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February 2014


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Live from Jacobs: The Tale of Lady Thị Kính Saturday, February 15, 8 p.m.

Live from Jacobs February 2014 Vol. 62, No­­­­­­. 2

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The latest installments of our Live from Jacobs series present a master of the French art song and the first live opera partnership by the Jacobs School of Music and WFIU. On Saturday, February 15, at 8 p.m. we present a live performance of the first opera set in the Vietnamese culture: The Tale of Lady Thị Kính, by Jacobs School faculty composer P. Q. Phan. According to Phan, “The opera depicts the transcendental journey of a woman who becomes a Buddha. The music becomes more substantial as she moves through each step in her journey, uplifting the audience.” The production has stage direction by Vincent Liotta, costumes by Linda Pisano, set design by Erhard Rom, and music direction by David Effron. Tune in on Wednesday, February 19, at 8 p.m. for a live recital from Auer Hall by world-renowned French baritone François Le Roux performing songs by Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, and Poulenc. Le Roux will be accompanied by IU faculty member Jean-Louis Haguenauer, who has recorded Debussy’s complete works for piano. The concert is part of Haguenauer’s multi-year project funded by an IU New Frontiers Grant. Le Roux is one of the five singers on Haguenauer’s recording of the complete vocal music of Debussy, which is slated for release this year.

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Ask the Mayor hits the road

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Ask the Mayor, WFIU’s interview program with mayors of communities in our listening area, has a new format. Formerly a half-hour call-in program originating from the WFIU studios, the new Ask the Mayor segments will now feature conversations with the mayors recorded right in their communities. Reporters from the WFIU/WTIU News Bureau will visit the mayors on a regular schedule—starting with Greencastle the first week of the month, followed by weekly visits to Terre Haute, Bloomington, and Kokomo. The Ask the Mayor segments will run on Wednesdays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. The segments will also air on WTIU’s weekly news program Indiana Newsdesk, which covers the economy, politics, education, and the environment. The half-hour program airs Fridays at 6 p.m. One thing about Ask the Mayor that hasn’t changed: It’s still a great opportunity to have your mayor’s ear about issues that concern you. Submit your questions to New segments of Ask the Mayor can be viewed at

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WFIU’s featured artist for the month of February is jazz trombonist Wayne Wallace, professor of practice at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Wallace directs the Latin Jazz Ensemble and teaches courses in jazz trombone and jazz history. One of the most respected exponents of African American-Latin music in the world today, Wallace is a six-time Grammy nominee who was placed in both the trombone and producer categories of the DownBeat Critics Poll. Born and raised in San Francisco, Wallace credits the diverse soundscape of the Bay Area with shaping his career. In addition to performance studies at San Francisco State University, he studied privately with Julian Priester, Bobby Hutcherson, and Will Sudmeier and has also travelled to Cuba, New York City, and Puerto Rico to study Afro-Latin music and jazz. Over the past four decades, Wallace has performed and recorded with numerous acclaimed artists, including The Count Basie Orchestra, Ray Charles, Lena Horne, Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Tito Puente, Sonny

Rollins, The Temptations, James Taylor, The Asian American Jazz Orchestra, Dionne Warwick, Irakere, and Stevie Wonder. An accomplished composer and arranger for both film and television, Wallace has received grants from the Creative Work Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lila Wallace Foundation, the Zellerbach Foundation, and the San Francisco Arts Commission. In 1993, he won the Bay Area Theater Critics Award for best original score in a drama for the musical Pecong. Wallace also co-composed and arranged the soundtrack to Speaking in Tongues, a documentary about bilingual education that has been broadcast nationwide on PBS. As the head of Patois Records, Wallace has fostered a label dedicated to the promotion and support of improvisational music. Under Wallace’s leadership, the label has released more than 13 discs, including recordings by the Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet, Marc and Paul van Wageningen, and vocalists Trelawny Rose and Kristina. Since 1983, Wallace has conducted lectures, workshops, and clinics in the Americas and Europe and is a member of the Advisory Committees of the San Jose Jazz

Featured Contemporary Composer WFIU’s featured contemporary composer for February is American composer George Theophilus Walker. Internationally celebrated as a composer and pianist, George Walker (b. 1922) studied piano at the Oberlin College Conservatory with David Moyer and organ with Arthur Poister. He went on to study with Rudolf Serkin at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he graduated with Artist Diplomas in piano and composition in 1945. That same year, Walker made his debut in New York’s Town Hall, becoming the first black instrumentalist to perform in that venue. In 1950, Walker was signed by National Concert Artists and took part in a tour of seven European countries. He later became the first black recipient of a doctoral degree from the Eastman School of Music in 1956 and had additional studies with Nadia Boulanger at the American Conservatory, Fontainebleau after receiving both a Fulbright Fellowship and a John Hay Whitney Fellowship in 1957.

George Theophilus Walker

A distinguished teacher, Walker has held positions at Dillard University in New Orleans, the New School of Social Research, Smith College, the University of Colorado, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, the University of Delaware, and Rutgers University (1969– 92), where he was chairman of the Music Department. Walker’s style reflects the influences of Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Debussy, and Ravel and is characterized by neo-classical forms along with aspects of serialism. His compositional output includes over 90 works for orchestra, chamber orchestra,

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David Belove

Artist of the Month

Wayne Wallace

Society and the Stanford Jazz Workshop. He has held teaching positions at San Jose State University, Stanford University, and the Jazzschool in Berkeley. Wallace has also taught workshops in Germany and at the National School of the Arts in Havana, Cuba. WFIU will feature performances by Wayne Wallace in our jazz music programming throughout the month of February. piano, strings, voice, organ, clarinet, guitar, brass, woodwinds, and chorus. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 for his work Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra, Walker became the first African American man so honored. His works have been commissioned and performed by major orchestras and ensembles worldwide, including the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In April 2000, Walker was inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Library of Congress. He served as the composer-in-residence for the Ritz Chamber Players during their 2008– 2009 concert season, and was honored by the Newark School of the Arts in 2011. Additional awards include Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and MacDowell fellowships, a Fromm Foundation commission, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, and two Alumni Awards from the Eastman School of Music. WFIU will feature music of George Theophilus Walker in our classical music programming throughout the month of February. February 2014 / Directions in Sound / Page 3

