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June 2012

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• Met Opera Grand Finals Concert • Voyagers of the Titanic • Jazz host Dick Bishop returns with Standards By Starlight . . . and more!

Anthony Parmelee

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The Pacifica Quartet WFIU’s Artists of the Month


Artists of the Month WFIU’s featured artists for the month of June is the Pacifica Quartet. Named Musical America’s 2009 Ensemble of the Year, the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. In the same year, they received a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance for a recording of Elliott Carter string quartets. Formed in 1994, the Pacifica Quartet is known for its varied, daring repertoire and virtuosic performances. Among its many honors, the ensemble won the 1998 Naumburg Prize and was appointed quartet-in-residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a position previously held by the Guarneri Quartet.

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POSTMASTER Send address changes to: WFIU Membership Department Radio & TV Center Indiana University 1229 East 7th Street Bloomington, IN 47405-5501 WFIU is licensed to the Trustees of Indiana University, and operated by Indiana University Radio and Television Services. Perry Metz—Executive Director, Radio and Television Services John Bailey—Director of Marketing and Communications Katie Becker, Amber Kerezman— Corporate Development Joe Bourne—Jazz Host Cary Boyce—Station Operations Director Annie Corrigan—Multi Media Producer/Announcer Don Glass—Volunteer Producer/ A Moment of Science® George Hopstetter—Director of Engineering and Operations Stan Jastrzebski—News Director David Brent Johnson—Jazz Director LuAnn Johnson—Program Services Manager

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The Pacifica Quartet with composer Elliott Carter

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In March, the Pacifica Quartet was named ensemble-inresidence at IU’s Jacobs School of Music. The four members of the ensemble—Simin Ganatra and Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; and Brandon Vamos, cello—will join the school’s full-time faculty, beginning in fall 2012. Jacobs School of Music Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler described the Pacifica as “without a doubt one of the finest young quartets playing today.” “It is with great delight that I heard the wonderful news that the Pacifica Quartet has joined the faculty of the Jacobs School of Music,” he said. Lawrence Hurst, chair of the Jacobs School’s String Department, noted, “The Pacifica has everything one associates with great chamber music: artistry, passion, precision, communication, and great style. Added to these attributes is a dedication to teaching and students that is unusual among such ensembles.” The quartet has an extensive touring schedule and performs at many summer festivals, including Music in the Vineyards and Music@Menlo. Last year they presented the complete cycle of Beethoven’s string quartets at Suntory Hall in Tokyo—doing so in a series of five concerts in only three days. This spring the quartet will embark on its second European tour of the season with stops in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and Great Britain. The ensemble recently released its second CD in a four-part survey of Dmitri Shostakovich’s complete string quartets with a new album on the Cedille label that pairs the composer’s first four quartets with one by Prokofiev, The Soviet Experience Vol. II: String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich and his Contemporaries. WFIU will feature performances by the Pacifica Quartet during the weekday morning program Classical Music with George Walker throughout the month of June.

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WFIU’s featured contemporary composer for the month of June is Steven Mackey. Mackey received his musical training at the University of California at Davis, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Brandeis University. He credits his experience playing electric guitar and Renaissance lute as inspiration for his musical compositions. A professor of music at Princeton University where he has been a member of the faculty since 1985, Mackey teaches composition, theory, 20th century music, and improvisation. Mackey has performed his own works for electric guitar with the Kronos Quartet, Arditti Quartet, and the London Sinfonietta and under such conductors as Michael Tilson Thomas, Peter Eötvös, and Dennis Russell Davies.

Steven Mackey

He has received commissions from many ensembles, including the Chicago Symphony, Dutch Radio Symphony, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Borromeo String Quartet, and the PRISM Saxophone Quartet. Many of Mackey’s works incorporate theatrical elements, such as his musical theater piece SLIDE with the ensemble eighth blackbird, singer and actor Rinde Eckert, and Mackey narrating and playing guitar. Steven Mackey’s works can be heard on the Bridge, BMG-RCA, Albany, New World, and CRI labels, among others. On the BMOP label Mackey’s oratorio Dreamhouse, for amplified vocal ensemble, electric guitar quartet, and orchestra, was nominated for four Grammy awards for 2010. WFIU will feature compositions by Steven Mackey throughout the month of June.

Adam Schwartz

Featured Contemporary Composer

Dick Bishop

Dick Bishop is Back! After a seven-year absence, veteran jazz producer Dick Bishop is returning to WFIU with a new 13-week program. Longtime listeners know Dick as the station’s founding father of jazz. Beginning in the late 1950s, he presented jazz on WFIU for nearly half a century, winning a wide following in the south-central Indiana community. Dick’s most popular and long-running program was Afterglow. He took the title of the show and his theme from a Marian McPartland composition; all of the rest— the elegance, the passion, the laid-back expertise, the congenial charm, and the delivery with a “martini moon” quality to it—came from Dick himself. In addition to his considerable knowledge and love for the jazz and American popular song that he played every Friday evening, Dick also drew on his personal relationships and encounters with many of the performers that he featured. He signed off on his last Afterglow program in 2005, turning the show over to David Brent Johnson. Now Dick returns to the airwaves with a new program, Standards By Starlight, emphasizing the classic composers and performers of the Great American Songbook. It airs Fridays from 9 to 10 p.m. just before Afterglow, beginning June 1. So, why did Dick come out of retirement? “American popular song is becoming a rarity on the airwaves,” he says. “Not at WFIU; we’ve done a great job of keeping it

