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May 2018

Ingrid Matthews

with the Festival Orchestra Sunday, May 27, 7 p.m.

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The Bloomington Early Music Festival (BLEMF) and the Historical Performance Institute (HPI) at IU’s Jacobs School of Music are teaming up with Early Music America (EMA) for more than a week of free events. The spotlight will fall on numerous renowned performers from around the world and close to home, including fortepianist Robert Levin; Les Ordinaires; harpsichordists Melisande McNabney and Jory Vinikour; soprano Adriana Ruiz; violinist Rachel Wong; the Bloomington Bach Cantata Project; the Costanoan Trio; the Festival Sacred Music Project; Rumore Terribile; and the always unpredictable and fun project, HPI Goes POP!. The Festival also will include two performances of EMA Emerging Artists from across North America, as well as the EMA Young Performers Festival – five concerts in three days that survey the best that American collegiate early music programs have to offer. In addition, there will be a salute to the City of Bloomington’s bicentennial with a starstudded performance by local old-time musicians and dancers, a project led by folk performer Grey Larsen – as well as a hands-on workshop exploring the legacy of the late local fiddler Joe Dawson.

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A Bounty of Early Music on Stage, Online, and on Air This Month


“We’re truly thrilled to be hosting this celebration in our community this year,” says BLEMF President Alain Barker. “It comes at a time of impressive growth and interest in early music, especially as we expand the concept of what it means to study and perform historical performance.” WFIU is proud to serve as the Festival’s primary media partner. We’ll be offering live streams of selected events; exclusive in-studio conversations and performances, not only that week within Performance Today, but in the weeks to follow within Profiles and Harmonia; and, on Sunday, May 27, at 7 p.m., a live broadcast from IU’s Auer Hall featuring the Festival Orchestra led by concertmaster Ingrid Matthews.

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Jazz Notes

Here are some of the guests we have lined in for future Profiles interviews. No definite airdates have been set, but we expect to broadcast interviews with the following people over the next few weeks and months.

With summer nearly at hand, open windows and green trees and freshlymowed grass just around the corner, the WFIU jazz department is putting in screens, dusting off gardening tools, and gathering music to make your coming month a grand one. On Just

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Mary-Claire King Mary-Claire King is a geneticist and a professor at the University of Washington, where she studies the genetics and interaction of genetics and environmental influences on human conditions such as breast and ovarian cancer, inherited deafness, and schizophrenia. King is known for three major accomplishments: identifying breast cancer genes; demonstrating that humans and chimapnzees are 99% genetically identical; and applying genomic sequencing to identify victims of human rights abuses.

You and Me you’ll hear new releases from Van Morrison (teaming up with organist

Michael Burawoy Michael Burawoy is a sociologist and professor at The University of California – Berkeley who has been a participant observer of industrial workplaces in four countries: Zambia, United States, Hungary and Russia. In his different projects he has tried to illuminate – from the standpoint of the working class – postcolonialism, the organization of consent to capitalism, the peculiar forms of class consciousness and work organization in state socialism, and, finally, the dilemmas of transition from socialism to capitalism. Richard Ross Richard Ross is a photographer, researcher and professor of art based in Santa Barbara, California. Ross has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Annie E. Casey and MacArthur Foundations. Ross was awarded both Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships. His most recent work, the “– In Justice” series, turns a lens on the placement and treatment of American juveniles housed by law in facilities that treat, confine, punish, assist and, occasionally, harm them. David Weaver and Cleve Wilhoit Professor David Weaver was on the faculty of the IU School of Journalism for 37 years, teaching mainly research methods and political communication to graduate students. In earlier years, he taught newswriting, newspaper editing, and public opinion to undergraduates. Cleve Wilhoit was a nationally-recognized journalism researcher and professor at Indiana University for 36 years. Wilhoit was Weaver’s mentor at Indiana University and the two collaborated on three highly successful and influential books, The American Journalist (1986), The American Journalist in the 1990s and The American Journalist in the 21st Century.

