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      Music from Roosevelt University

      Sundays at 4:00 pm

      Join Henry Fogel as he explores the rich and vibrant happenings at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts where he serves as Dean. Dean Fogel offers student and faculty performances, commentary, and perspective on the latest in arts education and new talent, along with interviews of faculty, students, and alumni.

      Program Schedule

      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, guest conductor

      Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky/Sergei Rachmaninoff: Lullaby
      Wael Farouk, piano

      Camille Saint-Saëns: Cavatine, for Trombone and Piano
      Zhen Lei, trombone
      Stephen Squires, 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
      Cast:
          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
      Scott Gilmore, music director and piano
      Alyssa Arrigo, musical assistant and piano
      Andrew Eggert, stage director
      Brittany Loewen, Elisabeth
      Christopher Remmel, Wolfram
      Errin Brooks, Tannhäuser

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

      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