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alive. But in general, you hardly ever hear it on the radio these days. And yet it’s so timeless . . . songs that speak of the same kind of emotional ups and downs and the human experience, and they were written many decades ago.” Standards By Starlight will spotlight “the classic composers: Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer . . . the classics of American popular song, performed by people like Stan Getz, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra.” According to Bishop, his new show will be “more ballad-driven and less jazz-driven” than his vintage Afterglow program. He also feels that it will be a good lead-in for the current Afterglow, which continues to air at 10 p.m. on Fridays. “I have enormous respect for what David has done with Afterglow,” he says. “And in order to be a little bit different, I’ll play singers like Vic Damone and Jack Jones that you probably won’t hear on Afterglow, and that I stayed away from when I was hosting the show myself.” Standards By Starlight has already gotten one key blessing, from the person who wrote its theme song (“Twilight World”): pianist and longtime Bishop friend Marian McPartland. “When I told her I was quitting Afterglow a few years back, she wrote me and said, ‘Darling, as Duke Ellington once said, retire to what?’” Bishop says, laughing. “So maybe you can go home again.” June 2012 / Directions in Sound / Page 3


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 on our Web site (wfiu.org) under the Podcasts link. June 4–10 Overheard: New Music for Oboe and English horn (MSR Classics MS 1403) Michele Fiala, oboe and English horn Martin Schuring, oboe William Averil, piano Donald Speer, piano Michele Fiala’s debut recording, The Light Wraps You, featured premiere recordings of contemporary oboe music and received international critical acclaim. Her followup Overheard stays in the same territory, but expands to feature music for the English horn as well. Composers on the album include Alyssa Morris, Erin Goad, Gilles, Silvestrini, and Susan Kander. June 11–17 Les grâces françoises: Music of the French Baroque (MSR Classics MS 1396) Les grâces By the beginning of the 18th century, sonatas and cantatas were so omnipresent in France that one Parisian writer declared in 1715, “Cantatas and sonatas are born here beneath one’s feet. A musician does not arrive anymore without the one or the other in his pocket.” In this recording by the Baroque ensemble Les grâces, these forms are explored along with notions of musical grace.

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June 18–24 Barbara Harbach: Music for Strings (MSR Classics MS 1258) London Philharmonic Orchestra David Angus, conductor Barbara Harbach has a large catalog of compositions, including symphonies, opera, musicals, film scores, modern ballets, and choral anthems. Volume 7 of MSR Classic’s survey of her music includes a suite based on the life of Harriet Scott, arrangements of Sacred Harp music, and her gentle Sinfonietta.

Broadcasts from the IU Jacobs School of Music Airs at 7 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, and 3 p.m. Fridays June 4–8 HANDEL—Concerto Grosso in a, Op. 6, No. 4, HWV 322; Thomas Dunn/IU Chamber Orchestra June 11–15 GOLIJOV—Last Round; Penderecki String Quartet & Biava Quartet

June 25–July 1 Love Raise Your Voice: Music for Soprano, Violin and Piano (MSR Classics MS 1384) Christine Howlett, soprano Patrick Wood Uribe, violin Holly Chatham, piano Modern settings of classical poetry are at the heart of this new CD, which features IU music school alumni Christine Howlett and Holly Chatham. Poems and texts by John Donne, Christina Rossetti, Rainer Maria Rilke and others are set to music of composers such as Tarik O’Regan, Elizabeth Haskings, and Donald Waxman.

Frederic Reglain

Featured Classical Recordings

Émile Naoumoff

June 18–22 FAURÉ—Cello Sonata No. 2 in g, Op. 117; Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, cello; Émile Naoumoff, piano June 25–29 CHOPIN—Three Nocturnes, Op. 15; Edward Auer, piano

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Profiles

The Radio Reader with Dick Estell

Sundays at 7 p.m. June 3 – James Capshew James Capshew is a historian of science and learning at IU Bloomington. He is the author of Psychologists on the March: Science, Practice, and Professional Identity in America, 1929-1969 and the biography Herman B Wells: The Promise of the American University. In 2010 he gave the Herman B Wells Distinguished Lecture under the auspices of IU’s Society for Advanced Study. He has served as editor of the international journal History of Psychology and as editor for psychology of the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Owen Johnson hosts. June 10 – Yuri Dojc and Katya Krausova Yuri Dojc is a commercial and fine arts photographer whose works are part of private collections and galleries around the world. In 2001, he received the Medal of Honor from the Slovak Ambassador to the United States for We Endured, a series of portraits of Holocaust survivors. Katya Krausova is an independent television producerdirector who began her TV career with the BBC in 1976. Her independent production company won the 1997 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for Kolya. Last year IU’s Grunwald Gallery of Art opened with a photography exhibition created by Dojc and Krausova, Last Folio, which showed images of remains of the oncevibrant Jewish culture in Slovakia that was destroyed during World War II. Patrick O’Meara hosts. June 17 – Ambassador Kim Beazley Kim Beazley is the Australian ambassador to the United States. A longtime politician and diplomat, he served for twenty-seven years in the Australian House of Representatives. Previously, he was leader of the Australian Labor Party and leader of the opposition. He was a minister under Australian Prime Ministers Bob Hawke and Paul Keating, and served as deputy prime minister to Keating in 1995-96. After he retired from the Australian parliament, he was appointed chancellor of the Australian National University. Beazley assumed his current post as ambassador in 2010. Patrick O’Meara hosts. (Repeat; originally scheduled for broadcast on May 27th.) June 24 – Slavenka Drakulić Slavenka Drakulić is a Croatian novelist, journalist, and publicist who has written for newspapers and magazines in many languages. She is the author of As If I Am Not There, about crimes against women in the Bosnian war; They Would Never Hurt a Fly, which analyzes her experience overseeing the proceedings and the inmates of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; and How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed. Maria Bucur, IU professor of East European history, hosts. (repeat)

