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9 am to noon weekdays on FM 90.0 and 101.1

The Evening Concert

7 to 9 pm Monday thru Thursday

Great performances from the great concert venues

October 26, 2014:

Beethovenfest Bonn; Juano Mena conducts the CSO; Debate Simulcast; Dvorak Cello Concerto. . .

This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it’s the next “Beethovenfest in Bonn” program, then Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday it’s a “Debate Simulcast” from IL Public Media and “Fiesta!”; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and from Spoleto.


October 26, 2014:

Belcea Quartet Plays Britten & Prokofiev; Chris Costanza Plays Bach Cello Suite

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL FM-90.9, the Belcea Quartet plays the First String Quartet by Britten and by Prokofiev on “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 Chris Costanza plays Bach’s First Suite for Unaccompanied Cello on the “Spoleto Chamber Music Festival”.


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Prairie Performances

Fridays at 7 pm on FM 90.9 and 101.1

Roger Cooper

Host Roger Cooper brings you outstanding classical music from central Illinois orchestras and ensembles, including many artists from the U of I.

October 25, 2014:

The Whirlwind Finale

Roger presents the Prairie Ensemble's "The Whirlwind Finale" concert. On the program are Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks; Barber's Violin Concerto with violinist Danwen Jiang; and Vaughan Williams' Job: A Masque for Dancing. Kevin Kelly conducts.


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Classics of the Phonograph

Saturdays at 11 am on FM 90.9 and 101.1

John Frayne

John Frayne's weekly exploration of memorable recordings from the 20th century.

October 25, 2014:

Strauss tone poems

Richard Strauss was fortunate to attract many virtuoso conductors to interpret his tone poems. Strauss' brilliant orchestration challenged the skills of world-class orchestras. We'll hear some of the many successful recordings of the Strauss tone poems by the 1930s by such conductors as Mengelberg, Koussevitzky and Stokowski.


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Classics by Request

Saturdays at 9 am on FM 90.9 and 101.1

John Frayne plays requests for two hours each Saturday morning. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 217-300-4319.


Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac airs at 9:01 am

Afternoon at the Opera

Saturdays at noon on FM 90.9

October 25, 2014:

SHOW BOAT

(Kern) San Francisco Opera production with Demain, conductor, and Stober, Simpson, Irwin and the San Francisco Opera and Chorus.


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Live and Local

Conversations and performances with local and national artists, hosted by Kevin Kelly


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