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Joey DeFrancesco!), Brad Mehldau (playing the music of Bach), trumpeter Eddie Henderson and piano prodigy Joey Alexander. David Brent Johnson will also highlight music from the much-anticipated “Savory Collection,” never-before-heard broadcasts from the late 1930s and early ’40s featuring saxophonist Lester Young, pianist Fats Waller, and other jazz greats. Afterglow host Mark Chilla brings us

another set of diverse and compelling programs this month, featuring jazz singers from Detroit, second-generation Great American Songbook composer Cy Coleman, and for Memorial Day weekend, songs that sustained American morale through the World War II years. Following Afterglow every Friday evening at 9, Night Lights offers tributes to the dynamic drummer Buddy Rich and the music of modern-day jazz artist Carla Bley, as well as a look at the role American jazz musicians played as cultural ambassadors during the Cold War. Don’t forget (how could you?) to get

your groove on every Friday afternoon from 3 to 5 with Brother William Morris in The Soul Kitchen. The Soul Kitchen opens again on Saturdays from 10 to midnight for some slow-cooked late-night jams. Stay tuned! May 2018 / Page 3








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WFIU PROGRAM LISTINGS 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; fr, from; 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 4 and 5.

1 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Musical Metropolis: Paris All this month, the Ether Game Brain Trust is exploring different musical metropolises. To kick things off, we’ll take a stroll along the Seine to explore the music of the City of Lights: Paris! 10:00 PM RELEVANT TONES Composer Spotlight: Alvin Singleton Critic Kyle Gann says “Singleton’s music is soulful, with an understated simplicity that I particularly prize. Despite the studied economy of his means and the set character of his images, the music is never cold … nor abstract. It glows with warmth.” We’ll feature Singleton’s music on this Composer Spotlight.

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8:00 PM SYMPHONYCAST Houston Symphony Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor Mojca Erdmann, soprano Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone Houston Symphony Chorus DVORAK: Te Deum MAHLER: Symphony No. 4

1:00 PM METROPOLITAN OPERA GOUNOD – Romeo and Juliet Bartlett Sher’s production of Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation was a hit of the 2016–17 Met season (“a revelation” declared the Huffington Post). Now the sweeping tragedy returns with Ailyn Pérez and Bryan Hymel, both celebrated in French repertoire, as the star crossed young lovers. Plácido Domingo conducts.

3 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER End of Time Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano Jörg Widmann, Clarinet; Nicolas Dautricourt, Violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello; Gilles Vonsattel, Piano 9:00 PM HARMONIA Something Borrowed, Something New They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. This week, we’ll explore composers who borrow – from each other and themselves – to create something brilliantly new and yet familiar. We’ll cut across the ages, exploring the Faenza Codex, Handel oratorio, and perhaps the most accomplished borrower of all time – Johann Sebastian Bach. 10:00 PM FIESTA! Blas Galindo: Famous Unknown Just as Joaquín Rodrigo’s music has been overshadowed by the extraordinary success of Concerto de Aranjuez, the composer Blas Galindo has experienced the same fate because of his Sones de Mariachi. This program focuses on the monumental work of Galindo as a symphonic composer as well as the author of some delicate and delightful chamber pieces.

4 Friday 8:00 PM AFTERGLOW I Love Lucys: Lucy Ann Polk and Lucy Reed This week on the program, we explore the songs of two little-remembered jazz singers: Lucy Ann Polk and Lucy Reed. Both Lucys got their start singing in big bands in the late ’40s/early ’50s, and developed their own, unique ballad styles in the late 1950s. 9:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Put On Earth To Play Drums: Buddy Rich A celebration of the iconic drummer, featuring the music of his big bands and small groups, as well as some of his vocal recordings and excerpts from a 1969 interview.

Alvin Singleton

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6 Sunday 1:00 PM FOLKTALES Folktale of Caution “Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” That bit of cautionary advice comes from Robert Frost, and opens the door to Pandora’s Box, you might say, for musical reminders of what may happen if you don’t heed those wise words. Buyers—and listeners—beware, you don’t know what’s around that next corner, so watch your backs, and join us for this red-flagged Folktale of Caution! 8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK Music Director Profile: Zubin Mehta SCHOENBERG: Gurrelieder: I (excerpt) BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7: III (excerpt) JOAN TOWER: Sequoia (excerpt) UNKNOWN: Prelude (excerpt) Mehli Mehta, violin MOZART: Romance (excerpt) Jan Kubelik, violin BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3 (excerpt) (From NYP Archives 9/14/1978) BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra (excerpt) MAHLER: Symphony No. 1: II (excerpt) (From NYP Archives 9/14/1978) BARTOK: Piano Concerto No. 1: III (From NYP Archives 1/22/1982) Daniel Barenboim, piano BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8: Adagio (excerpt) FURTWANGLER: Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 (From NYP Archives 2/7/1986) WEBERN: Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 (From NYP Archives 3/3/1990) STEVE REICH: Tehillim - Psalms 19:2-15 (excerpt) Julianne Baird, soprano RAVI SHANKAR: Concerto No. 2 for Sitar & Orchestra, Raga-mala: IV (From NYP Archives 4/25/1981) CRUMB: Ancient Voice of Children: II (excerpt) (From NYP Archives) MOZART: Symphony No. 25 (From NYP Archives 1/22/1982) MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 - Scherzo SCHOENBERG: Gurrelieder: Finale WAGNER: Forest Murmurs from Siegfried (excerpt) BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8: IV WAGNER: The Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla (excerpt)