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Voyagers of the Titanic by Richard Davenport-Hines Airs: June 14 to July 12 Most of us know about the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 and the loss of more than 1,500 lives. But while many accounts of the Titanic’s voyage concentrate on the technical aspects of the disaster, Voyagers of the Titanic follows the stories of the men, women, and children whose lives intersected on the vessel’s fateful last day. It covers the range of first, second, and third class—from plutocrats and captains of industry to cobblers and tailors looking for a better life in America. The acclaimed biographer Richard Davenport-Hines delves into the fascinating lives of those who died aboard the mythic ship, such as John Jacob Astor IV, the wealthiest person on board, whose comportment that night was subject to speculation and gossip for years after the event; and Archibald Butt, the much-beloved military aide to Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft, who died helping others into the Titanic’s few lifeboats. The book also brings to life the untold stories of the clergymen, teachers, hoteliers, engineers, shopkeepers, and clerks—each with a story that both illuminates the fascinating ship as well as the times in which it sailed. Davenport-Hines also explores the politics behind the Titanic’s creation, which involved larger-than-life figures such as J. P. Morgan, the ship’s owner, and Lord Pirrie, the ship’s builder. The memory of this tragedy remains a part of the American psyche and Voyagers of the Titanic brings that clear night back to us with all of its drama and pathos. June 2012 / Directions in Sound / Page 5


Community Events PALS Mane Event Friday, June 1, 6:30 p.m. IU Alumni Hall An evening of wining, dining, and silentauction bidding to benefit People and Animal Learning Services and its efforts to provide equine-assisted activities.

Bloomington VAGUE Open Studios Tour Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Throughout Monroe County The Bloomington Visual Artists Guild United Enterprises presents this self-guided tour through the commercial and homebased workspaces of area artists. It’s an opportunity to meet the artists and view their finished pieces and works in progress.

Brown County Studio and Garden Tour Friday to Sunday, June 22 to 24 Locations around Brown County A self-guided tour showcasing the arts and crafts of 23 working artists in the “Art Colony of the Midwest,” held at locations in and around Nashville.

Shawnee Theatre of Greene County Clue: The Musical Beginning Thursday, June 14 Shawnee Theatre, Bloomfield The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical murder mystery that brings suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery of who done it. Bring the whole family and play along with the action on the stage. Eight performances over two weekends to the 24th.

Bloomington Garden Club Summer Garden Walk Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 Locations throughout Bloomington

MemberCard Benefits

A benefit for children’s gardening and civic beautification projects held at six private gardens and at the Monroe County History Center.

For complete details, visit membercard. com/wfiu or call 800-662-3311.

Bloomington Playwrights Project Arts Fair on the Square Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Courthouse Square, Bloomington

Benefits of the Month: Theatre on the Square (#93) 627 Massachusetts Avenue Indianapolis 317-685-TOTS (8687) tots.org Valid for two-for-one admission during June 2012. Subject to availability; call or visit Web site for performance schedules and more information. Cave Country Canoes (#366) 112 West Main Street Milltown 888-702-2837 cavecountrycanoes.com Valid for two-for-one canoe trip tickets during June 2012. Subject to availability; call or visit Web site for more information. Page 6 / Directions in Sound / June 2012

Benefit Changes: Augustino’s Italian Restaurant (#192) Indianapolis Offer Expired MAZA Tapas Bar & Mediterranean Grill (#64) West Lafayette Offer Expired Other Updates: Crazy Horse (#327) Bloomington New name: Crazy Horse Food & Drink Emporium Shalimar Restaurant (#181) Indianapolis New Web site: shalimarindianapolis.com

This annual event offers a juried showcase of dozens of regional and national artists and craftspeople, with hands-on activities and entertainment for the family. Kokomo Symphony Society Summer Fun Concert Saturday, June 23, 6 p.m. Foster Park Pavilion, Kokomo The Kokomo Symphony promises something for everyone, from Berlioz’ Roman Carnival overture and Tchaikovsky’s masterful Symphony No. 5, to a collaboration with the Kokomo Crescendos vocal group, and selections from children’s movies and classic rock.

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A Year of StateImpact

Bill Kroll Remembered

StateImpact Indiana, the collaboration between Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations and NPR, is seeing its first year moving rapidly to a close. What a year it’s been! Since last June, our StateImpact reporters, working from the WFIU newsroom in Bloomington, have roamed the state to bring Indiana and the nation stories about how educationrelated decisions made in the Capitol affect day-to-day life in the classroom. Our stories have aired on WFIU, public radio stations around the state, and periodically on NPR stations across the country during programs such as Morning Edition. Our stories and daily blog posts, created by our reporters but hosted within NPR’s Web site, have been seen by more than 125,000 different people.

