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Arts at Interlochen
3:04 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

Composers in Context at Interlochen: Ned Rorem

Composer Ned Rorem

Interlochen Arts Academy is featuring a series of concert performances built around music of American composer, Ned Rorem, who is celebrating his 90th year.    The IAA Band, Choir, and Orchestra perform a trio of concerts offering context for Mr. Rorem's music.  Band director Matthew Schlomer, Choral director John Bragle, and Orchestra conductor Carolyn Watson talk with IPR host Kate Botello about their approach to the Composer in Context series of concerts at Interlochen, April 23-25.

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Radio Collage
3:38 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Uppin' Adam, That's What I'm Talking About

Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, 2013-2014

This month on Radio Collage,  an excerpt from the short story  What I'm Talking About by creative writer Ashanti Davis, the Interlochen Arts Academy band performs Uppin' Adam and the Theatre Department  takes a fresh look at Cinderella.  The Academy Orchestra performs Elgar's Nimrod, pianist Grace Zhang plays Ondine by Ravel and we'll hear the opening of a Radio Drama based loosely, very loosely, on Shakespeare's Two Gentleman of Verona.  ( listen to the full drama here )
 

Radio Collage - April 2014 -Uppin' Adam - That's What I'm Talking About!

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Live from Studio A
3:39 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

A Song Of Blessing: Tibetan Monks Perform Live

Tibetan monks in IPR's Studio A

Several members of the Mystical Arts of Tibet stopped by Interlochen Public Radio for a conversation and performance live in Studio A today.  These Tibetan Buddhist monks are in Traverse City this week, constructing an elaborate sand painting at the Dennos Museum.

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Live from Studio A
2:11 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

New Opera Project - Live from Studio A

(L-R) Tevan Goldberg, Aliya Ultan, Sage DeAgro-Roupp, Erin Anderson (in the back - Scott Skiba)

The spirit of collaboration is alive and well with Interlochen's upcoming New Opera Project.  Interlochen composing students worked in tandem with faculty and performers to create scenes for new operas.  The Parallel45 Production company came on board to produce, and the operas will make their world premieres at the Inside Out Gallery in Traverse City.

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Classical Music at the Interlochen Festival
12:46 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Classical Highlights of the 2014 Interlochen Arts Festival

Interlochen Arts Festival 2013

There are so many terrific shows coming up for the 2014 Interlochen Arts Festival; it's hard to keep track!  We like to think there's something for everyone. Chris Gruits, Executive Director of Interlochen Presents, dropped by Studio B to chat with Classical IPR's Kate Botello to talk about upcoming highlights from the Festival for classical music fans.
 

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Radio Collage
1:14 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

From Jupiter To Coriolanus (and beyond!)

Sophomore piano major at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, Ting Yan Fung, or Jade, performs music based on Paganini during Radio Collage.
Credit Tim Burke

In this edition of Radio Collage: the Interlochen Arts Academy Band brings us Jupiter from The Planets, the Percussion Ensemble tackles a piece by David Gillingham, and the Orchestra takes us to the opera with the Overture and some Ballet Music from Mozart's Idomeneo.  We'll also hear a scene from Shakespeare's Coriolanus, an original work from the Singer-Songwriter program, and a "jazzy" piece based on a Paganini Caprice.

       

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Arts at Interlochen
4:28 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Radio Collage, February 15, 2014

IAA Theatre students present Shakespeare

  Interlochen Arts Academy students perform Bernstein's Divertimento for Orchestra, a scene from Shakespeare's Coriolanus, and the Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Band are featured.   Hear a student's thoughts on this northern Michigan winter, and a startling performance by a student wind ensemble.

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Live from Studio A
6:20 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Jade Fung - Live from Studio A

Jade Fung performs Liszt and Paganini a la Fazil Say, Live from A

Interlochen Arts Academy Sophomore Jade Fung paid a musical visit to IPR's Studio A.  She performed a pair of delightful contrasts, flowing powerfully through a Liszt Concert Etude before jazzing it up with a Fazil Say arrangement of a Paganini Caprice.

 

IAA Sophomore Jade Fung performs Liszt's, 'Un Sospiro,' and Fazil Say's arrangement of Paganini's 'Caprice No. 24.'

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Live from Studio A
11:29 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Wanzhen Li - Live from Studio A

Violinist Wanzhen Li performs in IPR's Studio A

Interlochen Alumna Wanzhen Li returned to the area and paid a visit to Interlochen Public Radio, where she played Eugene Ysaye's " Violin Sonata No. 4."

Violinist Wanzhen Li performs music of Eugene Ysaye in IPR's Studio A.

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Arts at Interlochen
4:42 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Pianist Michel Dalberto: musician and judge

Pianist Michel Dalberto with Thom Paulson at IPR.

Pianist Michel Dalberto visited Interlochen and performed on Classical IPR live in Studio A.  Dalberto tells of his choosing to become a musician in a non-musical family, about the musician's responsibility to act as judge, interpreting the composer's intention, sometimes using significant performances by other artists as a precedent....or not.  He also performs music of Faure and Scriabin in this January 22, 2014 performance at IPR Studio A.

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