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8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY Fabio Biondi and Vivica Genaux Corelli: Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 4 Giacomelli: Sposa, non mi conosci from Merope (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano) Veracini: Giá presso al termine from Adriano in Siria (Vivica Genaux, mezzosoprano) Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D Major, RV 222 (Fabio Biondo, violin) Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 271 (L’amorso) (Fabio Biondo, violin) Ariosti: Questi ceppi from La fede ne’ tradimenti (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano) Vivaldi: Agitata da due venti from Griselda (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano) Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F Major, RV 284 (Fabio Biondo, violin) Corelli: Concerto grosso in B-flat Major, Op. 6, No. 11 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Kansas City, Here We Come! A prelude to the upcoming national convention of the American Guild of Organists in and around Kansas City (July 1-6, 2018)

8:00 PM SYMPHONYCAST Nashville Symphony André Watts, piano DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun MACDOWELL: Piano Concerto No. 2 KIP WINGER: Conversations with Nijinsky STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite

8:00 PM AFTERGLOW The Best Is Yet To Come: The Songs Of Cy Coleman ​ This week, we’ll explore the music of Cy Coleman, a pop and Broadway composer and part of the “second generation” of Great American Songbook composers. Coleman worked with lyricists Carolyn Leigh and Dorothy Fields to pen such memorable tunes as “Witchcraft” and “Big Spender.” 9:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS The Carla Bley Songbook Carla Bley is renowned today for her bigband writing and its wide-ranging use of musical and emotional elements, but it was small-group recordings of her work in the 1960s by musicians such as Jimmy Giuffre, Gary Burton, George Russell, and her husband Paul Bley introduced her pieces to the jazz world.

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8 Tuesday 7:00 PM PRIMARY NIGHT COVERAGE It’s primary election night in Indiana. U.S. Representatives Todd Rokita and Luke Messer are among those vying to win the Republican nomination for Senate, and thus attempt to unseat Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly in November. Join us for periodic updates from the WFIU-WTIU Newsroom about this and other key races contested today at the polls. 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Musical Metropolis: London We continue our musical journey around different cities this week by hopping on a double-decker bus and taking a trip around Piccadilly Circus. Mind the gap, because this week, we’re heading to London! 10:00 PM RELEVANT TONES In The Field: Big Ears Festival Seth Boustead and producer Sarah Zwinklis are taking a road trip to Knoxville, Tennessee. Regarded as one of the most unique, boundary-defying and eagerly anticipated cultural gatherings – “a music festival with a rare vision” (The New York Times) – Big Ears Festival returns in 2018 with perhaps its most multi-faceted and diverse line up to date. Spanning four days in March, the festival features over 100 performances, including Bang on a Can, Brooklyn Rider, and International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), in venues throughout downtown Knoxville.

Andre Watts

10 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Schubert and Brahms Schubert: “Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt” for Voice and Piano, D. 877, Op. 62, No. 4 Michelle Areyzaga, Soprano; Wu Han, Piano Brahms: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26 Alessio Bax, Piano; Ani Kavafian, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Paul Watkins, Cello 9:00 PM HARMONIA Around Town: Vienna This week, we explore music composed in Vienna, and the men who wrote it, from Walther and Heinrich Finck, to Schmelzer and Fux. 10:00 PM FIESTA! Best of the 2017 Latino Music Festival – Part 1 The Chicago Latino Music Festival is one of the largest classical music festivals to feature Latino music. Every year they feature world-class performers in a repertoire that goes from the Colonial Period to the present and from soloist and chamber music to symphonic works and even opera and ballet. Fiesta! showcases a selection of the music heard during the twelfth edition of this festival.

