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      Music from Roosevelt University

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      Host Henry Fogel

      Henry Fogel is dean and distinguished professor of the arts at Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts. Prior to academia, he ran the League of American Orchestras. Between 1985 and 2003, he served as president and CEO of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Earlier in his career he ran the National Symphony in Washington, D.C.
      Radio has always been a passion of Henry Fogel; from 1963 to 1978 he was vice president and program director of radio station WONO in Syracuse, New York. In addition to running the CCPA at Roosevelt, Dean Fogel continues to consult with orchestra managers around the country.

      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 | Summer 2014

      July 20, 2014

      Joni Mitchell and Other Muses

      Paul Dukas: La Peri: Fanfare
      CCPA Brass Ensemble
      Charles Schuchat, conductor

      David Torres/Idelfonso Sanchez: Ritmo Remo
      CCPA Latin Jazz Ensemble
      Rubén P. Alvarez, coach

      Joni Mitchell: Shadows and Light
      transcription by Daniel Malnar
      CCPA New Deal Singers
      Cheryl Wilson, coach

      Jack Gottlieb: Set Me as a Seal
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      David Lakirovich, violin; John Goodwin, piano

      David Conte: The Nine Muses
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor
      John Goodwin, piano
      Soloists: Kristen Bigham, Angela Torres-Kutkuhn, James Soller, Reuben L. Lillie
      Percussionists: Nathan Bushey, Joshua Hooten, Benjamin Sebring

      Edward Joseph Collins: Eleanore Waltz
      Winston Choi and Kuang-Hao Huang, pianos

      Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra
      Markand Thakar, conductor

      July 27, 2014

      Contrasts in Vocal Music

      Harold Arlen: It’s Only a Paper Moon
      CCPA New Deal Singers
      Cheryl Wilson, coach

      Paul Hindemith: Six Chansons: Puisque tout passe
      CCPA Conservatory Chorus
      Cheryl Frazes Hill, conductor

      Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
      Julia Bentley, soprano; Eugenia Moliner, flute; Wagner Campos, clarinet;
      Mathias Tacke, violin; Paula Kosower, cello; Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

      August 3, 2014

      Hebrew Themes

      Niccolò Paganini: Variations on Rossini’s “Moses”
      Alan Steele, cello; Shirley Trissell, piano faculty
      Music Institute of Chicago

      Thomas Beveridge: Yizkor Requiem (Movements 1 and 3-10)
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra and Combined Choirs
      Leslie Dunner, conductor
      Alberto Mizrahi, tenor; Jonita Lattimore, soprano; Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano

      August 10, 2014

      Babylon to Brazil

      Giocchino Rossini: Semiramide: Overture
      CCPA Chamber Orchestra
      Stefan Hersh, conductor

      Hugo Wolf: Du denkst mit einem Fädchen mich zu fangen; Er ist’s;
      Frühling ubers Jahr; Ganymed

      Rebecca Schorsch, soprano; Dana Brown, piano

      Heitor Villa-Lobos: Quintet in the form of a Choros
      Rolando Hernandez-Gaitan, flute; Taylor Nelson, oboe;
      Natalie Turner, clarinet; Zachary Pulse, English horn;
      Steven Louie, bassoon

      Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem: Libera Me
      CCPA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
      Jane Glover, conductor

      August 17, 2014

      Chamber Music at Roosevelt

      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

      August 24, 2014

      From Victor Young to Ginastera

      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

      From Cole Porter to Beethoven

      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

      Hebrew and Brazilian Themes

      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

      Music of Praise and Persecution

      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

      Pictures and Legends

      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

      Roosevelt Recitals

      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