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Music By Request Playlist for September 21, 2019

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Thank you to listeners from Hersey, Whitmore Lake, Kaleva, East Jordan, Frankfort  and Traverse City.  

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we’ll revisit a concert that baritone William Warfield gave at Interlochen in the fall of 1984. 

Listen to the entire episode below. 

On Saturday, September 21, IPR's music director Amanda Sewell will be meeting listeners at the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra concert at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Bay Harbor.

In Studio A with Nicholas Goluses

Sep 19, 2019

Nicholas Goluses is professor of guitar at the Eastman School of Music. He is at Interlochen Arts Academy this week teaching master classes and performing.

Dr. Goluses visited IPR’s Studio A to perform works by Manuel de Falla, Heitor Villa-Lobos and J.S. Bach. He talked about the guitar and approaching new and old compositions. Hear the entire performance and interview below.

 

A concert featuring Nicholas Goluses is tonight in the Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall. 

This week on Classical IPR in Concert, the program features chamber music performed by faculty members of the 2019 Interlochen Arts Camp

Listen Friday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 12 p.m. or any time on demand below.


Interlochen Public Radio wants to hear from our listeners.

If you have a comment about something you heard on IPR News or Classical IPR, please let us know. Your feedback is important to us.

Starting the week of September 23, in our weekly email newsletter, we’ll share some of the listener feedback we receive. Every Thursday, you can read what other IPR listeners have to say about the station. IPR’s news director, music director or executive director might reply to specific questions or comments.

On Friday, September 20, the nationally syndicated classical music program Performance Today will feature music performed and recorded at Interlochen.

Join Classical IPR at about 10:06 a.m. Friday to hear guitarist Marcin Dylla perform the Theme, Variations and Fugue on Folia de Espana by Manuel Ponce.  This performance took place in the Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall.

Michael Culler engineered the recording.

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra

This weekend, the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will give the world premiere performance of the Violet Viola Concerto. Composed by David Lockington and featuring the GLCO's music director Libor Ondras as the viola soloist, the piece was commissioned by Robert Pattengale.

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Enjoy Repose on Classical IPR every weeknight at 10 p.m. New episodes air every Saturday at 10 p.m.

 

Monday Ep090110

Gayle Cloud - Believe In Me

Nick Farr - Winter Prayer

Celtic Woman - Harry's Game

Robin Spielberg - Until You Come Home

Marc Enfroy - Empire Bluff

Jim Wilson - A Place in My Heart

Yanni - In the Mirror

This Monday at 6 p.m., join Classical IPR for Great Lakes Concerts, a weekly program featuring performances from all over the state.

 Great Lakes Concerts is produced by WKAR Public Media at Michigan State in partnership with WRCJ Detroit and Interlochen Public Radio.

Music By Request playlist for September 14, 2019

Sep 14, 2019
South China Morning Post

  1. John Lunn, Theme from Downton Abbey, Angele Debeau and La Pieta
  2. W.A. Mozart, Piano Sonata in G Major, Ivo Pogorelich
  3. Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 9, Vienna Philarmonic, Sir George Solti
  4. Hector Berlioz, Hungarian March from the Damnation of Faust, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein
  5. L.V. Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Vienna Philharmonic, Claudio Abaddo
  6. J.S. Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, E. Power Biggs
  7. Giacomo Puccini, Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme, Mario Lanza
  8. L.V. Beethoven, Piano Concerto No.

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s  music composed and performed by teenagers. We’ll hear music written during various composers’ teen years and performed by Interlochen student ensembles. 

Listen to the entire episode below. 

Baroque cellist Juliana Soltis has just released her interpretation of J. S. Bach's six suites for solo cello. Classical IPR recently spoke with her about the album, called "Going Off Script: The Ornamented Suites for Cello."

This week on Classical IPR in Concert, the program features chamber music performed by faculty members of the 2019 Interlochen Arts Camp

Listen Friday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 12 p.m. or any time on demand below.


