The chorus of the Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana have a busy next few days, as they’ll participate in their own concert on Sunday and make an appearance with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony on Thursday. Both organizations will give multi-faceted Christmas-themed programs. On the Wednesday edition of “Live and Local,” I’ll talk with Baroque Artists conductor Chester Alwes and with CU Symphony conductor Stephen Alltop.
Live and Local
Conversations and performances with local and national artists, hosted by Kevin Kelly
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Why have just a good morning when you can have a classic morning? After Morning Edition, Vic Di Geronimo shares classical music and keeps you company.
Host Roger Cooper brings you outstanding classical music from central Illinois orchestras and ensembles, including many artists from the U of I.
Sinfonia da Camera, with music director Ian Hobson and the UI Women's Glee Club, explores the music of the spheres. On the program: Milhaud: La Création du Monde; Holst: The Planets; Matthews: Pluto, the Renewer.
Afternoon at the Opera
(Verdi) Metropolitan Opera production with Levine, conductor, and Oropesa, Meade, Blythe, Cano, Fanale, Maestri, Vassallo and the Met Orchestra and Chorus.
The Evening Concert
Great performances from the great concert venues
Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM it’s “The Evening Concert’. Jane Glover leads the San Francisco Symphony in an all Baroque music concert focusing on the Bach “Brandenburg Concertos” numbers three, two and six. The concertos feature principal players from the orchestra as soloists. Also on the program: Handel’s 3rd “Water Music” suite.
Classics of the Phonograph
John Frayne's weekly exploration of memorable recordings from the 20th century.
Conductor Zubin Mehta emerged as a rising star in the 1960s, and in the course of a highly successful career, he has held the podium for long periods of orchestras in Los Angeles, New York, and in Israel. Along the way, he has made many successful recordings. We'll hear highlights from his extensive discography.
Classics by Request
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