Featured Classical Recordings Selections from each week’s featured recording can be heard throughout WFIU’s local classical music programming. A weekly podcast of our featured classical recordings is available through our website,, under the “podcasts” link. February 3–9 Between Worlds (Deutsche Grammophon 0289 479 1069 5) Avi Avital, mandolin The mandolin is usually associated with Bluegrass music or moonlight serenades on Venetian canals—not with the classical repertoire. That hasn’t stopped Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital, who is building a fresh legacy for the mandolin through virtuosic performance and the commission of new works in a range of genres. In his hands, the instrument dances through Dvořák and Bartók and travels from Baroque fantasies to Yiddish melodies and Romanian folk dances as if all this were the most natural thing in the world. February 10–16 Telemann: Double Concerti for Winds & Strings (Bridge 9421) Rebel Jörg-Michael Schwarz, director When Georg Philipp Telemann began writing concertos, he already had a solid foundation as a skillful violinist, and among the concertos recorded here are the two double violin concertos in G major. No less a musician than J.S. Bach, then Kapellmeister in Weimar, made a copy of one of them. The Concerto for Violin and Trumpet is the most Italianate of the concertos presented here, and the Concerto in e minor for Recorder and Traverso is one of Telemann’s best known concertos.

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February 17–23 25x25: 25 Premieres for 25 Years (Soundbrush Records 1027) The New York Virtuoso Singers Harold Rosenbaum, director

Jazz Notes

The New York Virtuoso Singers is a twelve- to sixteen-member professional choral ensemble dedicated to presenting seldom-heard works by past and contemporary masters, with a special emphasis on supporting American composers. The ensemble celebrates their 25th season with this recording of works by 25 contemporary composers commissioned for this milestone. February 24–March 2 Bach Concertos (Decca B0019301-02) Janine Jansen, violin Janine Jansen releases a brand new Bach recording, joined by a hand-picked group of exceptional musicians. Recording the popular E major and A minor concertos alongside the Violin and Oboe Concerto in C minor and two violin sonatas for the first time, Jansen and her ensemble explore these well-known works with a spirit of complete freshness. In the Double Concerto she is joined by two-time ECHO Award-winning oboist Ramón Ortega Quero. Jansen’s ensemble accompaniment on the recording includes her brother, cellist Maarten Jansen, and her father, harpsichordist Jan Jansen.

Tadd Dameron in New York between 1946 and 1948

Come one, come all to the annual Just You and Me Valentine’s Day dedication party! On Friday, February 14, founding host Joe Bourne will spin your requests for loved ones. Simply drop him a line a few days in advance at, or call him during the Friday, February 7 edition of the program at 812-855-2087. You can also contact host David Brent Johnson with your requests at johnsond@indiana. edu. Any requests that Joe is unable to accommodate will be played by David on the Thursday, February 13 and Monday, February 17 shows. Later on Valentine’s Night, tune in to Afterglow at 8 p.m. for “Dedicated To You,” a program of songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love, and Night Lights at 10 p.m. with “Dearly Beloved: Husband-and-Wife Teams in Jazz.” Standards by Starlight host Dick Bishop will be sure to pay tribute to the romantic holiday as well at 9 p.m. February is Black History Month, and Night Lights will take note with “Suite History: Jazz Composers and the AfricanAmerican Odyssey” on February 7 at 10 p.m. On February 21 and 28 the program honors two unsung black jazz artists, piano-composers Tadd Dameron and Duke Pearson. Just You and Me will also celebrate the month by featuring recordings of drummer and bebop innovator Kenny Clarke, whose centennial was recently observed. And on Friday, January 31 and Friday, February 7, it’s “The Beatles in America: 1964,” looking back 50 years to the eruption of Beatlemania in the United States.

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February 16 – Byron Pitts


Sundays at 11 a.m.

Sundays at 7 p.m. February 2 – David Ward-Steinman

In each hour of Radiolab, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich follow a big idea. They argue, imagine, and discover the hidden connections that make the idea so powerful. February 2 Desperately Seeking Symmetry

Composer David Ward-Steinman is an adjunct professor of music at the IU Jacobs School of Music. His compositions reflect popular and jazz music, electronic music, and music from other cultures. His works have been performed in all the major cities of the U.S. and on every continent except Africa and Antarctica, by such ensembles as the Japan Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, and Seattle Symphony. Ward-Steinman’s music has been recorded on a number of labels including Harmonia Mundi. His teachers have included Darius Milhaud, Milton Babbitt, Aaron Copland, and Nadia Boulanger. Annie Corrigan hosts. (repeat)

Byron Pitts is chief national correspondent for CBS News and a contributing correspondent for 60 Minutes. He covered the Iraq War as an embedded reporter and was lead correspondent at Ground Zero immediately following the September 11th attacks. Other stories he covered include the war in Afghanistan, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and the refugee crisis in Kosovo. Raised by a single mother in a working class neighborhood in Baltimore, Pitts was illiterate until the age of twelve and had a persistent stutter—a story he tells in his memoir Step Out on Nothing: How Family and Faith Helped Me Conquer Life’s Challenges. Owen Johnson hosts. (repeat) February 23 – Glenn Close, Pamela Harrington, and Bernice Pescosolido

February 9 – Ross Gay

This hour, a search for order and balance in the world around us. We ask how symmetry shapes our very existence—from the origins of the universe, to what we see when we look in the mirror. Along the way we look for love in ancient Greece, head to modern-day Princeton to peer inside our brains, and turn up an unlikely headline from the Oval Office circa 1979. February 9 Fate and Fortune What decides the trajectory of our lives, our successes or failures, our steps and stumbles? Do we achieve through force of will, or does fate have us by throat? This hour, Radiolab explores the tug of war between destiny and self-determination— from a kid reaching for a marshmallow to hints of dementia in the words of a 20-year-old. February 16 Sperm

Ross Gay is the author of two collections of poetry, Against Which and Bringing the Shovel Down. His poems have appeared in literary journals and magazines including American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, and Atlanta Review, and in anthologies including From the Fishouse. His honors include being a Cave Canem Workshop fellow and a Bread Loaf Writers Conference Tuition Scholar, and in 2013 he was granted a Guggenheim Fellowship. Gay is an associate director of creative writing in the Department of English at IU Bloomington and teaches in the lowresidency MFA in poetry program at Drew University. John Bailey hosts.