WFIU staff members note with sadness the passing of William “Bill” Kroll, who began as an engineer and rose through the ranks to direct the entire broadcasting enterprise of Radio and Television Services at Indiana University, which includes WFIU and WTIU. He was 86. Kroll oversaw the creation of Indiana University’s Radio and Television academic department (now Telecommunications), and he guided the department’s growth to national stature. Kroll’s 36-year career at IU began in 1955, when he came to IU to pursue a degree in instructional film (“audio visual,” as it was commonly known). A strong work ethic took him from Bill Kroll posts as a lecturer and film supervisor, technical supervisor of the broadcasting services, operations supervisor, a tenured professor in Telecommunications, deputy director, and finally to the executive director position of the Indiana University Radio and Television Services and general manager of WFIU and WTIU. In the 1960s Bill oversaw the construction of the Radio/ TV Building with the largest TV studio between the East and West Coasts. In the late 1970s, he shared his expertise with the international media community, doing film work in Tunisia, consulting in Chile, and co-directing the design of a national educational technology program in Saudi Arabia. Bill contributed to more than twenty television series and individual programs that aired in Bloomington, statewide, and nationally on public television. Among those was Doc: The Oldest Man in the Sea, a 1980 documentary about IU swim coach James (“Doc”) Counsilman’s record-breaking English Channel swim. After his retirement in 1991, Bill continued to enjoy the friendship and respect of many who continue to work here. Known for his unfailing optimism and good humor, in recent years he had been a loyal volunteer for the Membership Department. Suzann Owen, former public information director of WTIU, recalls how Bill returned to the Radio-TV building after he retired. “He helped with the monthly mailings of the WFIU and WTIU program guides, paperwork during Fund Drives, and generally was a helpful and supportive person,” Owen says. “When he entered the building, however, his first stop was generally to the Engineering department, where he talked shop with the engineers about the latest equipment they were using. He could never get far from his roots and his passion.” Bill was a mentor and friend to many who continued on to careers in broadcasting, and Radio-TV Services has received numerous donations in his memory. He will be greatly missed.

Some highlights: • More than 10,000 visitors have seen the Web post for the StateImpact report, “How YouTube Is Changing the Classroom.” This report engaged visitors to the StateImpact blog in a substantial discussion about using technology to create new ways of learning, and whether the state should be involved in promoting these methods. • Also seen close to 10,000 times: an interactive map titled “Where Are All of the Graduates Going? Brain Drain in Indiana.” Our StateImpact team, working with NPR staff, delivered a visually striking map that lets users view higher education and student retention by county. • StateImpact Indiana created a sortable database for the blog post “Are Indiana’s ‘Rich’ School Districts Getting Richer?” that examined the history of referendums, sortable by income, home value, and enrollment.

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• StateImpact has engaged listeners and Web visitors by finding education angles on the stories many people are talking about. One piece, “The Indiana Schools a Supercommittee Failure Could Hurt Most,” came at the height of coverage of the Congressional budget “supercommittee,” but focused on the aspect of education funding. The post reaped hundreds of “Likes” and comments from Facebook users. With a new StateImpact reporter, Elle Moxley, on StateImpact reporters Elle Moxley and Kyle Stokes board to augment the in the Indiana Public Media news bureau work of Kyle Stokes, we’re looking forward to another fruitful year of discussing, in-depth and across multiple media, the stories that take place between the Statehouse and the schoolhouse. Learn more about StateImpact at: stateimpact.npr.org/indiana

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10:01 am : BBC News

Classical Music with George Walker

10:58 am : A Moment of Science 11:01 am : NPR News

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The Radio Reader

Voyagers of the Titanic airs from June 14 to July 12

Ask the Mayor

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Performance Today

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Just You and Me with David Brent Johnson

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Marketplace Classical Music BP Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Ether Game Sounds Choral Horizons in Music

Live! At the Concertgebouw

The Record Shelf

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Harmonia

Standards by Starlight

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Afterglow Beale Street Caravan

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Through the Night with Peter Van de Graaff

Schedule subject to change. See complete listing for details

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6/2: The Magic Flute 6/9: Ariadne auf Naxos 6/16: Met Opera Grand Council Auditions Finals 6/23: Rinaldo 6/30: Aida

With Heart and Voice The Score Travel with Rick Steves The State We’re In

All Things Considered Sound Medicine Profiles The Folk Sampler Celtic Connections Afropop Worldwide

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Night Lights Classical Music

Local and State News Weekdays at 6:06 am, 7:06 am, 8:06 am, 12:04 pm, 5:04 pm, 5:33 pm Saturdays at 7:04 am, 8:34 am, 9:34 am

NPR News Weekdays at 12:01 am, 11:01 am, 12:01 pm, 2:01 pm, 3:01 pm Saturdays at 7:01 am Sundays at 7:01 am, 3:01 pm, 4:01 pm, 6:01 pm, 10:01 pm

Other Programs A Moment of Science Weekdays at 10:58 am and 4:58 pm

Composers Datebook Mondays through Wednesdays at 3:25 pm Focus on Flowers Thursdays and Fridays at 3:25 pm Saturdays and Sundays at 7:07 am

Moment of Indiana History Mondays at 11:26 am Wednesdays at 7:58 pm Fridays at 8:02 pm

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Community Minute Weekdays at 8:50 am, 11:51 am and 3:27 pm Saturdays at 5:58 am Sundays at 5:58 am

