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11:25 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Amara Piano Quartet live concert broadcast

Photo courtesy of Joanne Rile Artists Management

Join  hosts Jacqueline Halbloom and Curt Snook as IPR Classical comes to you live from Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in Ames with a performance by the Amara Piano Quartet on Sunday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m.  This program is part of our Performance Iowa series.

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Symphonies of Iowa
8:50 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Symphonies of Iowa for March 24 and 25, 2013

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist: Jon Nakamatsu

Internationally-renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu joins the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra for performances of Liszt’s first and second piano concertos. Nakamatsu, a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition gold medalist, has performed at the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, the Beijing International Piano Festival and with jazz pianist David Benoit at the prestigious Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA. This program under Maestro Joseph Giunta opens with music from Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera, Hansel and Gretel.

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Symphonies of Iowa
12:00 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

Symphonies of Iowa March 17 and 18, 2013

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, led by music director Jason Weinberger, joins forces with the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival to bring audiences an eclectic array of American chamber music. Opening the concert is Walter Piston’s Divertimento, written for nine instruments and commissioned by the International Society for Contemporary Music in 1946. John Harbison’s North and South is a cycle of six settings of poems by Elizabeth Bishop, scored for mezzo-soprano, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, cello and bass.

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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.

Symphonies of Iowa
12:00 pm
Sun March 10, 2013

Symphonies of Iowa March 10 and 11, 2013

Orchestra Iowa triumphantly returns to the newly refurbished Paramount Theatre following the devastating flood of 2008. In this concert, Orchestra Iowa presents the orchestral suite from the romantically poignant opera, Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss. Der Rosenkavalier was an instant success following its Dresden premiere in January of 1911. The orchestra continues with Gunther Schuller’s most popular work, Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee.

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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.

Symphonies of Iowa
12:00 pm
Sun March 3, 2013

Symphonies of Iowa March 3 and 4, 2013

The Des Moines Symphony, led by Maestro Joseph Giunta, performs Paul Dukas’ programmatic scherzo, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, based on a ballad by the German poet Goethe. Guest artist Benny Kim joins the orchestra for a performance of Bruch’s Violin Concerto. The concert closes with Berlioz’s monumental and programmatic  Symphonie Fantastique.

(Concert recorded Oct. 27 and 28, 2012)

Iowa Arts Showcase
12:00 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Iowa Arts Showcase March 2, 2013

This month, Iowa Public Radio’s Iowa Arts Showcase includes Trio 826 who will be performing in the Castle Room at Wartburg College on March 10, 2013.  This magnificent trio is comprised of three good friends Julia Bullard, Susanna Klein, and Hannah Holman who all wanted to explore new and old classical music.

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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.

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