Live and Local

WILL - Live and Local - October 16, 2009

The Illinois Chamber Orchestra, Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Friday, October 16, 2009

Friday, October 16, 2009

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(Duration: 54:14)

This is a busy weekend for orchestras in our community, both local and visiting. The Illinois Chamber Orchestra, Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra and the touring Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will all perform in our area. We'll chat with two of the conductors, and solo clarinetist Solomon Baer will join us live in the studio on the Friday edition of "Live and Local.


WILL - Live and Local - October 15, 2009

50th Anniversary of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra

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(Duration: 52:06)

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th anniversary this season, with special events and some special features in its concerts. On the Thursday edition of "Live and Local," I'll talk with Steve Larsen, conductor of the CU Symphony, and Gilbert Papp, one of the founders of the orchestra, and we'll play some archive recordings.


WILL - Live and Local - October 14, 2009

University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra and the São Paolo State Symphony

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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(Duration: 46:35)

The University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra and the São Paolo State Symphony both play at the Krannert Center in Urbana this week. On the Wednesday edition of "Live and Local," I'll talk with two members of the UI Symphony and with Kazem Abdullah, conductor of the Brazilian orchestra, whose program features virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie.


WILL - Live and Local - October 13, 2009

Baroque violinist Zachary Carrettin and Chester Alwes of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

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(Duration: 51:46)

On the Tuesday edition of "Live and Local," I'll talk with baroque violinist Zachary Carrettin and Chester Alwes, music director of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana, holding their annual BACHtoberfest on Sunday. And Lisa Gaye Dixon joins us to discuss the University of Illinois Theatre Department production of Sam Shephard's "Buried Child."


WILL - Live and Local - October 12, 2009

Mark Moore of the University of Illinois on solo tuba

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(Duration: 50:60)

On the Monday edition of "Live and Local," we'll hear an instrument that is rarely thought of as a soloist: the tuba. In fact, two tubas. Mark Moore of the University of Illinois will solo with the UI Symphony on Friday, and Andy Rummel of Illinois State University will give a recital on Tuesday. Both will join us for a chat and to blow some tunes.


WILL - Live and Local - October 09, 2009

Pianist Ian Hobson and vocalists Yvonne Redman and Ricardo Herrera

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(Duration: 32:17)

Pianist Ian Hobson is recording the complete works of Chopin, with some discs already released. He'll join us on the Friday edition of "Live and Local" to talk about the project, and to tell us about the evening's concert by Sinfonia da Camera in Urbana. He'll be joined by vocalists Yvonne Redman and Ricardo Herrera, who will sing Cole Porter on that concert.


WILL - Live and Local - October 08, 2009

Deforia Lane, Director of Music Therapy at University Hospitals of Cleveland

Thursday, October 8, 2009

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(Duration: 48:56)

On the Thursday edition of "Live and Local," I'll talk with Deforia Lane, Director of Music Therapy at University Hospitals of Cleveland, who will be speaking at Illinois State University in Normal on Saturday; and John Mosca, trombonist with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, who will play at the Krannert Center in Urbana Saturday night.


WILL - Live and Local - October 07, 2009

Baroque’n Consort

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(Duration: 56:24)

The Baroque'n Consort is a chamber music ensemble in Bloomington with a repertory concentrated in music of the Baroque, but ranging from early music to contemporary original works. They've been playing together for twenty years now, and to celebrate they'll give a concert on Friday-and appear live on the Wednesday edition of "Live and Local.


WILL - Live and Local - October 06, 2009

Multi-platinum group Celtic Woman

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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(Duration: 37:40)

Sometimes referred to as "Riverdance for the voice," the multi-platinum group Celtic Woman will be taking their "Isle of Hope Tour" to Sangamon Auditorium in Springfield on Thursday evening. On the Tuesday edition of "Live and Local," I'll talk with Alex Sharpe, one of the four lead singers in the band, all the way from Ireland.



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