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1:00 PM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO – Orphée et Eurydice Conductor: Harry Bicket Orphée: Dmitry Korchak Eurydice: Andriana Chuchman Amour: Lauren Snouffer

13 Sunday 1:00 PM FOLKTALES Folktale of Gardening “You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt.” Now we don’t know who said that, but this edition, we’re testing the soil—and that theory, with a listen to horticulturally delightful music from around the globe. It’s a well-tended assortment, so if you’re looking for a world of great growing tips, be sure to gather round the radio and dig in, for this two (green) thumbs up Folktale! 8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK A Sibelius Sojourn SIBELIUS: Finlandia Zubin Mehta, conductor SIBELIUS: Pohjola’s Daughter SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto Zino Francescatti, violin and Leonard Bernstein, conductor SIBELIUS: Pelléas et Mélisande Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 Lorin Maazel, conductor

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14 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY Augustin Hadelich plays Mozart, with Edo de Waart conducting Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28 Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K.219 “Turkish” (Augustin Hadelich, violin) Adams: Harmonielehre J. C. Bach: Symphony in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6 (Nicholas McGegan, conductor) 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Music of the Night Whether in a poetic vision or an emotional sensibility, regardless of the time of day, sometimes a nocturnal impression provides exactly the right mood.

15 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Musical Metropolis: Vienna ​ Our musical journey this week travels to the City of Music, the City of Dreams, the City of the Waltz, and the City of Schnitzel: Vienna! 10:00 PM RELEVANT TONES Live at LPR: Cinco de Mayo (Le) Poisson Rouge (LPR) is a multimedia art cabaret founded by musicians on the site of the historic Village Gate in New York City. This performance was recorded live at LPR to celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018 by presenting a musical program dedicated to Latin composers.

16 Wednesday 8:00 PM SYMPHONYCAST Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Antonio Pappano, conductor Lisa Batiashvili, violin LYADOV: The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62 TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, Op. 95 “From the New World”

17 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER The Power of Two Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie in A major for Violin and Harp, Op. 124 (SPAC) Kristin Lee, Violin; Bridget Kibbey, Harp Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques for Piano, Four Hands Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano; Gilbert Kalish, Piano Boëllmann: Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40 Gary Hoffman, Cello; David Selig, Piano

9:00 PM HARMONIA Form and Function The music of medieval France was deeply and inextricably tied to the poetry from which it sprang. This week, we’re exploring the music of early 14th century French poet and composer Jehan de Lescurel. 10:00 PM FIESTA! Best of the 2017 Latino Music Festival – Part 2 The Chicago Latino Music Festival is one of the largest classical music festivals to feature Latino music. Every year they feature world class performers in a repertoire that goes from the Colonial period to the present and from soloist and chamber music to symphonic works and even opera and ballet. In Part 2, Fiesta! continues its showcase of music heard during the twelfth edition of this festival.

18 Friday 8:00 PM AFTERGLOW Detroit’s Jazz Songbirds Detroit is a city known for its R&B and soul, but this week, we look at the many jazz singers who once called the Motor City home, including Betty Carter, Sheila Jordan, and Dianne Reeves.​ 9:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Jazz Goes To The Cold War A look at how musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, and Louis Armstrong represented the U.S. through State Department sponsored-tours during the Cold War era of the 1950s and ’60s, and some of the ensuing tensions that developed.

19 Saturday 1:00 PM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO – Rigoletto Conductor: Marco Armiliato Duke of Mantua: Matthew Polenzani Borsa: Mario Rojas Countess Ceprano: Whitney Morrison Rigoletto: Quinn Kelsey Marullo: Takaoki Onishi Count Ceprano: Alan Higgs Count Monterone: Todd Thomas

8:00 PM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK Music Director Profile: Leonard Bernstein BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture MAHLER: Except from Symphony No. 4 Reri Grist, soprano BOULEZ: Improvisation sur Mallarme No. 1 Marni Nixon, soprano BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No 1 Glenn Gould, piano

21 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY David Afkam and Emanuel Ax Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 (Emanuel Ax, piano) Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93 Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Houston AGO 2016 (IV) A final round of performances from the 2016 national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Houston, TX.

