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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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Margaret Marco & Robert Stephenson, oboes

KU Associate Prof. of Oboe Margaret Marco and Robert Stephenson, principal Oboe for the Utah Symphony Orchestra stopped in to KPR's studios to perform the Boismortier Sonata No. 1 for two oboes, as a preview to Saturday's KU Double Reed Festival. Click Listen to hear this performance.Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Lawrence Figg: Kodaly

Kansas City Symphony's Lawrence Figg came to KPR's studios with his cello and performed the amazing Kodaly Sonata for Solo Cello. Click "Listen" to hear this remarkable performance. Engineer(s): Chubby Smith & Jason Slote

Steven Elisha, cello

Cellist Stephen Elisha gave a live preview of his concert scheduled for Sunday, 10/9 as part of the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library Music Series. In addition to music from the Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 1, Steven gave us a taste of his new compostion, "Solomon Valley Sketches." Click to listen to this exclusive KPR performance. Engineer(s): Chubby Smith

Ivan Zenaty, violin

Ivan Zenaty will be performing with the Topeka Symphony Orchestra October 1. He stopped in to KPR's Live Performance Studio and wowed our audience with Bach's Chaconne in d-minor.   http://www.ivanzenaty.com Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Kavafian Schub Shifrin Trio

The renowned Kavafian Schub Shifrin Trio stopped by KPR the morning before their concert at Swarthout Recital Hall on the KU Campus (performance date 9/26/11). They treated KPR's audience to the music of Mozart, Stravinsky, and a William Bolcom arrangement of Scott Joplin's Music. More about the Kavafian Schub Shifrin TrioThe artist(s): Ani Kavafian, viola/violin; Andre-Michel Schub, piano; David Shifrin, clarinetEngineer(s): Jason Slote

KU Saxophone Quartet

One of KU's Sax Quartets came to KPR's Live Performance Studio to give a preview performance of Friday night's Collage Concert at the Lied Center, showcasing the talents of the KU School of Music. Click Listen to hear a performance of a Largo by Tartini and Piazolla's "La Muerte del Angel". Sax quartet: Carl Spaeth, Keri Wing, Anna Scott and Andrew Adams.Engineer(s): Jason Slote

KU Faculty Virtuosi Trio

KU School of Music Faculty members Robert Walzel (Dean of the School of music) - clarinet, Peter Chun - viola, and Richard Reber - piano, stopped in to the KPR Live Performance Studio with Mark Edwards to perform the final movement of Mozart's Kegelstatt Piano Trio....the complete work will be performed as part of the Faculty Virtuosi Series Sunday night, September 18 at 7:30 at Swarthout Recital Hall.Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Steven Spooner, piano

As part of KU's Liszt Celebration, Steven Spooner came to KPR's Live performance studio to preview some of the material he'll perform at a recital at the Lied Center on Tuesday, September 13th at 7:30 PM.Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Songs of Pioneer Women

In anticipation of the Songs of Pioneer Women at Grace Cathedral in Topeka Friday, September 2nd, Singers Sharon O'Connell Campbell, Sylvia Stoner, Sarah Tannehill and pianist Ellen Bottorff stopped by the KPR studios for a preview performance. Mark Edwards also speaks with Forrest Pierce, composer of "Cassie Leaves Nebraska."Engineer(s): Chubby Smith

Bach Aria Soloists: A Night of Tango

The Bach Aria Soloists are joined by two legendary tango masters from South America for this concert recorded at the Lawrence Arts Center. Hector del Curto from Argentina, known as one of the world's leading bandoneonists, and jazz/tango pianist Gustavo Casenave from Uruguay, join Elizabeth Suh Lane, violin; Beau Bledsoe, guitar; and Jeff Harshbarger, double bass for this program of mostly tangos by Astor Piazzolla.Engineer(s): Jason Slote, Chubias Smith


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