In Performance at Penn State

Second Friday of the month at 11:00am, with a repeat the following Monday night at 8:00pm

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly, hour-long show that brings you the talents of students and faculty from Penn State's School of Music on the University Park Campus.  We'll present a variety of performers and music in each program, most recorded live in-concert. The show produced by WPSU-FM, and hosted by WPSU's Kristine Allen.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, the show begins with the concert overture “In Autumn” by Edvard Grieg, from the Penn State Philharmonic, conducted by Timothy Farrand.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, the show includes: The Cello Sonata by Frederic Chopin, arranged for Viola & Piano by Penn State violist Timothy Deighton, who performs it with pianist Timothy Shafer; and the Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber, played by violinist James Lyon and the Penn State Philharmonic, led by Gerardo Edelstein.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear the “Symphonie fantastique” by Hector Berlioz, played by the Penn State Philharmonic with Gerardo Edelstein conducting.

 

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear music from “A German Requiem” by Johannes Brahms, performed by the Penn State Philharmonic, Penn State’s Concert Choir, Essence of Joy, Glee Club, Oriana Singers and University Choir, and conductor Christopher Kiver.

 

 

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the Bach motet, “Komm, Jesu, komm,” sung by the Penn State Concert Choir, directed by Christopher Kiver; and the Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” by Antonin Dvorak, performed by the Penns Woods Music Festival Orchestra, conducted by Gerardo Edelstein.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear The Corsaire Overture by Hector Berlioz, played by the Penn State Philharmonic, led by Gerardo Edelstein; the Brahms Violin Sonata in D minor played by violinist James Lyon & pianist Timothy Shafer of the Penn State faculty; and Mozart’s “Haffner” symphony from the 2019 Penns Woods Music Festival.

 

 

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In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear Penn State Faculty pianist Jose Ramon Mendez play two of the Four Impromptus, D. 935 by Franz Schubert: No. 2 in A-flat and No.3 in B-flat; The Penn State Philharmonic playing The Fountains of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, with guest conductor Theresa Cheung; and PSU faculty saxophonist David Stambler, with pianist Kathy Gattuso-Cinatl, in Moment Musicaux by contemporary American composer Mark Lanz Weiser.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the Overture to “Hansel and Gretel” by Engelbert Humperdink, performed by Penn State’s Clarinet Choir; PSU faculty flutist Naomi Seidman, harpist Anne Sullivan and cellist Jonathan Dexter playing a trio by contemporary Pennsylvania-based composer Joseph Hallman; and a performance of the Bach Magnificat from a Penns Woods Music Festival concert conducted by Christopher Kiver, director of choral activities at Penn State.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear the “Pavane for a Dead Princess,” by Maurice Ravel; Haydn’s “Miracle” Symphony, No. 96 in D, from a 2019 Penn’s Woods Festival Orchestra concert; and Brahms Violin Sonata in A major played by violinist James Lyon and pianist Timothy Shafer.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month: the Mass in C Minor by Mozart, featuring soprano Sarah Shafer; soprano Lisa Rogali; tenor David Schmiech, and bass Jared Stufft, with the Penn State Concert Choir (prepared by Christopher Kiver) and the Penn State Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Gerardo Edelstein.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the Penn State Philharmonic playing two Slavonic Dances by Antonin Dvorak; musicians from the Penn’s Woods Music Festival playing some of the Eight Pieces for English Horn, Clarinet & Piano by Max Bruch; and the Piano Concerto No. 2 in F by Dmitri Shostakovich with pianist Philip Edward Fisher, conductor Gerardo Edelstein and the Penn’s Woods Music Festival Orchestra.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear “Tunis” from “Escales” by Jacques Ibert, played by oboeist Timothy Hurtz and pianist Timothy Shafer; The Penn State Glee Club singing “She waks in beauty,” by Connor Koppin; And the Penn State Philharmonic led by Gerardo Edelstein in the Symphony No. 2 in C by Robert Schumann.   

