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Special Arts Coverage: Illinois Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts

Alastair Willis
Alastair Willis

Join UIS Ethnomusicology Professor Yona Stamatis Wednesdays, 8-10 PM streaming here and broadcast on  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS to listen to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Alastair Willis recorded live in concert last season.
9/14 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “Beethoven Meets the Silk Road” - Featuring: tabla virtuoso Sandeep Das in the North American premiere of the "Concerto for Tabla and Orchestra" by Dinuk Wijeratne; "Ascending Bird" by Colin Jacobsen and the "Eroica Symphony" by Ludwig van Beethoven.

9/21 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “No Strings Attached” - Featuring music for winds by Strauss, Stravinsky, Weill, Gabrieli and Dukas. Also on the program, a selection of wind music from around the world including "El Choclo" by Astor Piazzolla and "Irish Spring" by the Irish All Stars.

9/28 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “Love Notes” - In the mood for love? Tchaikovsky's Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture; Bizet's Carmen Suites; Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2.
Featuring Guest Conductor Daniel Hege.

10/5 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “Mostly Mozart” - Featuring: Mozart, Overture to Don Giovanni; Mozart, Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"; Yanov-Yanovsky "Musica Nostalgica" (world premiere). 

10/12 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “Fiery Fiddlin’”

10/26 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “Monster Mash Halloween Concert”

11/9 (Wednesday) 8pm-10pm:  ISO “Lincoln Train”

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