22 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Musical Metropolis: Rome The Ether Game Brain Trust continues our month-long journey of musical metropolises by travelling to the city that all roads lead to: Rome! 10:00 PM RELEVANT TONES Musical Mythology Seth Boustead talks with composer Stacy Garrop about the new recording of her Mythology Symphony inspired by Greek myths. Starting with the exhilarating opening movement, Becoming Medusa, which tells the story of Medusa, a beautiful woman turned into a hideous monster, to the quiet sounds of Penelope Waits, the second movement with the touching tale of a wife waiting for her heroic husband, and much, much more!

20 Sunday 1:00 PM FOLKTALES Folktale of Mystery According to young adult novelist, Nova Ren Suma, “The story you choose to tell isn’t always the story you believe.” That makes for a suspenseful outcome, no matter how you tell the folktale, and that’s what this week’s show is all about. We’re following cliff-hangers, conundrums and various perplexities around the world of music, so if you’re wondering whodunit, hear for yourself on this Folktale of Mystery. Stacy Garrop

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23 Wednesday 8:00 PM SYMPHONYCAST Cincinnati Symphony Louis Langrée, conductor Kit Armstrong, piano ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 BAILEY HOLLAND: World Premiere SCRIABIN: Poem of Ecstasy

24 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Back to Bach Bach: Suite No. 3 in C major for Cello, BWV 1009) Colin Carr, Cello Bach: English Suite in A minor for Keyboard, BWV 807 Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 (ATH) Sean Lee, Violin Solo; Sooyun Kim, Flute I; Tara Helen O’Connor, Flute II; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin I; Kristin Lee, Violin II; Che-Yen Chen, Viola; Keith Robinson, Cello; Scott Pingel, Double Bass; Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord 9:00 PM HARMONIA And the Oscar Goes To… Each year, Early Music America presents its annual awards to outstanding contributors in the field of early music. This week, we explore the work of 2018 recipients Ross Duffin and Beverly Simmons, Risa Browder and John Moran, and The Rose Ensemble. 10:00 PM FIESTA! The Spanish Piano The romantic quality of Spain is embedded in many of the compositions to come out of the country, especially for the piano. Host Elbio Barilari chooses some of the greatest piano music from Spain and explores some of the lesser-known heroes of the piano.

25 Friday 8:00 PM AFTERGLOW The Songs That Won The War ​ For Memorial Day weekend, we’ll explore the music of World War II, and some the songs from the Great American Songbook that were tied to the war effort, like “The Last Time I Saw Paris,” “I’ll Be Seeing You,” and “G.I. Jive.” 9:00 PM NIGHT LIGHTS Ready For Freddie Redd A salute to hardbop pianist Freddie Redd, featuring recordings he made with artists such as Jackie McLean and Tina Brooks.​


27 Sunday 1:00 PM FOLKTALES Folktale of Courage “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” That’s what Maya Angelou believed, and it’s the stand we’re taking on this week’s Memorial Day weekend edition of Folktales. We’ll be travelling the globe for courageous musical examples to live by—and hope you’ll join us on this powerful journey. 7:00 PM BLOOMINGTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA LIVE FROM AUER HALL WFIU and BLEMF team up to bring a live broadcast of the Festival’s final concert, which features harpsichordist Jory Vinikour performing the D Minor Concerto by Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as various works by Vivaldi and others. Ingrid Matthews serves as concertmaster.

28 Monday 8:00 PM CHICAGO SYMPHONY Marin Alsop conducts American Music Clyne: Masquerade Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra, Op. 17 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Jon Kimura Parker, piano) Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70 Williams: Excerpts from Lincoln 10:00 PM PIPEDREAMS Fabulous Philadelphia Guest soloists alone, and with the Philadelphia Orchestra, make the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ (by Dobson) shine at Verizon Hall.

summer 2016 and 2017 they toured France, with concerts in Paris, Toulouse, and other cities. They’ll choose works from their large repertoire that ranges from Arvo Pärt to Conrad Tao.