Glenn Close is a stage, film, and television actress who has received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for her performances in Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons, Albert Nobbs, and other films. She co-founded Bring Change 2 Mind, an organization that works to end stigmatization of people with mental illnesses, and she recently spoke at IU Bloomington as part of the 2013 Themester. Bernice Pescosolido is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and Director of the Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research who studies social issues in health, illness, and healing. Pamela Harrington is executive director of Bring Change 2 Mind. Gena Asher hosts.

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Peering through his microscope at the seeds of human life, the discoverer of sperm thought he was seeing the smallest incarnation of a human soul. If that was the case, why so many wasted souls? We turn to the animal kingdom to answer that question, which launches a tour of flying pig sperm, promiscuous whippoorwills, and sperm battles in ducks. February 23 Dead Reckoning From a duel with the world’s deadliest disease to a surprising peek into the way doctors think about death, in this hour Radiolab reckons with the grim reaper. And in the end, we confront the question at the heart of it all—when the time comes to finally leave, how do we want to go?

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The Radio Reader with Dick Estell

Commmunity Events Indiana State University College of Arts and Sciences Great American Songbook Tuesday, February 4, 7:30 p.m. University Hall Theater, Terre Haute A celebration of great American songs, songwriters, and singers. ISU vocal students and faculty will solo and pair up in front of a jazz combo to deliver memorable melodies composed by Porter, Carmichael, Berlin, Gershwin, Kern, and others.

From the historic Allen Chapel AME Church, a conversation about how the church’s congregation might have served as an important link in the Underground Railroad. A reception in the church follows. Kokomo Community Concerts Yang and Olivia Liu Friday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. Kokomo High School Auditorium

IU Opera and Ballet Theater The Tale of Lady Thị Kính Beginning Friday, February 7, 8 p.m. Musical Arts Center Sycamore Row by John Grisham Begins mid-February A Time to Kill was John Grisham’s first and perhaps best-regarded novel. It is taught in schools and has been turned into a Broadway play. Now, nearly a quartercentury later, Grisham has written a sequel. Sycamore Row returns to that famous courthouse in Clanton as Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial—one that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history. Seth Hubbard has assets of 20 million dollars and is dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. The day before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten will that disinherits his children and gives 90 percent of his estate to his black caretaker, Lettie Lang. It is an act that drags his adult children and Jake into a conflict as riveting as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County’s most notorious citizens. The second will raises far more questions than it answers. Why did Hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to Lettie Lang? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly? And what does it all have to do with a piece of land once known as Sycamore Row? A New York Times #1 bestseller, Sycamore Row returns to the setting and the compelling characters that first established John Grisham as America’s favorite storyteller. Filled with intrigue, suspense, and plot twists, it is the story of the elusive search for justice in a small Southern town. Page 6 / Directions in Sound / February 2014

A young girl embarks on a journey of intrigue, lust, deceit, and compassion to the ultimate destination: nirvana. A world premiere by IU Jacobs School of Music faculty composer P.Q. Phan, based on an ancient Vietnamese folk tale. David Effron conducts the opera, sung in English with English supertitles. Friday and Saturday evenings performances for two weekends. Cardinal Stage Company The Whipping Man Beginning Friday, February 7, 7:30 p.m. Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center Auditorium A wounded Confederate soldier and two freed slaves remain inextricably linked by family secrets and a shared Jewish faith. Produced in association with the Jewish Theatre of Bloomington. Twelve evening performances and four weekend matinees through the 22nd. Kokomo Symphonic Society Sing for Connections Saturday, February 8, 7 p.m. Grace United Methodist Church, Kokomo The Kokomo Symphony Orchestra performs one of Haydn’s early works, the Symphony No. 22 (“The Philosopher”), then offers Mozart’s Requiem with vocal accompaniment by members of area church communities. Indiana State University Community Semester Series Crossroads on the Underground Railroad Thursday, February 13, 5 p.m. Allen Chapel, Terre Haute

Yang and Oliva Liu

Kokomo’s fine arts series of touring performances continues with a husband and wife violin and piano duo, delivering a program of classical and traditional Chinese music. Indiana State University Community Semester Series A Conversation with Mayor Duke Bennett Thursday, February 27, 3:30 p.m. Federal Hall, Terre Haute You hear Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett on WFIU’s Ask the Mayor news feature. Now you can see him in a public question-and-answer forum hosted by Professor Matthew Bergbower and students from ISU’s Department of Political Science. IU Opera and Ballet Theater H.M.S. Pinafore Beginning Friday, February 28, 8 p.m. Musical Arts Center Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic lampoon of snobbery, intolerance, inept leadership, and more, set aboard a first-class cruise for all classes—at economy prices. Constantine Kitsopoulos conducts the opera, sung in English with English supertitles. Friday and Saturday evenings performances for two weekends.

