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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.

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

October 12, 2014

Johannes Brahms: Four movements from Fantasias, Intermezzi, Op. 116   
   II. Intermezzo in A minor. Andante
   III. Capriccio in G minor. Allegro Apassionato
   IV. Intermezzo in E major. Adagio
   VII. Capriccio in D minor. Allegro Agitato

      Stephen Uhl, piano 

Sofie Gubaidulina: Chaconne (1963)
      SangHee Han, piano   

Edward Joseph Collins: Valses Caractéristiques Nos. 2 and 6  
      Winston Choi, piano 

Cy Coleman: Selections from Sweet Charity:
   “Where am I Going?”
   “Big Spender”

      Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano
      Beckie Menzie, piano  

Jean Sibelius: Karelia Overture
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra  
      Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor   

Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes: Sure on this Shining Night
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor 

October 19, 2014

Georges Bizet/Cynthia Clarey: Carmen Parody
      Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano
      Beckie Menzie, piano 

Béla Bartók: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs
      Stephanie Babic, piano 

James Monaco: You Made Me Love You
      New Deal Vocal and Instrumental Jazz Ensemble
      Cheryl Wilson, director 

Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite for Solo Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor  
      Dimitry Yanov-Yanovsky, cello 

October 26, 2014

Charles Avison: Concerto Grosso in A, Op. 6, No. 12
      CCPA Baroque Orchestra
      Garry Clarke, conductor
      David Schrader, harpsichord 

John Bucchino: Painting my Kitchen 
      Matthew Chellis, tenor
      Dana Brown, piano

Marcy Heisler / Zina Goldrich: Selections from Ever After:
   “Is There Anything Leonardo Can’t Do?” 
   “Out of the Darkness / Love Goes On”
      Pablo Barajas, Alyssa Cudiamat, Damon Gillespie, Parker Guidry, Samantha Murray, and Molly Rooney
      Ray Frewen, director
      James Morehead, musical director/piano 

Béla Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion: Movement III
      CCPA Percussion Ensemble
      Sze-Yau Chan, piano
      Garivaldi Muskita, piano 

Stacy Garrop: Dawn; Dirge Without Music; My Dearest Ruth
      Patrice Michaels, soprano
      Dana Brown, piano

November 2, 2014

Norman Dello Joio: A Jubilant Song
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

Hope Littwin: There’s a Bluebird in My Heart that Wants to Get Out 
Hope Littwin, guitar and vocals

Kyong Mee Choi: Inner Space
      Craig Hultgren, cello

Antonio Carlos Jobim: Águas de Março
      CCPA Brazilian Combo; Paulinho Garcia, coach
      Elizabeth Reinstein, vocals ­
      Alejandro Cortés, piano
      Jonathon Gould, guitar
      Ben Dillinger, bass
      Jarad Kleinstein, drums 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475 
      David Schrader, fortepiano

Malcolm Arnold: Four Scottish Dances 
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Wesley Brewer, conductor