Iowa Arts Showcase on IPR Classical http://iowapublicradio.org en April IAS, featuring the Metropolitan Chorale, Judicaël Perroy, Vadym Kholodenko, and more! http://iowapublicradio.org/post/april-ias-featuring-metropolitan-chorale-judica-l-perroy-vadym-kholodenko-and-more <p></p><p>Stay dry this April as Iowa Public Radio kicks off another <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em>. This month our features include:</p><ul><li><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.met-chorale.com/">Metropolitan Chorale’s 60<sup>th</sup> Anniversary Concert</a>: Sunday, April 13, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Cedar Falls</em></li><li><em>&nbsp;<a href="http://heartofiowaguitar.org/">Judicaël Perroy guitar recital</a>: April 19, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, Des Moines</em></li><li><em><a href="http://www.englerttemp.info/eventDetail.php?ID=40">UI Opera Theatre’s “Die Fledermaus”</a>: May 2-4, Englert Theatre, Iowa City</em></li><li><em><a href="http://www.gbpac.com/upcoming-events/e-341/van-cliburn-gold-medalist.aspx">Vadym Kholodenko</a>: April 13, 3 p.m., Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Cedar Falls</em> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:38:12 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 38268 at http://iowapublicradio.org April IAS, featuring the Metropolitan Chorale, Judicaël Perroy, Vadym Kholodenko, and more! Iowa Arts Showcase March 8, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-march-8-11-am-and-5-pm <p></p><p></p><p>With spring just around the corner, Iowa Public Radio’s <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em> gives you a fresh look into the restoration of C.Y. Stephens Auditorium’s “Silver Code”, the curtain that has opened world class acts for 45 years. Kate Greder, Textile Conservation Fellow, Jason Alread, Iowa State Associate Professor of Architecture, and Lynette Pohlman, the Director of University Museums at ISU, discuss the meticulous process of restoring the treasured curtain, as well as the curtain’s role in ISU’s architecturally significant Stephens Auditorium.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:36:57 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 36939 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase March 8, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. February Iowa Arts Showcase Takes Center Stage Saturday, February 8 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/february-iowa-arts-showcase-takes-center-stage-saturday-february-8 <p></p><p>Iowa Public Radio’s February Edition of the <em>Iowa Arts Showcase </em>provides a front row seat to the University of Northern Iowa’s Tallcorn Jazz Festival and Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz with guest artist Nachito Herrera. Iowa Public Radio’s Jacqueline Halbloom sits down with Herrera to discuss his early introduction to the world of classical and jazz piano along with his experience as an educator. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:46:50 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 35717 at http://iowapublicradio.org February Iowa Arts Showcase Takes Center Stage Saturday, February 8 January Iowa Arts Showcase Takes the Stage on Saturday, January 4 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/january-iowa-arts-showcase-takes-stage-saturday-january-4 <p></p><p>As we kick off the New Year, Iowa Public Radio’s January <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em> takes you behind the scenes with guest stage director Bill Ferrara as he shares his take on the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre’s production of Bizet’s <em>Carmen</em>. A classic tale of love, betrayal, and revenge, the gypsy seductress Carmen, sung by Iowa native Janera Kellerman, tires of her soldier lover Don José in favor of the handsome toreador Escamillio.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:42:14 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 34193 at http://iowapublicradio.org January Iowa Arts Showcase Takes the Stage on Saturday, January 4 December Iowa Arts Showcase Presents Holiday Music for All http://iowapublicradio.org/post/december-iowa-arts-showcase-presents-holiday-music-all <p></p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:40:20 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 32667 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-november-2-2013-11-am-and-5-pm-1 <p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:38:07 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 31357 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-october-5-2013-11-am-and-5-pm <p></p><p>Iowa Public Radio&#39;s next&nbsp;<em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em>&nbsp;broadcast will air Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Join us as Iowa Public Radio&#39;s Jacqueline Halbloom interviews Jeff Fleming, Executive Director at the Des Moines Art Center. Fleming will discuss the upcoming exhibition:&nbsp;<em>Gravity and Grace</em></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:47:07 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 30050 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase September 14, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-september-14-2013-11-am-and-5-pm <p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:00:34 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 27530 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase September 14, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase August 3, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-august-3-2013-11-am-and-5-pm <p></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:02:54 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 24287 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase August 3, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase July 13, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-july-13-2013-11-am-and-5-pm <p></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:03:19 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 22884 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase July 13, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase June 1, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-june-1-2013-11-am-and-5-pm <p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 15:41:08 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 21310 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase June 1, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase - May 4, 2013 - 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-may-4-2013-11-am-5-pm <p></p><p>On the May edition of Iowa Public Radio’s <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em>, we will hear from Laura Johnson on the University of Iowa Opera Theatre’s production of Mozart’s <em>La Clemenza di Tito</em>. Johnson is a visiting professor to the university and the guest director to the ensemble. The performance took place at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City on May 2, 3, 4, and 5.