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Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Drama Queen

Johan Reuter as Barak and Christine Goerke as the Dyer’s Wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten

Christine Goerke, returning to the Metropolitan Opera in Die Frau ohne Schatten, talks to the Met’s Philipp Brieler about taking on some of the most challenging dramatic soprano roles in the repetorire. The Dyer’s Wife in Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten is often mentioned together with roles like Elektra or Brünnhilde—both of which you’ve sung—as one of the pinnacles of the soprano repertoire. What makes her so challenging? Challenging is a very good way to put it! The writing of the vocal line is often angular and the range spans two and
a half octaves. I can’t help but giggle when I see an F below the staff written into the part. Not many soprano roles allow you to sing that low. Add to that the fact that the Dyer’s Wife is, to say the least, a difficult character to add dimension to. She’s not incredibly likable, and the fact that her husband is the nicest man in all of opera doesn’t help. What attracts you to the role—musically and dramatically? Really, everything. Strauss’s writing is so brilliant, it makes her transformation, her journey, so clear just by listening to the music. It gives the singer an opportunity (and dares us!) to do everything—vocal fireworks and an incredible legato line. You have an opportunity to sing with a giant orchestra, and then at the next moment he scales it back to nothing. As far as the character herself, the first time I saw the piece, I thought, “Wow, she’s really a witch!” When I finally took on the role, I knew that I had to find out why she is the way she is, what causes her to be so on edge and so awful. I think that she is terrified of having children because she will lose a chance at the life she thought she wanted. I think it’s a common thing that women go through when we have

children. I remember when I found that I was pregnant with my first child, I was so incredibly overjoyed, but I was also completely terrified. How would I live my life? We are very afraid of taking the initial step forward, but once we do, we see how much we have to gain, and how little to lose. The Empress is the opera’s title character, but Barak and his wife are really at the center of the story. How would you describe their relationship? Tense! Barak is such a good and patient man. He loves his wife and sees in her things that no one else can see. He sees the conflict and fear in her, he sees the goodness, he sees, or wants to see, a maternal instinct. It’s what we all hope for in a spouse. Even though the Dyer’s Wife lashes out at Barak rather relentlessly throughout the first two thirds of the opera, she does love him. Her fear drives her further
and further from him, until she finally realizes that she has everything she could possibly need or want right in front of her. I know a few couples like this! Hofmannsthal’s story is famously symbolic and can be hard to get into for a first-time audience. In two sentences—what is the opera about? If you take away all of the symbolism, you’ll find that it’s about love, sacrifice, strength, trials, loyalty, and fear. You sang a lot at the Met early in your career but recently we haven’t heard from you that much. How does it feel to be back? This house will always feel like “home”
to me. I am a native New Yorker—well, a native Long Islander—and it was the house where I saw some of my first operas. I sang quite a bit here when I was younger and my voice was still growing. All signs pointed to the dramatic repertoire, but that type of voice often takes time to “cook,” as it were. There’s an entire new repertoire to learn, gigantic sings, gigantic orchestrations. Sometimes it’s best not to do these roles for the first time in a house that seats four thousand Are there new roles you’re working on? I am going to be involved in a few Ring cycles as Wotan’s most headstrong girl in the next few seasons, the first being at Houston Grand Opera, with Maestro Patrick Summers.

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MemberCard Benefits For complete details, visit membercard. com/wfiu or call 800-662-3311. Benefits of the Month: Cardinal Stage Company (#212) 115 North College Avenue Bloomington 812-336-7110 Valid for two-for-one tickets purchased in February for The Whipping Man. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Cardinal Stage Box office (900 South Walnut Street, off East Dixie). Subject to availability; visit website for performance schedule. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum (#106) 4790 West 16th Street Indianapolis 317- 492-6784 Valid for two-for-one admission during February. Subject to availability; call or visit website for more information. Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra (#389) 210 North 7th Street Terre Haute 812-242-8476 Valid for two-for-one tickets purchased during February. Subject to availability; call or visit website for more information. New Health and Wellness Benefits: River Light Yoga (#346) 61 West Main Street Nashville 812-988-9642 Valid for two-for-one yoga class. Nirvana Medspa (#345) 3350 North 4th Street Terre Haute 812-460-4004 Valid for $10 off service purchase of $25 or more.

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5 A.M. 6 State and Local News :06 after the hour


8:51 a.m. : A Marketplace Morning Report

8 9 10

10:01 & 11:01 a.m. : BBC News

Classical Music with George Walker

10:58 a.m. : A Moment of Science

11 Noon

The Radio Reader Sycamore Row begins mid-February Fresh Air

Noon Edition

1 P.M. 2

2:01 & 3:01 p.m. : NPR News

Performance Today

3 4

Just You and Me with David Brent Johnson

4:58 p.m. : A Moment of Science

5 5:04 & 5:33 p.m. : State & Local News

6 7

Marketplace Classical Music

Fresh Air

8 9

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Ether Game

Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

Sounds Choral

Chamber Music Society from Lincoln Center



Standards by Starlight


Night Lights

10 11


Horizons in Music

The Record Shelf

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mid. 1 A.M.

Through the Night with Peter Van de Graaff

Jazz with Bob Parlocha

2 Schedule subject to change. See complete listing for details

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Sunday Saturday

5 A.M. 6

Classical Music 7

Living on Earth Earth Eats

News Programs


Local and State News Weekdays at 6:06 a.m., 7:06 a.m., 8:06 a.m., 12:04 p.m., 5:04 p.m., 5:33 p.m. Saturdays at 7:04 a.m., 8:34 a.m., 9:34 a.m.


Marketplace Morning Report Weekdays at 8:51 a.m.


Indiana Business News Weekdays at 8:59 a.m. (immediately following Marketplace)

This American Life 11

Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!


Says You!



With Heart and Voice

NPR News Weekdays at 12:01 a.m., 10:01 a.m., 11:01 a.m., 12:01 p.m., 2:01 p.m., 3:01 p.m., 7:01 p.m. Saturdays at 7:01 a.m., 11:01 a.m. Sundays at 12:01 p.m., 3:01 p.m., 4:01 p.m., 6:01 p.m.

