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      WFMT Music from Roosevelt

      Music from Roosevelt University

      Sundays at 4:00 pm

      Host Henry Fogel

      Host 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.

      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, Stacy Lerner, Robert Marks, Dawn Romei, and John Washburn.

      Program Schedule - Winter / Spring 2014

      February 2, 2014

      Robert Schumann: Andante and Variations for Two Pianos, Two Cellos, and Horn in B-flat Major, WoO 10
      Julian Hersh, coach
      Xoán Elías Castiñeira Varela and Sharavtseren Tserenjigmed, piano
      Elizabeth Kovalchuk and Ryan Ash, cello
      Nathan Owen, horn

      Alfredo Casella: Sicilienne et Burlesque for Flute and Piano
      Dionne Jackson, flute
      Thuy-Anh Vuong, piano

      George Frideric Handel: Trio Sonata in C Minor
      Denis Azabagic, coach
      Scott Douglas, flute; Claire Cutting, oboe
      Kyrie Fan, guitar; Mike Grittani, cello

      Claude Debussy: Epigraphes antiques
      Ludmila Lazar, piano
      Scott Gilmore, piano

      February 9, 2014

      Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concerto, Op. 25
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Jennifer Ruggeri, 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

      February 16, 2014

      Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 36
      Wael Farouk, piano

      Jan Bach: Laudes
      Andrew Harrison and Bill Gibson, trumpet
      Dafydd Bevil, horn; Rick Blake, trombone
      Jon Samuel, tuba

      Robert Convery: “Terezin” from At Terezin
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      Elina Lev, violin; Lindsey Smith, viola

      February 23, 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

      March 2, 2014

      Charles-Marie Widor: Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34: Waltz
      Dionne Jackson, flute
      Thuy-Anh Vuong, piano

      Leonard Bernstein: Three 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 Ruggeri, harp

      Roberto Sierra: Primera y Segunda Cronica del Descubrimento
      Laura Block, flute
      Sofija Mihajlovic, guitar

      March 9, 2014

      François Borne: Carmen Fantasy
      Cavatina Duo: Denis Azabagic, guitar; Eugenia Moliner, flute

      Benjamin Britten: On This Island
      Matthew Chellis, tenor
      Dana Brown, piano

      David Holland: Homecoming
      ECM Combo – Fred Simon, coach
      Zoie Moser; Charlie Klepac, guitar
      Ben Dillinger, bass; Jarad Kleinstein, drums

      George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 7
      CCPA Baroque Orchestra
      Garry Clarke, conductor/director
      David Schrader, harpsichord/director

      March 16, 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
      Jonathon McPhee, conductor

      March 23, 2014

      Ralph Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Matthew Newlin, tenor
      Jonathon McPhee, conductor

      Stuart Folse: Sculpted Reminiscences:
            II. The Battle Cry of Freedom
           III. All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight/Weeping, Sad, and

            Winston Choi, piano

      Will Reynolds: The Greenwood Tree:
      Music by Will Reynolds; Text by William Shakespeare
      Directed by Theatre Conservatory Associate Professor, Ray Frewen
      Musical Director James Morehead, MM '04 - Piano

      “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

      March 30, 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

      April 6, 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

      April 13, 2014

      César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano
      David Lakirovich, violin
      Svetlana Krasnova, piano

      Wayne Shorter: E.S.P
      CCPA Hard Bop Combo
      Henry Johnson and Paul Wertico, coaches
      Kyle Madsen, tenor sax; John Nugent, guitar
      Philip Patterson, piano; Max Benson, bass
      Reuben Garza, drums

      Paul Hindemith: Konzertmusik für Blasorchester, Op. 41
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor

      April 20, 2014

      Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C
      CCPA Chamber Orchestra
      Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor

      Fredéric Chopin:
      Mazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4
      Waltz in D-Flat Major, Op. 64, No. 1, “Minute”
      Waltz in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2 Dana Brown, piano

      Hoagy Carmichael: Stardust/Mona Lisa
      Neal Alger, guitar

      April 27, 2014

      Samuel Barber: Cello Concerto in A Minor
      CCCPA Chamber Orchestra
      Emanuele Andrizzi, conductor
      Alison Rowe, cello

      Igor Stravinsky: Octet for Winds
      CCPA Wind Ensemble
      Stephen Squires, conductor

      Reinhold Glière: Nocturne for Horn and Piano
      David Griffin, horn
      Patrick Godon, piano