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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 an anonymous donor and from Bija Bennett, Carolyn and John Borta, Jonathan Dedmon and Idalia Aguila, Bill and Diane Edmundson, Marsha and Michael Goldstein, Elliott and Mona Golub, Tom Latourette, and Element Financial Partners.

April 5, 2015 

Ed Frazier Davis: In Memoriam John Tavener
      Zachary Peterson and Rachel Moore, violins; Mark Aparece, viola; Aaron Gottl, cello; Ed Frazier Davis, composer/conductor 

David Popper, arr. Werner Thomas-Mifune: Requiem for Six Cellos
      CCPA Cello Ensemble            
      Julian Hersh, director 

Aaron Copland: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
      Timothy Graf, clarinet
      Beatrix Roque Santana, piano 

Traditional: Four Spirituals  
  Every Time I Feel the Spirit (arr. William Dawson)
  Over My Head, I Hear Music (arr. Michael Braz)
  This Little Light of Mine (arr. Moses Hogan)
  Got A Mind to Do Right (arr. David Morrow)

      CCPA Conservatory Chorus and Chorale
      Mark Crayton, conductor

April 12, 2015

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonata Canonica
      Feier Fan and Zhivko Nikolov, guitars

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5
      Wael Farouk, piano

Chick Corea: Armando’s Rhumba
      Benjamin Dillinger, bass
      Alejandro Cortés, piano

John Coltrane: Central Park West
      Benjamin Dillinger, bass; Alejandro Cortés, piano; Jonathon Gould, guitar; Jarad Kleinstein, drums

Paolo Tosti: Aprile                      
                     A Vuchella

      Drew Ochoa, tenor
      Sarah Jenks, piano

George Gershwin: Embraceable You
                                The Man I Love       
      Linden Christ, soprano            
      Will Martin, piano

David Dzubay: Shadow Dance
      CCPA Wind Ensemble 
      Stephen Squires, conductor

April 19, 2015

Kris Christenson: Three Piano Pieces
      Beatrix Roque Santana, piano

David Roger Branam: Axolotl
      Li-Ying Chang, piano

Josef Rheinberger, trans. Bradley Palmer: Abendlied, Op. 69
      CCPA Trombone Ensemble: Rachel Castellanos, Xiao Zhang, Ryan Earl, Rick Blake, Miguel Garcia, and Zhen Lei
      Sun He, conductor

Bill Reichenbach: Back to the Fair
      CCPA Trombone Ensemble
      Mark Fisher, conductor

Camille Saint-Saëns: Cavatine, for Trombone and Piano
      Zhen Lei, trombone
      Stephen Squires, piano

Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky/Sergei Rachmaninoff: Lullaby

      Wael Farouk, piano

George Frideric Handel: Judas Maccabeus – “O Lovely Peace”
      Jonita Lattimore, soprano
      Mark Crayton, countertenor
      Scott Gilmore, piano

Franz Liszt: Les Préludes
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor

April 26, 2015

Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Alondra de la Parra, conductor 

May 3, 2015: A Lincoln Celebration 

Aaron Copland: A Lincoln Portrait
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Henry Fogel, narrator
      Stephen Squires, conductor 

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim: “The Ballad of Booth” from Assassins
Book by John Weidman

         Proprietor: Nicholas Amann
         John Wilkes Booth: James Smart
         Balladeer: Jake Nicholson
         David Herold: Bradley Halverson
      Directed by Ray Frewen
      Musical Direction by Bonnie Shadrake
      Piano accompaniment by Ryan Brewster 

Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Act II, Scenes 1 and 2
      Brittany Loewen, Elisabeth
      Christopher Remmel, Wolfram
      Errin Brooks, Tannhäuser
      Scott Gilmore, music director and piano
      Alyssa Arrigo, musical assistant and piano

George F. Root: Farewell, Father, Friend and Guardian
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus 
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      John Goodwin, piano 

Stuart Folse: Battle Cry of Freedom
      Winston Choi, piano

May 10, 2015 

Kevin Puts: Millennium Canons  
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor 

Morten Lauridsen/arr. Robert Reynolds: O Magnum Mysterium
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor 

Kevin Puts: Chorus of Light
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor 

Benjamin Britten: Three Movements from Five Flower Songs
   Marsh Flowers (text by George Crabbe)
   The Evening Primrose (text by John Clare)
   Ballad of Green Broom (text by anonymous)

      Members of CCPA Conservatory Chorus and Chorale
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor 

Johannes Brahms: Begräbnisgesang
      CCPA Wind Ensemble and CCPA Conservatory Chorus and Chorale
      Stephen Squires, conductor 

Benjamin Britten, arr. Stephen Squires, text by Christopher Smart: Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30
      CCPA Wind Ensemble and CCPA Conservatory Chorus and Chorale
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      Soloists: Haley Vick, Alice Beals, Marcus Lee, Nicolás Gutiérrez