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 20:20:02 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 20513 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase - May 4, 2013 - 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase April 6, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-april-6-2013-11-am-and-5-pm <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Iowa Public Radio’s <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em>, April edition will celebrate Public Radio Music Month with an appearance by the Amara Piano Quartet (formerly known as the Ames Piano Quartet) complete with their new members, pianist Mei-Hsuan Huang and violinist Boro Martinic. Mei-Hsuan and Boro will join with long-time piano quartet and Iowa State music faculty, violist Jonathan Sturm and cellist George Work to discuss the challenges and rewards of forming a new piano quartet and the joys of performing chamber music. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:40:49 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 18405 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase April 6, 2013 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Iowa Arts Showcase March 2, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-march-2-2013 <p>This month, Iowa Public Radio’s <i>Iowa Arts Showcase</i> includes <a href="http://www.juliabullard.com/trio-826" target="_blank">Trio 826 </a>who will be performing in the Castle Room at Wartburg College on March 10, 2013.&nbsp; This magnificent trio is comprised of three good friends<a href="http://www.juliabullard.com/" target="_blank"> Julia Bullard</a>, <a href="http://www.vcu.edu/arts/music/dept/faculty/klein.html" target="_blank">Susanna Klein</a>, and<a href="http://hannahholmancello.com/" target="_blank"> Hannah Holman</a> who all wanted to explore new and old classical music. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 18154 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase February 2, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-february-2-2013 <div><p>Iowa Public Radio’s February <i>Iowa Arts Showcase</i> will come to you at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on February 2nd.</p><p>We’ll commemorate Black History month with the <a href="http://www.blackiowa.org/" target="_blank">African American Museum of Iowa</a>’s Executive Director, Tom Moore and their Director of Education, Michelle Poe, as they celebrate their 20th Anniversary connecting Iowans of all ages with American history. We’ll learn about their incredible museum events and activities planned through-out the year, and why African American history IS American history.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:50:12 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15516 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase January 5, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-january-5-2013 <p>Iowa Public Radio’s January edition of our <i>Iowa Arts Showcase</i> opens 2013 with&nbsp;soprano, <a href="http://www.sarahjanemcmahon.com/" target="_blank">Sarah Jane McMahan</a>, who shares background on her unusual journey to the opera stage and &nbsp;details about her upcoming recital on <a href="http://www.desmoinesmetroopera.org/event_calendar/event_lookup.php?event_type=3" target="_blank">January 6th for the Des Moines Metro Opera’s Des Moines Guild Chapter</a>. Guest director <a href="http://cr-opera.org/Content/Season/LA-BOHEME-Biographies.aspx" target="_blank">Stanley M. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:49:14 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15515 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase December 1, 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-december-1-2012 <p>Iowa Public Radio’s December <i>Iowa Arts Showcase </i>investigates the Des Moines Metro Opera’s <a href="http://www.desmoinesmetroopera.org/opera_iowa" target="_blank">Opera Iowa <i>Three Little Pigs</i> </a>adventure for a 13-week whirlwind tour starting in January. The DMMO’s artistic director, Michael Egel, outlines the Opera Iowa Troupe’s arts education goals as they perform at community centers, concert halls, gymnasiums and classrooms all across the state.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:48:31 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15514 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase November 3, 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-november-3-2012 <p>Join Iowa Public Radio’s <i>Iowa Arts Showcase</i> on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at 11 a.m. to explore several upcoming Iowa events. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:47:37 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15513 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase October 6, 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-october-6-2012 <p>Join Iowa Public Radio’s <i>Iowa Arts Showcase</i> on Saturday, October 6th at 11 a.m. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:45:55 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15512 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase September 1, 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-september-1-2012 <p>Paula Forest, Artistic Director of the <a href="http://www.amestownandgown.org/Home.aspx" target="_blank">Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association</a>, tells us what to expect during the 2012-2013 concert season, which features performances from world-class performers including pianist Ann Schein, violinist Rachel Barton Pine and concertmaster of the Des Moines Symphony, Jonathan Sturm. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:44:38 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15511 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase August 11, 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-august-11-2012 <p>American director and choreographer Pat Birch teams up with Shari Roads, Music Director of <a href="http://wobroadway.com/" target="_blank">Way Off Broadway</a>, to highlight their upcoming production of <a href="http://www.fairfieldacc.com/events/orphan-train-2012-08-03.html" target="_blank"><i>The Orphan Train</i></a>, a new musical taking place at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:43:52 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15510 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase July 7, 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-july-7-2012 <p>This month Jacqueline speaks with Michael Egel, Artistic Director of Des Moines Metro Opera, about the 40th anniversary season of the company.&nbsp; She will preview this month's Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival with impresario Hunter Capoccioni.&nbsp; Educator and musician Bill Shepherd discusses the band movement in Iowa, and, Maestro Joseph Giunta previews the 75th anniversary season of the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:43:11 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 15509 at http://iowapublicradio.org