Prairie Performances

Roman Carnival Overture

Picture of Hector Berlioz

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On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9, we hear a concert with the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra with music director and conductor, Donald Schleicher and graduate conducting assistant, Cameron May. On the program we will hear Hector Berlioz’ “Roman Carnival Overture”; a work by U of I composer, Stephen Andrew Taylor, “Transfigurations for vocal soloists and orchestra”; the concert concludes with the first symphony by Johannes Brahms, the C minor, Op. 68.

University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Donald Schleicher, music director and conductor
Cameron May, graduate assistant conductor


Berlioz | Roman Carnival Overture

Stephen Andrew Taylor | Transfiguration, for vocal soloists and orchestra
      Ruth Kenney, soprano
      Kasey Stewart, mezzo-soprano
      Jerold Siena, tenor
      Ricardo Herrera, bass

Brahms | Symphony No. 1