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Mia Partlow

Marketplace Morning Report Weekdays at 8:51 am

Hometown with Tom Roznowski Saturdays at 8:00 pm

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Indiana Business News Weekdays at 8:59 am (immediately following Marketplace)

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BBC News Weekdays at 10:01 am and 10:01 pm

Speak Your Mind Weekdays at 9:04 am and 11:56 am (as available) Star Date Weekdays at 11:55 am and 7:06 pm Saturdays at 10:07 pm Sundays at 10:05 pm

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Tom Berich

The Poet’s Weave Sundays at 2:01 pm Where We Live Tuesdays at 9:06 am The Writer’s Almanac Weekdays at 7:01 pm

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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; E.hn., 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. However, some programs do not provide us with information about their content. We include the titles of those programs as a convenience to our readers. For a complete list of WFIU’s schedule, see the program grid on pages 10 and 11.

1 Friday 8:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER McCoy Tyner and Ravi Coltrane Pianist McCoy Tyner, who helped define the sound of the John Coltrane’s Quartet, invites tenor saxophonist Ravi Coltrane to join his trio. They’ll perform Tyner’s own Fly with the Wind and Blues on the Corner and revisit John Coltrane’s Moment’s Notice. 10:09 PM AFTERGLOW One for Marian: A Salute to Marian McPartland A musical survey of the pianist’s career with special guest Dick Bishop, plus excerpts from a 1970s interview

2 Saturday 1:00 PM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO MOZART—The Magic Flute Starring Nicole Cabell, Charles Castronovo, Stéphane Degout, Audrey Luna, Günther Groissböck, Richard Stilwell, Rodell Rosel, and Elisabeth Meister. 8:00 PM HOMETOWN WITH TOM ROZNOWSKI Truly Blessed 8:05 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER Producer’s Choice If you will . . . 9:00 PM CELTIC CONNECTIONS New Releases Host Bryan Kelso Crow rounds up some of Page 10 / Directions in Sound / June 2012

the best new vocal and instrumental tracks in Celtic music. 11:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS The Jade Bass: Scott LaFaro The music, life, and legacy of bassist Scott LaFaro, who died in a car crash in 1961 at age 25. Bassist and IU faculty member Jeremy Allen joins the program.

3 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB The Bad Show This episode wrestles with the dark side of human nature, asking whether it’s something we can ever really understand or fully escape. 12:00 PM HARMONIA Marcel Pérès: Musician, Musicologist, and Medievalist Harmonia considers the work of Marcel Pérès, founder of the early music group Ensemble Organum. We also explore the viola da gamba as part of our Listener’s Guide to the Renaissance Consort, and witness the birth of the baroque cello on a featured release by Les Basses Réunies. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Trinity Sunday Trinity Sunday celebrates the doctrine of the three Persons of God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This week, we hear music on Trinitarian themes. 7:00 PM PROFILES James Capshew, Herman B Wells biographer 8:00 PM NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOIST: Yefim Bronfman DVOŘÁK—Carnival Overture LINDBERG—Piano Concerto No. 2 TCHAIKOVSKY—Symphony No. 4

4 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Kirill Petrenko makes his CSO debut in an all-Russian program. MUSSORGSKY—Dawn on the Moscow River and Dance of the Persian Maidens from Khovanshchina SHOSTAKOVICH—Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 35 (Marc-André Hamelin, piano; Christopher Martin, trumpet) RACHMANINOV—Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 44 SHOSTAKOVICH—Symphony No. 1 (Andrey Boreyko, conductor) 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS A la Françaix. A delectation of French music, with particular emphasis on the organ works of centenarian Jean Françaix (1912-1997)

5 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME One-hit Wonders We celebrate music from artists whose fame was fleeting on this edition of Ether Game. Our guest on Sight Reading is singersongwriter Jenn Cristy. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL New Releases We dip into a stack of gems collected by our Production Consultant Mike Noland. 10:06 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC Icons: Judith Lang Zaimont Exploring the music and career of the contemporary American composer-educator

Judith Lang Zaimont

6 Wednesday 8:00 PM LIVE! AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW Damian Iorio/Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Hannes Minnaar, piano GRIEG—Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 BEETHOVEN—Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, Emperor NIELSEN—Symphony No. 5, Op. 50

7 Thursday 8:00 PM SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL MARTINŮ—Serenade No. 1 in A Minor, H. 217 Daniel Hope, Jennifer Gilbert, Harvey de Souza, violins; Carla Maria Rodrigues, viola; Todd Levy, clarinet; Julie Landsman, horn SCHUBERT—String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810, Death and the Maiden Johannes String Quartet: Soovin Kim and Jessica Lee, violins; Choong-Jin (C.J.) Chang, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello

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9:00 PM HARMONIA Marcel Pérès: Musician, Musicologist, and Medievalist See listing for June 3rd at 12 p.m. 10:06 PM CENTER STAGE FROM WOLF TRAP GEMINIANI—Sonata III in e, arr. of Op. 1, No. 3 ROSSI—Three Sonatas REBEL Baroque ORTIZ—Trifolium Trio Cavatina REVEULTAS—Musica de Feria PONCE—Estrellita and Gavota Cuarteto Latinoamericano