30 Wednesday 8:00 PM SYMPHONYCAST Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Maureen Nelson, violin DVORAK: Romance WALTON: Sonata MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4

31 Thursday 8:00 PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Shostakovich Quartets Shostakovich: Quartet No. 11 in F minor for Strings, Op. 122 (ATH) Shostakovich: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Strings, Op. 68 (ATH) Jerusalem Quartet, Alexander Pavlovsky, Violin I; Sergei Bresler, Violin II; Ori Kam, Viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, Cello 9:00 PM HARMONIA All in the Family As Oscar Wilde once wrote, “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” Family can be the source of both our greatest joys and our deepest frustrations. This week, we explore music by and for families. 10:00 PM FIESTA! Opera Heroes Today a footnote in a history full, mostly, of Italian, German and French names, there were Latin American composers that were considered mega-stars in the opera houses of the 19th century: Mexican Melesio Morales and Brazilian Antônio Carlos Gomes.

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29 Tuesday 8:00 PM ETHER GAME Musical Metropolis: New York City Start spreading the news, because for our last stop on our month-long journey of musical cities, the Ether Game Brain Trust is travelling to the City That Doesn’t Sleep, The Big Apple, The City So Nice They Named It Twice: New York City! 10:00 PM RELEVANT TONES Black Oak Ensemble We invite the Black Oak Ensemble to play an intimate concert at WFMT’s Levin Performance Studio. Black Oak Ensemble, formed by Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio founding members Desirée Ruhstrat and David Cunliffe and Grammy-nominated Spekral Quartet member Aurelien Pederzoli, has been featured on a Ravinia Festival tour from Barcelona to Monte Carlo, and in

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This month on WTIU television

Royal Wedding Watch May 14-19

Leading up to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, PBS presents a 5-part series that goes behind the headlines to unpack the history, ceremony, and traditions shaping this most modern of Royal romances. Coverage of the wedding ceremony begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 19.

Giving Life Insurance to Charitable Causes Life insurance can be a tool with many purposes. When your children were young, you may have purchased a policy to provide them with financial protection in case something should happen to you or your spouse. Perhaps your circumstances have now changed. Many donors own whole life insurance policies they no longer need for family security. If so, consider one of the most satisfying uses for life insurance you no longer need—donating it to a cause dear to your heart, such as WFIU.

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Episode One A Wedding is Announced Monday, May 14 at 10 p.m.

Episode Four How to Celebrate Thursday, May 17 at 10 p.m.

Learn more about the bride and groom, and get the latest news from Windsor, where all the wedding preparations are under way.

Historian Lucy Worsley heads to Hampton Court Palace to discover the secrets behind a State banquet while, back in the London studio, experts and commentators talk about everything from the carriage procession to the cake.

Episode Two What to Wear Tuesday, May 15 at 10 p.m. As speculation grows about what Meghan is wearing, historian Lucy Worsley steps into the archive to look at the dresses chosen by previous Royal brides. Episode Three Ceremony Wednesday, May 16 at 10 p.m.

Episode Five Happily Ever After Friday, May 18 at 10:30 p.m. On the eve of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, it's all the latest news from the very heart of London.

Explore the ceremony and traditions at the heart of a Royal Wedding. When you choose to name a charitable organization as the policy owner and beneficiary, you may qualify for an income tax charitable deduction. Here is an example: John purchased a whole life insurance policy to provide his family financial security in the event of his passing. John’s children are now successful young adults who are doing quite well. John decides to name the IU Foundation—for the benefit of WFIU—as owner and beneficiary of his whole life insurance policy to create a named endowment to support news on WFIU after he passes. John receives a charitable income tax deduction for doing so that can be carried forward for 5 years. To complete your future gift, contact your insurance company and request their beneficiary designation form. It is entirely

separate from your will and does not require a lawyer. Not only is it an easy way to give, but its flexible — you can review and adjust beneficiary designations and percentages anytime. That being said, it is always wise to consult a trusted advisor. For more information on making a beneficiary designation gift contact the IU Foundation Office of Gift Planning at call (800) 558-8311 with any questions about gift opportunities at WFIU.

A Gift Anyone Can Afford? Did you realize there are ways to support WFIU that do not affect your lifestyle or jeopardize your family’s security? Consider including WFIU in your will. Simply provide your attorney with the following: “I give, devise, and bequeath [the sum of/a percentage of/or the residue of my estate] to the Indiana University Foundation, a nonprofit Indiana corporation with principal offices in Bloomington, Indiana, for the benefit and unrestricted support of WFIU, Indiana University, Bloomington campus.”

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May 2018 - Radio Guide  

Listening Guide for WFIU – Public Radio Serving South Central Indiana

May 2018 - Radio Guide  

Listening Guide for WFIU – Public Radio Serving South Central Indiana