ISO

UIS' Yona Stamatis talks with ISO Music Director & Conductor Ken Lam and guest pianist Sandra Wright Shen about this weekend's "Love Notes" concert, featuring music by Tchaikovsy, Rachmaninoff, and Richard Strauss.

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Yona Stamatis talks with ISO Conductor and Music Director Ken Lam about this weekend's "Magnificent Mozart" concert, featuring Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, Jennifer Higdon’s To The Point, and Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks, inspired by Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos.

Friday, January 24, 7:30 PM, at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield.
Saturday, January 25, 7:30 PM, at the Second Presbyterian Church in Bloomington.

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Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Yona Stamatis talks with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor and Music Director Ken Lamb and the ISO’s Marketing Director Beth Wakefield about this year’s Holiday Pops in the Heartland Concert, featuring a host of community performing arts organizations.  Several holiday-themed musical pieces are planned, including bass baritone Robert Cantrell performing a work based on the book Polar Express.

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A preview of this weekend’s performance by the Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra – “Amazing Alleluias” – featuring soprano Awet Andemicael and the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Corelli, and Haydn.  UIS’ Yona Stamatis talks with Conductor and Music Director Ken Lam.

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Yona Stamatis talks with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra's Conductor and Music Director Ken Lam and guest pianist Sandra Wright Shen about this weekend's "Incredibly Inspiring" concert at Sangamon Auditorium.  The concert will feature Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, Bruckner’s Second Symphony, and a world-premiere by Illinois composer Carl Schimmel.

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A preview of Friday night's Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra "French Connections" concert at First Presbyterian Church in Springfield with guest violinist Clayton Penrose-Whitmore.  Yona Stamatis talked with Clayton and ISO Music Director and Conductor Ken Lam about the music to be featured - Haydn’s Queen Symphony, Chevalier de Saint-George's Violin Concerto, and Milhaud’s "The Creation of the World".

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Yona Stamatis talks with Illinois Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor Ken Lam and guest piano soloist Alon Goldstein about Friday night's (November 9th) ISO concert, featuring Britten's "Simple Symphony", Tchaikovsky's "Serenade for Strings" and Shostakovich's "First Piano Concerto".

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UIS' Yona Stamatis talks with Illinois Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor Ken Lam about this weekend's concert - a Bicentennial Celebration featuring Joan Tower's adventurous First Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, Copland's masterful Lincoln Portrait, and the resouding "Ode to Joy" of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

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