8 Friday 8:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER Nursery Song Swing The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra try their hand at another book of classics, as Wynton Marsalis and the orchestra give a big band twist to classics for children. Guest soloist 16-year-old Grace Kelly (alto saxophone), 17-year-old Carl Majeau (tenor saxophone and clarinet) and 13-year-old Jonathan Russell (violin) join Marsalis on stage. 10:09 PM AFTERGLOW River of Song Moon rivers, lazy rivers, ol’ man rivers and more

9 Saturday 1:00 PM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO STRAUSS—Ariadne auf Naxos Starring Amber Wagner, Anna Christy, Alice Coote, Brandon Jovanovich, Eike Wilm Schulte, and Matthew Worth. 8:00 PM HOMETOWN WITH TOM ROZNOWSKI The Daily Commute 8:05 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER When Folk Was Folk From the folk music archives 9:00 PM CELTIC CONNECTIONS Six in the Spotlight This week’s program shines the spotlight on six bands and solo performers of interest, highlighting their newest recordings. 11:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Harold Mabern In The 1960s A tribute to the hardbop pianist, focusing on his early years

10 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB Escape Stories about traps, perpetual cycles, and breakthroughs.

12:00 PM HARMONIA A Musical Tour of Prague This week we tour the musical centers of 17th and 18th century Prague. Along the route, we unravel the city’s intricate tradition of liturgical music, revel in instrumental masterworks by Czech natives and foreign visitors, and hear excerpts from operas premiered within the city. We end our journey with a brief visit to 17th century Leipzig on our featured release, Sacred Music by Sebastian Knüpfer. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Music for Evening 7:00 PM PROFILES Yuri Dojc, photographer, and and Katya Krausova, filmmaker 8:00 PM NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Kurt Mazur SOLOISTS: Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Sylvia McNair, soprano; Florence Quivar, mezzosoprano; Stuart Neil, tenor; Rene Pape, bass; NY Choral Artists; Amercian Boychoir DVOŘÁK—Cello Concerto BEETHOVEN—Symphony No. 9

11 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY OR CHESTRA Pierre Boulez conducts Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale and Pierrot Lunaire, by Schoenberg, with excerpts from Beyond the Score. SCHOENBERG—Pierrot Lunaire (Keira Duffy, soprano; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; Mathieu Dufour, flute; Robert Chen, violin/viola; J. Lawrie Bloom, clarinet; John Sharp, clarinet; Gerard McBurney, Creative Director) STRAVINSKY—The Soldier’s Tale (John Lithgow, narrator) STRAVINSKY—Four Studies for Orchestra 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Concertos An exploration of some unusual items found amidst the remarkably rich repertoire of music for organ with orchestra.

12 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Travel We travel the world and come back with Something to Declare on this peripatetic edition of Ether Game. Our guest on Sight Reading is bassist, composer, and bandleader Ron Kadish. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL A Portrait of Fred Waring We celebrate the birthday of one of the unsung pioneers of American choral music, Fred Waring, the man who “taught America how to sing.”

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10:06 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC They Say it’s Your Birthday! Celebrating Sir Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday with a survey of his classical compositions

Paul McCartney in 2010

13 Wednesday 8:00 PM LIVE! AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW Pierre Boulez/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra WEBERN—Six Orchestral Pieces, Op. 6 MAHLER—Symphony No. 7

14 Thursday 8:00 PM SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL PENDERECKI—String Quartet No. 3, Leaves from an Unwritten Diary Shanghai Quartet BRAHMS—String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 William Preucil and Benny Kim, violins; Michael Tree and Steven Tenenbom, violas; Eric Kim, cello 9:00 PM HARMONIA Gifts for Father’s Day We’re celebrating dads this week with traditional music from Scotland and medieval music from the region of the Rhine River. Plus a featured release of Tudor and Jacobean music by the ensembles Stile Antico and Fretwork. What does all of this have to do with fathers? You’ll see. 10:06 PM CENTER STAGE FROM WOLF TRAP WILDER—Sonata No. 3 David Jolley, hn.; Eduard Laurel, p. PIAZZOLLA—Four for Tango Cuarteto Latinoamericano LANG—Wed, for Solo Piano June 2012 / Directions in Sound / Page 11


Andrew Russo, p. MORAN—Cane Imani Winds ARGENTO—Selections from Miss Manners on Music Kate Lindsey, ms.; Kim Pensinger Witman, p.

15 Friday 8:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER Monty Alexander: Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra 10:09 PM AFTERGLOW The Lennon and McCartney Songbook Music of the Beatles’ songwriting team performed by Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, and other jazz and popular song vocalists.

16 Saturday 1:00 PM METROPOLITAN OPERA NATIONAL COUNCIL GRAND FINALS CONCERT The opera stars of tomorrow compete at Lincoln Center as the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions come to an exciting climax with the Grand Finals Concert. The nine young finalists compete for individual cash prizes of $15,000 each, as they perform with the Met Opera Orchestra on the historic opera house stage before an audience of movers and shakers in the opera world. Eric Owens hosts the concert and performs during the judges’ deliberations. 8:00 PM HOMETOWN WITH TOM ROZNOWSKI The Distant Roar 8:05 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER Father’s Day Songs for dads 9:00 PM CELTIC CONNECTIONS Old Favorites Recordings from the past five decades are unearthed for this week’s Celtic kaleidoscope. 11:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Daddy-O! Father-And-Son Teams in Jazz Recordings from father-son jazz duos, including Albert and Gene Ammons, Dewey and Joshua Redman, and Duke and Mercer Ellington.

