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


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Classic Mornings

9 am to noon weekdays on FM 90.0 and 101.1

Vic Di Geronimo kneeling in the midst of shelves full of music CDs

July 17, 2014:

Goooooooal !

We reached our fiscal year end goal.  Thank you for your generous support. You’re quite a team!

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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.

July 25, 2014:

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Host Roger Cooper presents the Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra with conductor Alastair Willis and pipa virtuoso Wu Man, a member of the Silk Road Ensemble and 2013 Instrumentalist of the Year as honored by Musical America.


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The Evening Concert

7 to 9 pm Monday thru Thursday

Great performances from the great concert venues

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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.

July 26, 2014:

Seattle Symphony Recordings

One of the orchestras to emerge on the national scene during the early years of the CD was the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. With Gerard Schwartz as conductor, this orchestra on Delos CDs issued a number of outstanding performances, especially of American composers such as Howard Hanson. This orchestra and label showed yet once more the power of recordings in establishing a national, if not international, reputation. 


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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

July 26, 2014:

DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (The Magic Flute)

(Mozart) Los Angeles Opera production with Conlon, conductor, and Brugger, Brownlee, Miklosa, Boyer, Pogossov, and the LA Opera Orchestra and Chorus. After the opera: Strauss: A NIGHT IN VENICE.


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