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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.

August 24, 2014

Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concerto, Op. 25
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Jennifer Ruggieri, harp
      Leslie Dunner, conductor

Victor Young: Stella by Starlight
      Faculty Jam Session
      Jim Gailloreto, tenor sax; Jim Trompeter, piano
      Scott Mason, bass; Paul Wertico, drums

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludes:
   G-sharp Minor, Op. 32, No. 12
   G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5
   B Minor, Op. 32, No. 10

      Wael Farouk, piano

August 31, 2014

Cole Porter: Something for the Boys:
   “Something for the Boys”

      Jenny Fitts and Company
   “Could it Be You?”
      Zach Ford, Andy Travis, and company

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata, No. 30, Op. 109: III. Theme and Variations
      Jana Pavlovska, piano

Alex Yoffe: Piano-John
      John Urban, piano

Richard Strauss: Don Juan
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Leslie Dunner, conductor

Robert Muczynski: Sonata for Flute and Piano
      Dionne Jackson, flute
      Thuy-Anh Vuong, piano

September 7, 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

September 14, 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

September 21, 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
   “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

September 28, 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

October 5, 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