Noon 1 P.M.

2/1: Madama Butterfly 2/8: Rusalka 2/15: Die Frau ohne Schatten 2/22: Der Rosenkavalier

The Score Travel with Rick Steves

Sound Medicine


Other Programs


A Moment of Science Weekdays at 10:58 a.m. and 4:56 p.m.


Community Minute Weekdays at 8:50 a.m., 11:59 a.m., 3:27 p.m.


Composers Datebook Mondays through Wednesdays at 3:25 p.m.


Focus on Flowers Thursdays and Fridays at 3:25 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 6:57 a.m.


Moment of Indiana History Mondays at 11:24 a.m. Fridays at 11:00 p.m.

Profiles The Folk Sampler The Thistle and Shamrock

The New York Philharmonic This Week

Afropop Worldwide Beale Street Caravan Jazz with Bob Parlocha

Classical Music

Owen Johnson


TED Radio Hour

All Things Considered

Gena Asher

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Speak Your Mind Weekdays at 9:02 a.m. and 11:24 a.m. (as available)


Star Date Weekdays at 11:26 a.m.


Moya Andrews

Jimmy Jenkins

The Poets Weave Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

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Emily Wright

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Key to abbreviations.

a., alto; b., bass; bar., baritone; bssn., bassoon; cl., clarinet; cond., conductor; cont., continuo; ct., countertenor; db., double bass; ch., chamber;, English horn; ens., ensemble; fl., flute; gt., guitar; hn., horn; hp., harp; hpsd., harpsichord; intro., introduction; instr., instrument; kbd., keyboard; lt., lute; ms., mezzo-soprano; ob., oboe; orch., orchestra; org., organ; Phil., Philharmonic; p., piano; perc., percussion; qt., quartet; rec., recorder; sax., saxophone; s., soprano; str., string; sym., symphony; t., tenor; tb., trombone; timp., timpani; tpt., trumpet; trans., transcribed; var., variations; vla., viola; vlc., vdg., viola da gamba; violoncello; vln., violin. Upper case letters indicate major keys; lower case letters indicate minor keys.

Note: Daily listings are as complete as we can make them at press time, and we strive to provide full program information whenever possible. Some programs, however, do not provide us with information about their content. We include the titles of those programs as a convenience. When we receive no program information for a given day, the day will not appear in the listings. For a complete list of WFIU’s schedule, see the program grid on pages 8 and 9.

1 Saturday 1:00 PM METROPOLITAN OPERA PUCCINI—Madama Butterfly Anthony Minghella’s dramatic production returns, with Amanda Echalaz making her Met debut as Cio-Cio-San. Rising tenor Bryan Hymel sings Pinkerton. 8:00 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER Ladies Choice: They make great music. 9:00 PM THE THISTLE & SHAMROCK Jean Redpath Fiona Ritchie met up with Jean Redpath to reminisce about her five decades of recording and performing, including her role as a great interpreter of the songs of Robert Burns.

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11:00 AM RADIOLAB Desperately Seeking Symmetry

7:00 PM DEEP RIVER: THE AFRICANAMERICAN CHORAL SPIRITUAL From the days of slavery, the AfricanAmerican spiritual grew out of the earliest days of black America. Over time, spirituals spread across denominations, cultures, and concert halls around the U.S. and throughout the world. Many have heard this music without being aware of how deeply the meaning and history run beneath the surface. Enjoy an hour of choral spirituals with expert commentary by the former director of the IU African-American Choral Ensemble, James Mumford. Ross Gay hosts.

12:00 PM HARMONIA Musical Tour of Madrid We’re on a musical tour of Madrid, a city where Roman, Visigothic, Jewish, Moorish, and countless other traditions converged. We also celebrate the spirit of Armenia on a featured recording by Hesperion XXI that showcases the talents of Armenian musicians. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Music for Candlemas February 2nd is celebrated each year as both the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. On this edition, Peter DuBois explores music for these observances. 7:00 PM PROFILES Composer David Ward-Steinman (repeat) 8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK The Artistry of Magnus Lindberg CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Yefim Bronfman, piano; Magnus Lindberg, piano; Chen Halevi, clarinet; Carter Brey, cello; Christopher S. Lamb, percussion; Daniel Druckman, percussion; Markus Rhoten, timpani; Juhani Liimatainen, electronics LINDBERG—ExPo LINDBERG—Souvenir in Memoriam of Gerard Grisey LINDBERG—Grand Duo LINDBERG—Piano Concerto No. 2 LINDBERG—Kraft

3 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven 4 VIVALDI—Concerto for Strings in A Major, R. 158 MOZART—Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, Prague BEETHOVEN—Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60 SCHUBERT—Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200 PROKOFIEV—Two Dances from Romeo and Juliet (CSO Brass) 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Heiller and Homilius You might think them an odd couple, but Anton Heiller from 20th-century Austria and Gottfried August Homilius from 18th-century Saxony knew a thing or two about writing for the organ. On February 3rd we honor the tercentenary of Homilius, who was born in 1714. He studied with Bach in Leipzig and served several important churches in Dresden.

8:00 PM ETHER GAME Rodents of Unusual Size There will be six more weeks of winter if no one gets the Super Stumper on this groundhog-themed edition of Ether Game. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL Haydn’s Harmoniemesse The Harmoniemesse in B-flat major was written in 1802, taking its name from the German word harmonie meaning “wind ensemble.” We’ll hear a complete performance by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists. 10:00 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC Soon All Will Know Music of modern African-American composers and musicians.