17 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB Guts This hour we dive into the messy mystery in the middle of us. 12:00 PM HARMONIA Gifts for Father’s Day We’re celebrating dads this week with traditional music from Scotland and

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medieval music from the region of the Rhine River. Plus a featured release of Tudor and Jacobean music by the ensembles Stile Antico and Fretwork. What does all of this have to do with fathers? You’ll see. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Father’s Day gives us an opportunity to listen to music that focuses on God’s parental attributes, and on other images for God that have been found in sacred music through the centuries. 7:00 PM PROFILES Ambassador Nirupama Rao 8:00 PM NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos SOLOISTS: Erin Morley, soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Jacques Imbrallo, baritone Orfeón Pomplona, chorus, Igor Ijurra Fernández, Director Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Chorus, Dianne Berkun, Director FALLA— Selections from Atlantida ORFF—Carmina Burana

18 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Mitsuko Uchida conducts Mozart from the keyboard. STRAVINSKY—Concerto in D Major for String Orchestra MOZART—Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-Flat Major, K. 456 MOZART—Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546 MOZART—Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-Flat Major, K. 271, Jeunehomme MOZART—Piano Concerto No. 11 in F Major, K. 413 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Variations on America Music by our resident composers always makes a good impression.

20 Wednesday 8:00 PM LIVE! AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW Pablo Heras-Casado/Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Eugene Ugorsky, violin PROKOFIEV—Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34 WEINBERG—Violin Concerto, Op. 67 SHOSTAKOVICH—Symphony No. 10

21 Thursday 8:00 PM SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL SCHUMANN—Andante and Variations in B-Flat Major Cecile Licad and Victor Asuncion, pianos; Julie Landsman, horn; Joseph Johnson, cello; Nicholas Canellakis, cello BARTÓK—Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz 110 Cecile Licad and Victor Asuncion, pianos; Jeffrey Milarsky and David Tolen, percussion 9:00 PM HARMONIA See listing for June 10th at 12 p.m. 10:06 PM CENTER STAGE FROM WOLF TRAP DVOŘÁK—Quartet in F, Op. 96 “American” - Lenot GRIFFES—Two Sketches on Native American Themes Cypress String Quartet BURHANS—Keymaster Janus LISZT—Two songs Kate Lindsey, ms.; Kim Pensinger Witman, p. BRAHMS—Trio No. 2 in C, Op. 87 Peabody Trio

19 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Drinking We’re awash in liquid refreshment on this imbibing edition of Ether Game. Our (tentatively scheduled) Sight Reading guest is Chef Daniel Orr. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL Choral Music of Antonin Dvořák Sacred and secular pieces will be featured, including the composer’s popular Mass in D major, Op. 86B. 10:06 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC Grammy Winners 2012 A look at how contemporary composers took seven of the nine classical categories in this year’s Grammys

Mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey

22 Friday 8:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER Soul Jazz of the 60s As rock music was changing the pop world in the 1960s, saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, pianist Horace Silver and

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drummer Art Blakey drew bebop, rhythm and blues, and gospel into a powerful small-group sound. Alto saxophonist Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson and drummer Kenny Washington lead inspired sets in tribute to their soulful predecessors. 10:09 PM AFTERGLOW Songs of the Season: Summer Afterglow’s annual tribute to the arrival of warm weather

8:00 PM NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK CONDUCTOR: Pinchas Zukerman SOLOIST: Pinchas Zukerman, violin J.S. BACH—Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041 MOZART—Violin Concerto No. 3 STRAVINSKY—Concerto in D Major for String Orchestra (1961 revision) MOZART—Symphony No. 39

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1:00 PM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO HANDEL—Rinaldo Starring David Daniels, Julia Kleiter, Elza van den Heever, Luca Pisaroni, Sonia Prina, and Iestyn Davies. Harry Bicket conducts the performance. 8:00 PM HOMETOWN WITH TOM ROZNOWSKI After Dinner Special 8:05 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER The Dream’s On Me: We all have dreams. 9:00 PM CELTIC CONNECTIONS Summer Festival Preview A preview of performers who will be appearing at some of the major summer music festivals in Ireland, Canada, and the U.S. 11:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Café Society Café Society was New York City’s first integrated nightclub and a gathering spot for politically engaged artists and intellectuals, as well as jazz performers such as Billie Holiday and Frank Newton. We hear music from the musicians who played there and talk with cultural historian Michael McGerr and Café Society expert Terry TrillingJosephson.

8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Charles Dutoit conducts Don Quixote. HAYDN—Symphony No. 85 in B-Flat Major, La Reine STRAUSS—Don Quixote (John Sharp, cello; Charles Pikler, viola) RACHMANINOV—Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 (Nikolai Lugansky, piano) 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Oh, Canada! A collection of Canadian composers, competition winners, and pipe organs in celebration of Canada Day

24 Sunday 11:00 AM RADIOLAB When Brains Attack! Strange stories of brains that lead their owners astray, knock them off balance, and, sometimes, propel them to do amazing things. 12:00 PM HARMONIA Consorts for the End of Time This week on Harmonia, it’s the end of the world as we know it. We hear movements from a Mass for the end of time, sample 9th century Frankish music on apocalyptic themes, and explore some of the earliest polyphony ever sung. 1:00 PM WITH HEART AND VOICE Saints Peter & Paul Sacred choral and organ music to celebrate two of the foundational saints of the church, Peter and Paul 7:00 PM PROFILES Slavenka Drakulic, journalist and novelist

