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“Music from Roosevelt University” Series


Henry Fogel
Join Dean Henry Fogel as he explores the rich and vibrant history of Roosevelt University and the Chicago College of Performing Arts in this exciting 26-week radio series.  Dean Fogel will provide commentary for each program, and performances and interviews of faculty, students, and alumni will be heard.  Also joining us on select programs will be members of the Music Institute of Chicago.       

All programs will be broadcast live on the air and streaming online each Sunday from 4:00 to 5:00pm CST, unless noted otherwise below.   

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This series is made possible by a generous grant from the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.  

These broadcasts are also made possible by additional support from Barbara and Steven Adelman, Carolyn and John Borta, Jonathan Dedmon and Idalia Aguila, Dr. Bernard and Sally Dobroski, Bill and Diane Edmundson, Marsha and Michael Goldstein, Elliott and Mona Golub, and Stacy Lerner.

March 2, 2014

Charles-Marie Widor: Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34: Waltz
     Dionne Jackson, flute
     Thuy-Anh Vuong, piano

 Leonard Bernstein: Two Hebrew Songs: Reenah
CCPA Conservatory Chorus
     Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna: Introitus
     CCPA Conservatory Chorus
     Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
     CCPA Chamber Orchestra
     Megan Williams, soprano
     Richard Hirschl, cello    

Kyong Mee Choi: Resilience
Hope Littwin and Alexandra Olsavsky, voice
     Jennifer Ruggieri, harp

Roberto Sierra: Primera y Segunda Cronica del Descubrimento      
Laura Block, flute
     Sofija Mihajlovic, guitar

March 9, 2014

François Borne: Carmen Fantasy
     Cavatina Duo: Denis Azabagic, guitar; Eugenia Moliner, flute

Benjamin Britten: On This Island
Matthew Chellis, tenor
     Dana Brown, piano

David Holland: Homecoming
ECM Combo – Fred Simon, coach
     Zoie Moser; Charlie Klepac, guitar
     Ben Dillinger, bass; Jarad Kleinstein, drums

 George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 7
CCPA Baroque Orchestra
     Garry Clarke, conductor/director
     David Schrader, harpsichord/director


March 16, 2014

Ralph Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands  
     CCPA Combined Choirs and CCPA Brass Ensemble
     Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      David Schrader, organ                                                                                            

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
CCPA Symphony Orchestra
     Jonathan McPhee, conductor 


March 23, 2014

Ralph Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
     CCPA Symphony Orchestra
     Matthew Newlin, tenor
     Jonathan McPhee, conductor

Stuart Folse: Sculpted Reminiscences:
   II. The Battle Cry of Freedom
   III. All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight/Weeping, Sad, and Lonely                                                              
     Winston Choi, piano

Will Reynolds: The Greenwood Tree:
Music by Will Reynolds; Text by William Shakespeare
   Directed by Ray Frewen
   Musical Director James Morehead, piano
   “The Treasure of Thy Love”         
     Matthew Messina and Company
   “O Mistress Mine”                                                                                              
Patrick Rooney, J. Clint Boylan, and Company    

Mitch Leigh: “Aldonza” from Man of La Mancha                                                                               
Book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh
     Ally Doman
     Bonnie Shadrake, piano            

Leonard Bernstein: “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story                                                     
Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
     Anthony Avino
     Bonnie Shadrake, piano

Traditional: Jordan am a Hard Road to Travel
Greg Reish, guitar/voice


March 30, 2014

Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
     Wael Farouk, piano                 

Teddy Niedermaier: Legend
Susan Paik, violin
     Teddy Niedermaier, piano

Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses: “Dirait-on” (“So They Say”)           
CCPA Conservatory Chorus
     Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor


April 6, 2014

Franz Liszt: Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata
Younjin An, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Prelude and Fugue in A-flat Major
Tong Liu, piano

Francis Poulenc: Airs Chantées        
Matthew Chellis, tenor
     Dana Brown, piano

Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville: “O cielo!...All’idea di quel metallo”
     Matthew Chellis, tenor
     Reuben Lillie, baritone
     Dana Brown, piano

Carlos Rivera: La Maja y el Hechicero
Cavatina Duo: Denis Azabagic, guitar; Eugenia Moliner, flute

April 13, 2014

César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano
David Lakirovich, violin
     Svetlana Krasnova, piano

Wayne Shorter: E.S.P.
CCPA Hard Bop Combo
     Henry Johnson and Paul Wertico, coaches
     Kyle Madsen, tenor sax; John Nugent, guitar
     Philip Patterson, piano; Max Benson, bass
     Reuben Garza, drums

Paul Hindemith: Konzertmusik für Blasorchester, Op. 41
CCPA Wind Ensemble
     Stephen Squires, conductor

April 20, 2014

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C
CCPA Chamber Orchestra
     Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor

Fredéric Chopin:
   Mazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4
   Waltz in D-Flat Major, Op. 64, No. 1, “Minute
   Waltz in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2                                                                                                       
     Dana Brown, piano

Hoagy Carmichael: Stardust/Mona Lisa
Neal Alger, guitar


April 27, 2014

Samuel Barber: Cello Concerto in A Minor
     CCPA Chamber Orchestra
     Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor 
     Alison Rowe, cello

Igor Stravinsky: Octet for Winds
CCPA Wind Ensemble
     Stephen Squires, conductor

Reinhold Glière: Nocturne for Horn and Piano
David Griffin, horn
     Patrick Godon, piano

May 4, 2014

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli in D minor, Op. 42 
     Wael Farouk, piano

Arvo Pärt: Fratres, for Eight Cellos
     CCPA Cello Ensemble
     Julian Hersh, director

Benjamin Britten: What is this Lovely Fragrance?
     CCPA Conservatory Chorus
     Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
     Gréta Ásgeirsson, harp

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, movements 4 and 5
     CCPA Symphony Orchestra
     Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor

May 11, 2014

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Nine Etudes Tableaux, Op. 39
     Wael Farouk, piano

Robert Schumann: Fünf Stücke im Volkston
     Kelly Knox, cello
     Teddy Niedermaier, piano

May 18, 2014

Igor Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat
     Henry Fogel, narrator; Jesse Nordstrom, soldier; Benjamin Brunnette, devil
     Olya Prohorova, violin; Jeff Spaniola, double bass
     Katherine Schoepflin, clarinet; Robert Curl, bassoon; Charles Russell Roberts, trumpet
     Prapat Prateeppheleepon, trombone; Rebecca Hook, percussion