Photo courtesy Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Elnora Milliken, founder of the Traverse Symphony Orchestra and lifelong friend and supporter of the arts, passed away recently. A talented musician and dedicated philanthropist, Elnora was a driving force for the arts in Northern Michigan.

In Studio A With Conrad Tao and Stefan Jackiw

Jan 18, 2019

Pianist Conrad Tao and violinist Stefan Jackiw will perform on Saturday night at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

The duo visited Classical IPR and discussed their artistic collaboration. They also talked about working with Interlochen Arts Academy students. 

 

In Studio A, they performed works by Stravinsky and Lutoslawski.

The recording was engineered by Brock Morman.

An edited transcript of their interview is available below.

IPR: How did your collaboration come together?

This week Classical IPR in Concert features the Traverse Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kevin Rhodes.

The October 2018 concert includes the Symphony No. 2 by Sibelius, the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms and Copland's Clarinet Concerto with soloist Jeanmarie Riccobono.

This concert was engineered by Jack Conners.

Tune in to Classical IPR in Concert this Friday at 8:00pm or listen below.

Sean Miller, Petoskey News

Interlochen Public Radio presented a live broadcast from Bay Harbor. 

An encore presentation of Christmas Time is Here with Canadian Brass will air on Classical IPR.  

This performance from Corson Auditorium was originally broadcast live in December 2016.

The concert features Interlochen alumnus Caleb Hudson, first trumpet in Canadian Brass.

Listen this Friday at 8:00 p.m.

 

In Studio A with clarinetist Daniel Solowey

Dec 19, 2018
Daniel Solowey

Daniel Solowey is a senior at Interlochen Arts Academy. He studies clarinet with Bryan Conger.

In Studio A at Classical IPR we found out about Daniel’s take on composers Johannes Brahms and Bela Kovacs. He performed with pianist Susan Snyder and chatted with us about his interests and future plans.

In Studio A with Daniel Solowey was engineered by Brock Morman. Sophia Bondi provided production assistance.

Sounds of the Season, Interlochen's highly-anticipated holiday show, is performed by Interlochen Arts Academy students and faculty. It is a family-friendly concert centered around this festive time of year.

The Interlochen Arts Academy Band and Choir present holiday songs, with favorites for all ages. This annual celebration has become a tradition for many local residents, with classical holiday music and a sing-along. The show also features Interlochen Public Radio's own Kate Botello!

Listen to the live broadcast on Friday at 7:00 p.m. 

The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and Chorus opened the 2018-19 season with a performance featuring works by Gwyneth Walker, Joseph Suk and Sergei Prokofiev.

This concert includes the world premiere of Gwyneth Walker's Great Lakes Overture. Libor Ondras conducts.

Classical IPR in Concert airs Friday at 8:00p.m.

Canticum Novum is a choral ensemble based at Northwestern Michigan College. They'll perform this Friday night in Traverse City.

Their director Jeffrey Cobb visited Interlochen Public Radio with some Canticum Novum recordings. 

For more information about Friday night's performance, click here.

We’ll revisit this September’s Hill Auditorium performance featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin with violin soloist Lisa Batiashvili.

The concert has the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, a suite from Nico Muhly’s opera Marnie, and the Symphonic Dances of Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Listen this Friday night at 8:00 p.m.

In Studio A with Catharsis Wind Quintet

Oct 30, 2018

Catharsis Wind Quintet came to Interlochen Public Radio during their recent visit to Northern Michigan.

The group performed in the Dendrinos Chapel Recital Hall, played for students in area schools and worked on chamber music with students at Interlochen Arts Academy

Dr. Leslie B. Dunner conducts the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra this Friday night.

Classical IPR brings you the concert live from Corson Auditorium.

On the program will be a suite from "The River" by Duke Ellington, Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story" and Malambo from "Estancia" by Alberto Ginastera.

Tune in for this live broadcast event at 7:30 p.m.

 

This week Classical IPR brings you a concert by the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Libor Ondras. It's a program they performed this summer at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts.

Dylana Jenson and David Lockington appear with the orchestra to perform the Concerto for Violin and Cello by Johannes Brahms. The concert also includes familiar works by Smetana, Copland and Bernstein. Listen Friday at 8 p.m.

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Although Johann Sebastian Bach was probably no tap-dancer, he did know something about dancing.

The Philadelphia Orchestra - Live on Classical IPR

Sep 27, 2018

On Thursday, September 27, Classical IPR presents a special live broadcast of the Philadelphia Orchestra from Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, MI.

 

In Studio A With the Telegraph Quartet

Aug 15, 2018

The Telegraph Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

The group was formed in 2013 and was awarded the prestigious 2016 Walter W. Naumberg Chamber Music Award. The Telegraph Quartet has a new CD coming out next month.

They perform and coach chamber music at Interlochen Center for the Arts this week. The Telegraph Quartet visited IPR's Studio A with music by Beethoven, Dvořák and Weinberg. Listen below.

The Friction Quartet performed in IPR's Studio A. (L-R: Otis Harriel, Taija Warbelow, Doug Machiz, Kevin Rogers) Interlochen Public Radio - classical music for kids!
Kate Botello

Friction Quartet is a string quartet dedicated to “modernizing the chamber music experience and expanding the string quartet repertoire”. They are also the string quartet in residence at Interlochen Arts Camp this summer.

An Evening with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra begins at 7 p.m., ahead of the live concert at 7:30 p.m. That's a special early starting time. Experience treasures from the Interlochen archives and insightful comments from this week's conductor, Jung-Ho Pak. The live concert includes the music of Maurice Ravel and Leonard Bernstein with the Interlochen Festival Choir and soloists. The program features traditional season-ending performance of Les Préludes by Franz Liszt.

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