Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - August 23, 2013

‘Iberia’ with Ian Hobson

This week we revisit  the 2010 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Ian Hobson played Iberia, saac Albeniz’ richly evocative and famously difficult suite for piano, for the first time.


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - August 16, 2013

Oliver Nelson Jazz Salute

Host Roger Cooper presents the Oliver Nelson Jazz Salute from the 2012 Allerton Music Barn Festival with the UI jazz faculty.


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - August 09, 2013

Bach Cantata from Allerton Festival

Host Roger Cooper presents Bach: Cantata 21 “Ich hatte viel Bekummernis” from the 2012 Allerton Music Barn Festival. The Allerton Bach Choir and Allerton Bach Chamber Orchestra perform with Denise Hassler, soprano; Riccardo Herrera, bass; and Fred Stoltzfus, conductor. The Rev. Roger Diggs provides the homily.


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - August 02, 2013

Jupiter Quarter at Allerton Music Barn Festival

All this month, Roger brings you programs from the 2012 Allerton Music Barn Festival. This week it's the Jupiter String Quartet in the inaugural concert from last year's festival.

On the program are:

Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - July 26, 2013

Nature’s Majesty

Roger presents Sinfonia da Camera's "Nature’s Majesty" concert from 2011. Sinfonia extols the beauty and majesty of the natural world  with familiar works used in films, suggesting tumbling brooks and violent thunderstorms, sunrise and bird calls, woodland walks and canyon hikes. On the program are Beethoven's Symphony No. 6; Smetana's Moldau; Grofe's Grand Canyon Suite and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, with pianist Ian Hobson, who also conducts.
 


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - July 19, 2013

Great American Songbook

Roger presents the UI jazz faculty's Great American Songbook concert from the 2009 Allerton Music Barn Festival.


WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - July 12, 2013

Arturo Sandoval and UI Jazz Faculty

Roger presents a 2011 concert from the Allerton Music Barn Festival featuring Cuban-born music phenomenon, instrumentalist, composer, and Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval with the UI jazz faculty—Chip McNeill, Tito Carrillo, Jim Pugh, Larry Gray, Chip Stephens, and special guest drummer Joel Spencer—in an evening of high-energy jazz and Latin jazz.



WILL - Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper - June 28, 2013

The Prairie Ensemble: Conductor’s Choice

Host Roger Cooper presents The Prairie Ensemble performing W. A. Mozart's Symphony No. 25; Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 with Bernhard Scully, horn; Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5.


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