5 Wednesday 8:00 PM DEUTSCHE WELLE FESTIVAL CONCERTS BEETHOVENFEST BONN, 6th CONCERT CONDUCTOR: Dmitry Liss SOLOIST: Boris Berezovsky, klavier ORCHESTRA: Ural Philharmonic Orchestra BEETHOVEN—Feast Day Overture in C Major, Op. 115 RACHMANINOV—Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 TCHAIKOVSKY—Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, Pathétique

6 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER As Night Descends WOLF—Italian Serenade for String Quartet (Jupiter String Quartet) BLOCH—Three Nocturnes for Piano, Violin, and Cello CHOPIN—Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor for Piano, Op. 48, No. 1 CHOPIN—Nocturne No. 19 in E Minor for Piano, Op. 72, No. 1 CHOPIN—Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65 9:00 PM HARMONIA See February 2nd listing.

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7 Friday

women. Plus, a recording from the ensemble Les Délices.

8:00 PM AFTERGLOW The Matt Dennis Songbook A centennial celebration of the composer’s music, including such songs as “Everything Happens to Me” and “Angel Eyes.” 9:00 PM STANDARDS BY STARLIGHT Seasons in the Sun 10:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Suite History: Jazz Composers and the African-American Odyssey Duke Ellington, Oliver Nelson, John Carter, and Wynton Marsalis composed extended works that offered musical and historical depictions of the African-American experience. We'll hear music from all four and talk with historian Michael McGerr. 11:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER Frank Foster and Songs of Romance The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by musical director Vincent Gardner and joined by vocalists Dennis Rowland and Marlena Shaw, collaborates with Count Basie composer and arranger Frank Foster.

1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Psalms for the Journey The Book of Psalms expresses the range of human emotion and the human condition. It has inspired, comforted, and challenged people through the centuries. Peter DuBois presents choral and organ works based on them. 7:00 PM PROFILES Poet Ross Gay 8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOIST: Lisa Batiashvili, violin BEETHOVEN—Fidelio Overture SHOSTAKOVICH—Violin Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN—Symphony No. 1 GERSHWIN—An American in Paris

12 Wednesday 8:00 PM DEUTSCHE WELLE FESTIVAL CONCERTS MUSIC DAYS IN HITZACKER ENSEMBLE: Academy of Early Music Berlin MOZART—Serenade No. 13 in G Major for Strings, K. 525, Eine kleine Nachtmusik SOLOISTS: Konstantin Lifschitz, piano; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Diego Chenna, bassoon; Matthias Lingenfelder, violin; Jens Oppermann, violin; Matthias Buchholz, viola JANÁČEK—Concertino for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon ENSEMBLE: Academy of Early Music Berlin SOLOIST: Carolin Widmann, violin BENDA—Violin Concerto in A Major SOLOISTS: Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Christian Hommel, oboe; Diego Chenna, bassoon VERESS—Sonatina for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon ENSEMBLE: Auryn Quartet SOLOISTS: Frithjof-Martin Grabner, double bass; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Diego Chenna, bassoon BEETHOVEN—Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20

Lisa Batiashvili

10 Monday Marlena Shaw

8 Saturday 1:00 PM METROPOLITAN OPERA DVOŘÁK—Rusalka Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvořák’s soulful fairy tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, and Dolora Zajick is Ježibaba. 8:00 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER All for Love: Be my valentine. 9:00 PM THE THISTLE & SHAMROCK New Writing From festival commissions for traditional instruments to new songs from emerging singer-songwriter talent, we uncover a wealth of recently composed gems.

9 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB Fate and Fortune 12:00 PM HARMONIA Celestial Sirens We hear from a live performance of the Newberry Consort taken from a program exploring sacred music written for and by

8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Bernard Haitink conducts Bruckner 4 MOZART—Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-Flat Major, K. 595 BRUCKNER—Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, Romantic DELIUS—The Walk to the Paradise Garden 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Conventional Wisdom: Philadelphia Flashbacks Unique recital performances from the 2002 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists.

11 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Just Duet It takes two on this Valentine’s Day-inspired edition of Ether Game. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL The Little Prince, A Choral Ballet Prize-winning French composer Laurent Petitgirard has earned acclaim for his powerful theatrical imagination. His score for The Little Prince centers around chorus alternating instrumental sonorities to remarkable effect. 10:00 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC A Many-Splendored Thing Our thoughts turn to love on this week’s program.

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Diego Chenna

13 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Bach & Vivaldi BACH—Sonata in G Major for Violin and Fortepiano, BWV 1019 (Kenneth Cooper, harpsichord; Ani Kavafian, violin) VIVALDI—Concerto in D Major for Flute, Strings, and Continuo, RV 428, The Goldfinch BACH—Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050 9:00 PM HARMONIA See February 9th listing.

14 Friday 8:00 PM AFTERGLOW Dedicated To You Songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.


10:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Dearly Beloved: Husband-and-Wife Teams in Jazz February 2014 / Directions in Sound / Page 11

Music for the week of Valentine’s Day, from married duos including Stanley Turrentine and Shirley Scott, Bob Cooper and June Christy, John and Alice Coltrane, and others. 11:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER A Tribute to Bobby Short The late pianist Bobby Short celebrated the Great American Songbook at Manhattan’s Carlyle Club for more than 35 years. This show, from Michael Feinstein’s Jazz and Popular Song series, includes performances from Barbara Carroll, Paula West, and T. Oliver Reid.

Spelunkers, churchgoers, and children have always loved to hear their own voices bouncing back to them, and composers haven’t been immune to the lure of echoes. We’ll hear musical echoes, short and long, from across Europe. In our featured recording, curious inventions from composer Biagio Marini. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Love While Valentine’s Day celebrates romantic love, we’ll focus on the love of God and its manifestation in sacred choral and organ music. 7:00 PM PROFILES CBS News correspondent Byron Pitts (repeat)

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8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Andrey Boreyko SOLOIST: Judith LeClair, bassoon STRAVINSKY—The Song of the Nightingale MOZART—Bassoon Concerto ZEMLINSKY—The Mermaid, Fantasy for Orchestra

9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL And the Winner Is . . . We’ll hear excerpts from works by composers represented at this year’s Grammy nomination for Best Choral Performance. Composers include Hector Berlioz, G. P. da Palestrina, Arvo Pärt, Hubert Parry, and James Whitbourn. 10:00 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC ICONS: Evan Chambers We focus on the music of this contemporary composer, inspired by the traditional music of the United States and the British Isles.