26 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Re-discoveries We discover music that’s been lost, overlooked, or forgotten on this unearthing edition of Ether Game. Our guest on Sight Reading is actor and singer Robert Shaw. 9:00 PM SOUNDS CHORAL Spotlight: National Lutheran Choir Since 1986, the National Lutheran Choir has sought to strengthen, renew, and preserve the Lutheran heritage of choral music. We sample from their more than 25 recordings. 10:06 PM HORIZONS IN MUSIC New Music, Live Music Exclusive live recordings of new music performed at some of America’s fabled summer music festivals

27 Wednesday 8:00 PM LIVE! AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW Herbert Blomstedt/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Emily Beynon, flute SIBELIUS—Tapiola, Op. 112 NIELSEN—Flute Concerto, Op. 119 DVOŘÁK—Symphony No. 7, Op. 70

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8:00 PM SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL NEIKRUG—Clarinet Quintet David Shifrin, clarinet; Orion String Quartet: Daniel Phillips and Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello BRAHMS—Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Op. 114 David Shifrin, clarinet; Eric Kim, cello; Shai Wosner, piano 9:00 PM HARMONIA Consorts for the End of Time See listing for June 24th, 12:00 PM. 10:06 PM CENTER STAGE FROM WOLF TRAP TELEMANN—Sonata Corellisante V in g, TWV 42, g 4 REBEL Baroque CORIGLIANO—Chiaroscuro, for two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart Ursula Oppens and Jerome Lowenthal, pianos DVOŘÁK—Quintet in A, Op. 81 Menahem Pressler, p.; American String Quartet

29 Friday 8:00 PM JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER To be announced 10:09 PM AFTERGLOW Voice of the Big Bands: Helen Forrest Helen Forrest sang with some of the most popular big bands of the swing era—Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, and Harry James. This program features recordings she made with all three orchestras, as well as her duets with Dick Haymes and her later solo sides.

30 Saturday 1:00 PM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO VERDI—Aïda Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Marcello Giordani, Jill Grove, Gordon Hawkins, and Štefan Kocán. 8:00 PM HOMETOWN WITH TOM ROZNOWSKI Not While I’m Around 8:05 PM THE FOLK SAMPLER Ladies Choice: What the ladies have to sing 9:00 PM CELTIC CONNECTIONS Civil War Music Our annual tradition around Independence Day is to focus on music of the American Civil War, with a nod to America’s first popular composer of songs, Stephen Foster, born on the Fourth of July. 11:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Jivin’ with the DJs Jazz odes to Symphony Sid Torin, Oscar Treadwell, and other DJs, from Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Illinois Jacquet, and others June 2012 / Directions in Sound / Page 13


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Troy Cockrum, a middle school English teacher at St. Thomas Aquinas in Indianapolis, talks with students as they write papers on their school-owned laptops. Cockrum was featured in WFIU reporter Kyle Stokes’ award-winning report on “flipped” classrooms.

WFIU News Director Stan Jastrzebski was awarded first place in the Best Feature category for “Legislative Comedy.” The report focused on the lighthearted tone of the first few weeks of the Indiana House of Representatives’ 2011 legislative session, which saw an unusual amount of comedic banter on the floor of the House. The WFIU News Department won second place in the Best Documentary or Special category for its series of reports called “How 9/11 Shaped Indiana.” Broadcast ten years after the September 11 attacks on the Pentagon, United Airlines Flight 93, and the World Trade Center in New York, the series reported on how our world and daily lives have changed since then. WFIU reporter Kyle Stokes received a second place award in the Best Education Coverage category for his report on “flipped classrooms,” that studied teachers who replace inclass lectures with short online videos that students watch at home. The flip-flop of homework and lecture leaves class time open for students to complete their assignments, with their teacher standing by to offer one-on-one help. Page 14 / Directions in Sound / June 2012

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POV: My Reincarnation Thursday, June 21, 10 p.m. My Reincarnation tells the story of Tibetan-trained Buddhist master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and his Italian-born son who refuses to accept the destiny he inherited from birth. Filmed over twenty years in seventeen countries, the documentary follows Namkhai Norbu’s rise as a Buddhist teacher in the West, while his son, Yeshi— recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master—breaks away from his father’s tradition to embrace the modern world. Norbu feels responsible for keeping an ancient spiritual and cultural tradition alive in the face of a 50-year long diaspora that threatens Tibetan identity. Along with the Tibetan Buddhist community, he is convinced Yeshi is the reincarnation of his own master and destined to take up the teaching. Yeshi, however, was raised in Italy and feels and looks more like an upand-coming young businessman than anybody’s spiritual master. Yet he can’t quite turn away from his father’s legacy. My Reincarnation is also an intimate account of Norbu’s life and work. Fleeing Tibet in 1959 in the wake of the Chinese takeover, he settled in Italy, married an Italian woman, had two children and began the work that brought him worldwide recognition as a spiritual master and scholar. The film shows 20 years of constant travel as he lectures, counsels, and leads ritual Buddhist observances. Over the years he appears to take on extra burdens—for the hopes, fears and challenges of Tibetans scattered in foreign lands, and for the survival of Tibetan Buddhism itself.

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