Roger presents the UI Symphony Chamber Orchestra performing three pieces conducted by three different graduate students, including the world premiere of Sean Harold's : ...mit starren Fingern.
Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
Roger presents the Millikin-Decatur Symphony with Michael Luxner, conductor, and the Millikin University Union of Choirs. They'll perform Stravinsky's Petrushka and Verdi's Four Sacred Pieces.
Roger presents the Eastern Illinois University Symphony, the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, along with the Eastern Illinois University Choral Ensembles.
Roger presents Sinfonia da Camera with Bach's St Matthew Passion. Fred Stoltzfus is guest conductor.
Roger presents the Eastern Illinois University Symphony's Songs of Love concert with the EIU Choral Ensembles and EIU Symphonic Honor Choir. Richard Robert Rossi is the conductor.
Roger presents the Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra with guest conductor Nicholas McGegan presenting the music of Bach, Telemann, Scarlatti and Haydn.
Roger presents the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra performing Heinrich Ignaz Franz Von Biber's Battalia; Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Wind Instruments, Cello, and Double Bass; and Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 2.
Roger presents the C-U Symphony with conductor Stephen Alltop and pianist James Giles in the group's "Classic Gems" concert. On the program are Walter Piston's Serenata; Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.
Roger presents the Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra performing Finzi's Romance; Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings; and Elgar's Introduction and Allegro. Soloists are William Burden, tenor, and Stephen Hanrahan, horn.
Roger presents a concert with two orchestras: the U of I Philharmonia Orchestra with Louis Bergonzi, music director and conductor, and Brandon Eldredge, graduate student conductor, and the U of I Symphony Orchestra with Donald Schleicher, music director, and Ian Hobson, guest conductor.