19 Wednesday 8:00 PM LIVE FROM JACOBS François Le Roux

Guy Vivien

1:00 PM METROPOLITAN OPERA STRAUSS—Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a Shadow) A legendary Met production directed by the late Herbert Wernicke returns for the first time in ten years. The genius of the Strauss score and the Hofmannsthal libretto are interpreted by conductor Vladimir Jurowski and a thrilling cast. Anne Schwanewilms and Torsten Kerl are the otherworldly Empress and Emperor, and Johan Reuter is Barak. Christine Goerke, the rising dramatic soprano star, returns to the Met as the Dyer’s Wife.

We glance into a musical mirror on this selfreferential edition of Ether Game.

Jean-Louis Haguenauer

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Renowned French baritone François Le Roux performs songs by Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, and Poulenc in this live broadcast from the IU Jacobs School of Music’s Auer Hall. He is accompanied on the piano by Jacobs School Professor of Music Jean-Louis Haguenauer.

Richard Paul Fink and Ildikó Komlósi

8:00 PM LIVE FROM JACOBS The Tale of Lady Thị Kính This live opera performance by Jacobs School faculty composer P. Q. Phan depicts the transcendental journey of a woman who becomes a Buddha. Vincent Liotta directs and David Effron conducts.

16 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB Sperm 12:00 PM HARMONIA Echo

20 Thursday Judith LeClair

17 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Asher Fisch conducts Mahler and Wagner WAGNER—Siegfried Idyll SCHOENBERG—Violin Concerto, Op. 36 MAHLER—Adagio from Symphony No. 10 WAGNER—Prelude to Parsifal BACH/KOOPMAN—Concerto in C Major, BWV 1064 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS In the Spotlight Concert performances from here and there, demonstrating a variety of organs and organists in action.

18 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Music about Music

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8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER French/English Connection POULENC—Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano BRITTEN—Two Insect Pieces for Oboe and Piano FAURÉ—Quartet No. 2 in G Minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 45 9:00 PM HARMONIA See February 16th listing.

21 Friday

8:00 PM AFTERGLOW What’s New One of our periodic surveys of new and recent releases. 9:00 PM STANDARDS BY STARLIGHT With host Dick Bishop

10:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Dameronia: The Tadd Dameron Story Music of the pianist and composer-arranger who left his stamp on the bebop and hardbop era. And an interview with Dameron biographer Paul Combs.

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Mind, an organization that works to end stigmatization of people with mental illnesses. 8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Andrey Boreyko SOLOISTS: Gautier Capuçon, cello; Glenn Dicterow, violin TCHEREPNIN—The Enchanted Kingdom SHOSTAKOVICH—Cello Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY—Suite No. 3

Moacir Santos

11:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER Journey To Brazil – Moacir Santos Moacir Santos composed mostly for radio, film, and television, rarely touring and never leading a band. His ingenious combination of traditional Brazilian jazz tropes with futurist leanings is celebrated at Jazz at Lincoln Center with guitarist Mario Adnet, saxophonist Zé Nogueira, and an orchestra of Brazilian talent.

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24 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas STRAVINSKY—Elegy for JFK MAHLER—Symphony No. 9 in D Major MAHLER—Blumine GABRIELI—Two Canzonae 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Wonder Woman Wilma A celebration, on the occasion of her 85th birthday, of the art, music, and indomitable spirit of one of Nashville’s great performers and classy ladies, Wilma Jensen.

1:00 PM METROPOLITAN OPERA STRAUSS—Der Rosenkavalier Strauss’s bittersweet comic masterpiece features a superb ensemble led by Martina Serafin as the Marschallin. The Met performances celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opera’s U.S. premiere. Edward Gardner conducts.

23 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB Dead Reckoning 12:00 PM HARMONIA Teachers and Students Those who learn and those who teach share a love of craft and have relationships that can be intimate—or fraught. This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore music by three different student-teacher pairs from across the centuries. Our featured recording explores viol music of Marin Marais. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Hymns and More Hymns This week we’ll continue our periodic exploration of the riches of hymnody, old and new. Join Peter DuBois as we listen to hymns of praise and devotion. 7:00 PM PROFILES Glenn Close, Pamela Harrington, and Bernice Pescosolido speak about Bring Change 2

27 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Hungarian Masters KODALY—Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 BARTÓK—Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion 9:00 PM HARMONIA See February 23rd listing.

28 Friday 8:00 PM AFTERGLOW Big Band Vocal Groups At the height of the swing era, many big bands added vocal quartets to their ensembles. We’ll hear Glenn Miller’s Modernaires and Crew Chiefs, Tommy Dorsey’s Pied Pipers and Sentimentalists, and others.

8:00 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER Dogs and Cats: Good Friends. 9:00 PM THE THISTLE & SHAMROCK Bridges There are many songs and tunes commemorating the landmarks that span our rivers and railways. Every bit as powerful as these physical structures, music is our bridge across time and place and our way to connect with one another. Cross all forms of bridges with us this week.

CHORUS: George Enescu Philharmonic Chorus ORCHESTRA: Staatskapelle Berlin VERDI—Quattro pezzi sacri SOLOIST: Cameron Carpenter, organ BACH—Fantasy and Fugue in G Minor CARPENTER—Fragments of Science-fiction Scenes CONDUCTOR: Paavo Järvi SOLOIST: Vilde Frang, violin ORCHESTRA: Orchestre de Paris BRITTEN—Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 15 CONDUCTOR: Paavo Järvi ORCHESTRA: Orchestre de Paris ENESCU—Symphony No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 13

9:00 PM STANDARDS BY STARLIGHT With host Dick Bishop Wilma Jensen

25 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME The African Diaspora We celebrate Black History Month on this edition of Ether Game. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL The Balkan Exchange We’ll hear music by contemporary composers Uģis Prauliņš and Maija Einfelde exquisitely performed by the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge under the direction of Stephen Layton.

10:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Now Hear This: Duke Pearson’s Big Band Studio and newly-discovered live recordings by the pianist and composer’s big band. Plus, an archival interview. 11:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER New Kings of the Crescent City Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver—immortals who defined the development of jazz into a body of work that’s celebrated across the globe. Victor Goines leads a stellar line up of musicians in celebration of the names that made New Orleans a latter day Atlantis of music. With Marcus Printup, Kenny Rampton, Chris Crenshaw, Don Vappie, Dan Nimmer, and others.

10:00 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC From the Land of the Midnight Sun Music of contemporary Russian composers.


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The Limestone Legacy Society WFIU depends upon regular membership contributions for its existence. But in the long run our future will depend more and more on individuals who have named WTIU in their will, living trust, life insurance, or retirement plan. To recognize those who have left a legacy gift, we’ve created the Limestone Legacy Society. The Limestone Legacy Society is made up of community members who have included us in their estate planning, and have given us permission to publicly acknowledge their support. Legacy gifts come in a wide range of levels and vehicles— from a $1,000 bequest in a will to a seven-figure life insurance policy or retirement plan beneficiary. You can make an “unrestricted” gift intended to help the station achieve its everyday goals, or you could add to our existing endowment funds supporting news, jazz, or classical music. (Learn more at This approach to a gift allows you to make a lasting contribution without affecting your current financial security and freedom. Benefits of membership in the Limestone Legacy Society include invitations to special events, recognition in station publications if desired, and a special thank you lunch from our general manager. If you decide to include a planned gift to WFIU, we encourage you to let us know about your decision. Notifying WFIU of your intent will allow us to work with you to complete a gift agreement, ensure that there are no questions as to how your gift will be used, and allow us to recognize your generosity, and include you in our recognition program, if you wish. If you need help contact Nancy Krueger, Gifts and Grants Officer at 812-855-2935 or at nkrueger@, or consult with your attorney.

This month on WTIU television. The Amish Shunned: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Tuesday, February 4, 9 p.m. Follow seven former members of an Amish community as they reflect on their decisions to leave one of the most closed and tightly knit communities in the United States. Estranged from family, the ex-Amish find themselves struggling to understand and make their way in modern America. AMERICAN MASTERS: Alice Walker – Beauty in Truth Friday, February 7, 9 p.m.

Alice Walker

Born into a family of sharecroppers in rural Georgia, author Alice Walker came of age during the racism and seismic social changes of the mid-20th century. Her influences—which include her mother, poverty, and participation in the civil rights movement—formed her thinking and became the inherent themes in her writing. NOVA: Great Cathedral Mystery Wednesday, February 15, 9 p.m. The dome that crowns Florence’s great cathedral is a masterpiece of Renaissance ingenuity and an enduring source of mystery. Experts have long debated how its architect kept the dome perfectly aligned and symmetrical as the sides rose and converged toward the center. To test the latest theories, a team will build an experimental “mini-Duomo” using period tools and techniques. FRONTLINE: Secrets of the Vatican Tuesday, February 25, 9 p.m. Go inside the Vatican to unravel the remarkable series of events that led to the resignation that shook the world, through interviews with those at the very heart of what happened. This special gives a first-hand account of the final days of Benedict’s papacy and the current battle to set the church on a new path under Francis.

Page 14 / Directions in Sound / February 2014 February 2014 PROGRAMMING AND OPERATING SUPPORT Indiana University CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP Bloomington Chiropractic Center Bloomington Iron & Metal, Inc. Blues at the Crossroads Festival—Terre Haute Judson Brewer, M.D., P.C., Obstetrics and Gynecology Brown Hill Nursery of Columbus Dr. Phillip Crooke Obstetrics & Gynecology Duke Energy Dr. David Howell & Dr. Timothy Pliske, DDS of Bedford & Bloomington IU/Bloomington Chapter of American Guild of Organists KP Pharmaceutical Technologies Pynco, Inc.—Bedford Smithville PROGRAM UNDERWRITERS 4th Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts AARP Allen Funeral Home Andrews, Harrell, Mann, Carmin and Parker P.C. Anderson Medical Products Argentum Jewelry Ball State University Baugh Enterprises Commercial Printing & Bulk Mail Services Bell Trace Bicycle Garage Bloom Magazine Bloomingfoods Market & Deli Bloomington Ford Lincoln Bloomington Hypnosis Bloomington Symphony Orchestra Brown County Playhouse The Buskirk-Chumley Theater Butler Winery

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By Hand Gallery Cardinal Stage Company Columbus Area Arts Council Columbus Indiana Philharmonic Columbus Visitors Center Crossroads Repertory Theatre Dan Williamson, Insurance Agent Dancing Bear Shop Dell Brothers Delta Dental DePauw University The District Eco Logic, LLC Elevate Ventures Ellerman Roofing Farm Bloomington Finch’s Brasserie First United Church The Foot and Ankle Center French Lick Resort Friends of the LibraryMonroe County Four Seasons Retirement Community Garden Villa Gilbert Construction Global Gifts Goods for Cooks Greene & Schultz, Trial Lawyers, P.C. Grunwald Gallery The Herald-Times Hills O’Brown Realty Hills O’Brown Property Management Hillard Lyons Christopher J. Holly, Attorney at Law Hoosiers for Higher Education Indiana Daily Student Indiana Repertory Theatre Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis/Marion County Public Library International Harp Competition The Irish Lion Restaurant and Pub ISU-Community Semester ISU Hulman Center IU Art Museum IU Auditorium IU Bloomington Early Childhood Educational Services IU Campus Bus Services IU Center for Applied Cyber Security and Research IU Center for Art and Design IU College of Arts & Sciences

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