University Concert

Classical
7:11 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Ames Town & Gown Brings on the Great

David Finckel and Wu Han, the husband and wife team who were among the recent highlights at Ames Town & Gown.
Credit http://www.davidfinckelandwuhan.com/

Iowa's orchestras, choirs, bands, & operas are awesome, but let's not forget our chamber music! Tune in 7AM Saturday or 8PM Sunday to hear two recent highlight from the Ames Town & Gown Chamber Music Association, now in its 65th season.

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Classical
6:09 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Trio Settecento Italian Baroque in Ames

Trio Settecento
Credit triosettecento.com

Join us Saturday at 7AM or Sunday at 6PM to hear selections from the Ames concert by one of today's leading Baroque ensembles, Trio Settecento. Violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine, cellist/ gambist John Mark Rozendaal, and harpsichordist David Schrader perform music of the Italian Baroque as guests of Ames Town and Gown. The broadcast is part of our University Concert series.

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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.

Classical
8:12 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Prokofiev & Shostakovich with Nosikova, Jones

William LaRue Jones, Professor and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Iowa
Credit University of Iowa

Tune in Saturday at 7AM or Sunday at 6PM to hear two irresistible works from 20th-Century Russia performed by the U of Iowa Symphony led by William LaRue Jones.

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Classical
2:34 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

ISU Mendelssohn (&"Godzilla Eats Las Vegas")

American composer Eric Whitacre
Credit Christoph Müller-Girod from flickr.com

Tune in Saturday at 7AM or Sunday at 6PM to hear the ISU Wind Ensemble led by Michael Golemo playing Mendelssohn's Overture for Winds and three modern works for the ensemble - including Eric Whitacre's riotous "Godzilla Eats Las Vegas." Written when Whitacre  was an undergrad at Juilliard, it has become a modern classic.  Says Whitacre, "The idea that this piece is being played all over the world in serious concert venues is the single funniest thing I have ever heard.

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Classical
11:39 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Trio 826 (and Lecuona) on IPR

Left to right: pianist Rene Lecuona and the members of Trio 826: Hannah Holman, Susanna Klein, and Julia Bullard.
Credit juliabullard.com

Tune in Saturday at 7 AM or Sunday at 6 PM to hear a new Iowa-centered chamber group, Trio 826,  recorded in concert. The Trio - violist Julia Bullard of UNI, cellist Hannah Holman, formerly of the Maia Quartet, and violinist Susanna Klein - are joined by pianist Rene Lecuona of the University of  Iowa. On the program are string trios by Borodin (transcribed by Dr. Bullard) and Kodaly, a work by Robert Washut, and Faure's Piano Quartet no. 1. The broadcast is part of our University Concert series.

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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.

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