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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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Highlights from Mendelssohn's Elijah

4 performances from Mendelssohn's "Elijah"...being performed at the Lied Center with the KU Symphony, Choir and soloists Tuesday, March 29th.The artist(s): Featured performers on KPR: Kelly Smith, soprano; Robert McNichols, bass; Kristee Haney, alto; Charles Martinez, tenor; Dr. Paul Tucker, piano.Engineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith

Julia Bruxholm, soprano & Russell Miller, piano

Julia and Russell stopped in to the KPR Live studios to give us a musical preview of their recital on 3/13/11, 7:30 PM at Swarthout Recital Hall on the KU Campus. 4 songs ranging from Gershwin to Cole Porter are on this program.Engineer(s): Chubby Smith; Jason Slote

Eric Stomberg, bassoon

Fresh from a recital on-campus, Associate Professor of Bassoon, Eric Stomberg came to share a couple of solo bassoon waltzes with the KPR audience!Engineer(s): Chubby Smith

Chaeyoung Park and Crystal Lam, pianists

Listen to these two young pianists perform live on KPR in advance of their performances at the National Piano Finals in Milwaukee at the end of March. Engineer(s): Chubby Smith & Jason Slote    

Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

Live performance promoting the Kansas Silent Film festival.Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra's WebsiteThe artist(s): Rodney Sauer, pianoBritt Swenson, violinBrian Collins, clarinetDawn Kramer, trumpetDavid Short, cello Engineer(s): Jason Slote, Chubby Smith

New York Polyphony

The vocal group New York Polyphony performs "early music with an edge" in the KPR studios. Includes Andrew Smith's "Veni Redepmptor Gentium" and "Ave Maris Stella", lieder by Franz Schubert and songs for the holiday season.New York Polyphony websiteThe artist(s): New York Polyphony is establishing itself as one of the finest classical vocal ensembles of a new generation. With “beautifully blended voices of individual distinction” (The Independent), the four men deliver dynamic performances in a wide range of styles. From simple plainchant to complex modern works, the NYP sound is strong, unified and polished. Their debut CD I Sing the Birth was released on Avie Records in 2007. Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Bach Aria Soloists

bach, soloists, violin, aria, guitar, arranged, performers, preludes, bachianas, lobos, include, villa, brasileiras, suh, bickers, harpsichord, beau, bledsoe, elisa, soprano

Steven Spooner

Pianist Steven Spooner celebrates Chopin's 200th birthday in our Live Performance Studio.Steven Spooner's WebsiteThe artist(s): Steven Spooner, pinaoEngineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith

Haochen Zhang

Van Cliburn piano competition Gold Medalist Haochen Zhang plays selections from his Lied Center recital program and talks about what it takes to win the Gold at the Van Cliburn competition.Haochen on the Van Cliburn WebsiteThe artist(s): Haochen Zhang, pianoEngineer(s): Jason Slote

Carl Maria von Weber Guitar Orchestra

Andreas von Zoest directs this talented young group of guitarists from Eutin, Germany, Lawrence's Sister City.Engineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith


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