University Concert

Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 8 p.m. on FM Classical

 

University Concert showcases the best our state has to offer with performances by student ensembles, faculty and visiting artists. Each week, the future stars of the concert stage and their talented instructors reveal the wealth of artistry and ability that can be found on the campuses of our colleges and universities in live performances recorded in concert halls around our state.

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University Concert
3:35 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

This Week on University Concert

Photo courtesy of the Ames Piano Quartet

This week and next week on University Concert, we'll be airing a concert by the Ames Piano Quartet, recorded live in April of 2012.  It was the quartet's last performance under that name (they are now called the Amara Piano Quartet, and the last time they performed with their previous lineup: violinist Mahlon Darlington, violist Jonathan Sturm, cellist George Work, and pianist William David.  This week, we'll hear music by Brahms, Bridge, Dvorak, and more.

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University Concert
4:13 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

This Week on University Concert

This week on University Concert, we'll hear selections from three 2010 concerts by the University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra, a graduate student ensemble directed by Dr. William LaRue Jones.  They'll be playing music by Schumann, Shostakovich, and Wagner.

University Concert is our weekly spotlight on live music taking place on college and university campuses across the state.  It can be heard Saturday mornings at 7:00 a.m. and Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m.

University Concert
12:00 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

University Concert March 16 and 17, 2013

Pianist Rika Uchida, with soprano Leanne Freeman-Miller, recorded on the Drake University campus on March 23, 2011.

University Concert
12:00 pm
Sun March 10, 2013

University Concert March 9 and 10, 2013

A recital by pianist Nicholas Roth, recorded in November 2012.

University Concert
12:00 pm
Sun March 3, 2013

University Concert March 2 and 3, 2013

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo, recorded on April 27, 2012.

University Concert
12:00 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

University Concert February 23 and 24, 2013

The Drake Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Akira Mori, with trombone soloist Grady McGrannahan, recorded on October 9, 2012.

University Concert
11:27 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert February 16 and 17, 2013

An all-Beethoven concert by UNI professor and pianist Dmitri Vorobiev, recorded on December 3, 2012.

University Concert
11:26 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert February 9 and 10, 2013

A faculty recital by Drake pianist Rika Uchida, with guest Mio Aoike, also on piano, recorded September 9, 2012.

University Concert
11:25 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert February 2 and 3, 2013

The ISU Symphony Orchestra's "Concert of Soloists", recorded on March 24, 2012.

University Concert
11:24 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert January 26 and 27, 2013

Music by Prokofiev, Dohnanyi, and Ron Ford, from the 2011 Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival.

University Concert
11:23 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert January 19 and 20, 2013

The Drake Choir and Chamber Choir, conducted by Aimee Beckmann-Collier, recorded in concert on March 13, 2012.

University Concert
11:22 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert January 12 and 13, 2013

A faculty recital from Drake professor and flute player Leslie Marrs, recorded on October 21, 2012.

University Concert
11:21 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert January 5 and 6, 2013

Musicians from Marlboro, in an Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association concert, recorded on the ISU campus on April 19, 2012, plus music from an April 2010 concert by the Ames Piano Quartet.

University Concert
11:21 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert December 29 and 30, 2012

Musicians from Marlboro, in an Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association concert, recorded on the ISU campus on April 19, 2012.

University Concert
11:20 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert December 22 and 23, 2012

The Iowa State University Music Department presents its 56th annual Holiday Festival Concert. Over 300 students participate in this program of seasonal music, featuring Iowa State Singers, Iowa Statesmen, Cantamus, and Lyrica.

University Concert
11:19 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert December 15 and 16, 2012

The Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Jacob Harrison, performs Tchaikovsky's Nutracker Suite. Tchaikovsky premiered his concert suite in 1892, using eight selections from the original Nutcracker Ballet. The suite was an instant success, and has since become a popular holiday favorite.

(Concert recorded December 2, 2011)

University Concert
11:18 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert December 8 and 9, 2012

A faculty recital from trumpeter Randy Grabowski of UNI, recorded on January 24, 2012.

University Concert
11:17 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert December 2, 2012

The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under William LaRue Jones, performs Tchaikovsky's "Pathetique",  recorded live on  March 28, 2012.

University Concert
11:15 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert November 24 and 25, 2012

The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under William LaRue Jones, performs Gompper, Bristow, and Dukelsky, recorded live on February 29 and March 28, 2012.

University Concert
11:14 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert November 10 and 11, 2012

The Drake Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Akira Mori, with trombone soloist Grady McGrannahan, recorded on October 9, 2012.

University Concert
11:13 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert November 3 and 4, 2012

A faculty recital by Drake pianist Rika Uchida, with guest Mio Aoike, also on piano, recorded September 9, 2012.

University Concert
11:12 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert October 27 and 28, 2012

The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra and Combined Choirs of UNI, recorded live on April 25, 2012, performing Mozart's Requiem.

University Concert
11:11 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert October 20 and 21, 2012

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo, in a concert recorded on March 25, 2011.

University Concert
11:10 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert October 13 and 14, 2012

The ISU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jacob Harrison, performs Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, in a performance recorded on April 28, 2011.

University Concert
11:10 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert October 6 and 7, 2012

A recital by Drake University professor James Romain, saxophone; with Nicholas Roth, piano; Clarence Padilla, clarinet; and Kariann Voigts, bass clarinet, recorded live on November 18, 2010.

University Concert
11:09 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert September 29 and 30, 2012

The Iowa State Singers, directed by Dr. James Rodde, recorded in concert on March 4, 2012.

University Concert
11:08 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert September 22 and 23, 2012

Musicians from Marlboro, in an Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association concert, recorded on the ISU campus on April 19, 2012, plus music from an April 2010 concert by the Ames Piano Quartet.

University Concert
11:07 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert September 15 and 16, 2012

Musicians from Marlboro, in an Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association concert, recorded on the ISU campus on April 19, 2012.

University Concert
11:05 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert September 8 and 9, 2012

A faculty recital by cellist Ashley Sandor Sidon of Drake University, recorded on April 18, 2011.

University Concert
10:42 am
Thu February 21, 2013

University Concert September 1 and 2, 2012

A Drake University faculty recital by bass Edward Corpus, with pianist Nicholas Roth, recorded on October 23, 2011.

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