Classical Music

James Gilray's "The Pic-nic Orchestra" (1802)
Credit [London] : Pubd. April 23d 1802 by H. Humphrey St. James's Street, [1802] /

Interlochen Public Radio is your gateway to news and classical music from Interlochen Center for the Arts. Learn about new music, upcoming performances and more.

Mazel Trio

Nov 7, 2012

Interlochen students Dylan Naroff (violin), Ariela Bohrod (piano),  and Dan Blumhard (cello), are determined to take part in this year's Fischoff Chamber Music competition. With that in mind, they formed the Mazel Trio and have begun preparing their repertoire.  Interlochen cello instructor and Chamber Music Coach Crispin Campbell brought them by Studio A to play for us, and they brought out the big guns - the final movement of Shostakovich's Trio #2 in E minor. 

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WYSO 2012 Week 5 Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Aug 17, 2012

Osmo Vanska leads the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in the Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius.

WYSO 2012 Week 3 - Firebird, Espana

Aug 17, 2012

Joann Falletta conducts the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in music of Stravinksy, Chabrier, and Berlioz.

WYSO 2012 Week 2 - Pictures at an Exhibition

Aug 17, 2012

The World Youth Symphony Orchestra 2012, week 2.  Jung-Ho Pak conducts Mussourgsky's Pictures at an Exhbition.

Performances by the World Youth Symphony Orchestra:  Elgar's Cello Concerto with soloist Anthony Ross, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 (Choral section).

WYSO 2012 Week 4 Beethoven Emperor Concerto

Aug 17, 2012

The World Youth Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's Emperor Concerto with Awadagin Pratt, conducted by Jung-Ho Pak.

WYSO 2012 Week 1 - American Memories

Aug 8, 2012

Jung-Ho Pak conducts the World Youth Symphony in a program of American music from the 2012 Interlochen Arts Camp.


Jul 16, 2012

The Enso String Quartet serves as quartet-in-residence during the Interlochen Adult Chamber Music Camp 2012.  They visited IPR, talked with IPR's Tim Burke and performed music of Giuseppe Verdi live from Studio A.  

Paula Robison on Island Cabin Discs

Jul 14, 2012

Jeff Kimpton hosts Island Cabin Discs on Interlochen Public Radio, asking guests to share the music they would take with them to an island cabin getaway.

This episode features Paula Robison, the "First Lady of the Flute."

Read all about Paula Robison by clicking here!

Michael Moore on Island Cabin Discs

Jun 16, 2012

Jeff Kimpton hosts Island Cabin Discs on Interlochen Public Radio, asking guests to share the music they would take with them to an island cabin getaway. 

This episode of Island Cabin Discs features filmmaker Michael Moore.

Learn all about Michael Moore by clicking here.  

Brass students from the Interlochen Arts Academy play 3 movements from Enrique Crespo's "Americana".

Charles Overton in Studio A

Mar 21, 2012

Gabriel Faure's Impromptu for Harp, Op. 86, performed by Interlochen Arts Academy senior Charles Overton.

Adam Stepniewski

Nov 14, 2011

2nd Violinist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Adam Stepniewski performs music of 20th-century composer Alfred Mendelsohn in IPR's Studio A.

ARTFORMS: The Future Of The Symphony Orchestra

Mar 2, 2011

This week, we'll discuss the health and future of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Musicians haven't had a contract since last summer and negotiations with management have often been bitter and personal. Recently, the striking musicians agreed to return to work without a contract hoping for a settlement.

Yoonshin Song

Jan 5, 2011

Paganini's Caprice #17 in E flat performed Live in Studio A by violinist Yoonshin Song from the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Christmas in Studio A

Dec 10, 2010

A Christmas medley performed by students from the Interlochen Center for the Arts.  Happy holidays, everyone!