Classical IPR and Horizon Books are co-hosting a classical music open mic night! Join us Saturday, October 5 at 7 p.m. on the River Level (basement) of the Traverse City Horizon Books.

Classical IPR’s Amanda Sewell will emcee the event, and other IPR hosts and staff will be on hand, too. It’s a great opportunity to hear some classical music performed by your friends and neighbors in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Join us for an hour of beautiful, relaxing music every weeknight at 10 p.m. on Classical IPR. New episodes of Repose air every Saturday at 10 p.m.

 

Monday Ep100327

Bill Wren - One Day in a Life

Craig Urquhart - Cathedral Pines

Philip Riley & Jayne Elleson - Benediction

Bernward Koch - A New Winter

Colors of the Land - Dancing In The Moonlight

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This Monday at 6 p.m., join Classical IPR for Great Lakes Concerts, a weekly program featuring performances from all over the state.

Great Lakes Concerts is produced by WKAR Public Media at Michigan State in partnership with WRCJ Detroit and Interlochen Public Radio.

Music by Request playlist for September 7, 2019

Sep 7, 2019
Hungarian stamp -circa 1967

  1. Henryk Gorecki, Symphony No. 3, Dawn Upshaw, London Sinfonietta, David Zinman
  2. J.S. Bach/arr. Romm, Little Fugue in G Minor, Canadian Brass
  3. Steve Reich, Pulses, Steve Reich and Musicians
  4. Lowell Mason, Nearer my God to Thee, Bryn Terfel, London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
  5. Antonin Dvorak, Symphony No.

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s music about birds. We’ll hear music about mythical birds, little birds, thieving birds, singing birds and more. 

Listen to the entire episode below. 

This Sunday afternoon, the Traverse Symphony Orchestra presents "Wagner Gala: Fire and Fury," its opening concert of the season.

Kids Commute - School Anthem Week!

Sep 6, 2019

Hi Kids Commuters! Welcome to a brand new season of Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio! The Kids Commute team is excited about all the fun things we have planned for our third season.

We have some very special guest hosts, and recordings of the Kids Commute theme played by very talented artists. This season is packed with interesting information to get you excited to learn more about music. 

Classical IPR in Concert: Pacifica Quartet

Sep 4, 2019
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

This week, Classical IPR in Concert features the Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet.

The group's recent performance at Interlochen Center for the Arts includes works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Beethoven.

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


Mezzo soprano Lindsey Anderson has performed with the Seattle Opera, the Sarasota Opera and the Virginia Opera, just to name a few. The Northern Express recently named her one of its 20 most fascinating people of 2019 in northern Michigan. She’s also the Assistant Director of Admission (Recruitment & Communications) at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

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Join Classical IPR every weeknight at 10 p.m. for an hour of Repose. New episodes air every Saturday at 10 p.m. See this week's weeknight playlists below.

Monday Ep170916

Timothy Crane - Sylvan Grove

Joe Bongiorno - First Love

Kim Robertson - Flamorgan's Aire

Wind Machine - Journey Home

Helen Jane Long - Embers

Secret Garden - Adagio

Music by Request playlist for August 31, 2019

Aug 31, 2019
Raritan Valley Community College

  1. Claude Debussy, Jardins sous la pluie, Jean Yves Theibaudet
  2. Karl Jenkins, Benedictus, 2 Cellos
  3. John Williams, The Papers from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Post, Sony Pictures Studio Orchestra
  4. Enrique Granados, Laments, or the Maiden and the Nightengale, Findlay Cockrell
  5. Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is our God, American Boy Choir, James Litton
  6. George Gershwin/Arr. Raimundo Penaforte,  Prelude No. 2, Eroica Trio
  7. W.A. Mozart, Ach, ich fuhl’s, from the Magic Flute, Cheryl Studer, Academy of St.

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