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear Autumn Song by Felix Mendelssohn, sung by Discantus, a chamber choir from the Oriana Singers with Jane Glocke conducting and Svetlana Rodionova at the piano; then, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, we hear some music inspired by heavenly bodies: "The Planets" by Gustav Holst, played by the Penn State Philharmonic led by Gerardo Edelstein.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we have the Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 539 by Bach, played by the Pennsylvania Quintet; The Penn State Philharmonic, led by Gerardo Edelstein in the “Dances of Galanta” by Zoltan Kodaly; the song, “Spirit,” by Greg Simon, with a text by Walt Whitman, sung by The Penn State Glee Club; and the Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78 by Johannes Brahms, played by PSU faculty members James Lyon, violin and Timothy Shafer, piano.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, the program is devoted to performances from the Penn’s Woods Music Festival: “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” by Claude Debussy; the “Carmen Fantasy” by Pablo de Sarasate, played by violinist Max Zorin and pianist Christophar Guzman, both of the Penn State faculty; and Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 in D.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, the program is devoted to a single work: The Symphony No. 2 in E Minor by Sergei Rachmaninoff, played by the Penn State Philharmonic, with Gerardo Edelstein conducting

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear a suite from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland, from the 2018 Penn’s Woods Music Festival; a song titled “The Snow,” by Sir. Edward Elgar, performed by the Oriana Singers; the Piano Concerto No.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear a sonata in B-flat by Johann David Heinichen and the Piano Trio No. 2 in C by Johannes Brahms, both from the 2018 Penns Woods Music Festival; and the Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Camille Saint-Sens, played by the Penn State Philharmonic, Gerardo Edelstein, conducting, with Alma Bulibekova, a winner of Penn State’s concerto competition.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the Penn State Philharmonic playing the Overture to The Flying Dutchman; The Penn State Symphonic Band in “Hymn to a Blue Hour” by contemporary composer John Mackey; and musicians from the Penns Woods Music Festival playing the Septet in D Minor by Johann Nepomuk Hummel.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the Bach motet, “Komm, Jesu, komm,” sung by the Penn State Concert Choir, directed by Christopher Kiver; and the Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” by Antonin Dvorak, performed by the Penns Woods Music Festival Orchestra, conducted by Gerardo Edelstein.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program showcasing performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear a Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano by Andre Caplet, from the 2016 season of Music at Penns Woods; and the Symphony No. 3 by Franz Schubert, played by the Penn State Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Gerardo Edelstein, in October of 2016. 

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear a Bach viola da gamba sonata, played on viola and piano by two Penn State faculty members; “Capriccio Espangol” by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov played by the Penn State Philharmonic; and from Music at Penn’s Woods 2017, we’ll hear a ballet suite from “Mother Goose” by Maurice Ravel, and a violin duo with an amazing cover of the hit song, “Hotel California” by the Eagles!

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear an instrumental suite from the opera “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Chrstoph Gluck; Penn state guitarist Jonathan Gangi playing a sonatina by Jorge Morel; The Penn State Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Gerardo Edelstein playing the “Sigfried Idyll” by Richard Wagner; and the Penn State Symphonic Band playing “Four French Songs and Dances of the Sixteenth Century” by Robert Hanson.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear the Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius, played by the Penn State Philharmonic, led by Gerardo Edelstein; and Haydn’s Andante & Variations in F Minor, played by pianist Jose Ramon Mendez.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, flutist Naomi Seidman and pianist Christopher Guzman will play a Sonata for Flute & Piano composed in 1927 by Erwin Shulhoff; the Penn State Glee Club, directed by Christopher Kiver, sings “Draw on Sweet Night” by contemporary composer Casey Rule;  and we’ll hear the Penn’s Woods Festival Orchestra, led by Gerardo Edelstein, in the Symphony No. 3 in C by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, we’ll hear choral music in the African American tradition from Essence of Joy (“Striving after God” by Undine Smith Moore and “This is the Day” by Joe Pace); The Penn State Symphonic Wind Ensemble in a suite from the opera, “Mlada” by Nicolai Rimsky Korsakov (arranged by Dennis Glocke); And a Mozart concerto for two pianos from the Music at Penn’s Woods Festival, featuring pianists Christopher Guzman and Cecilia Dunoyer with conductor Gerardo Edelstein.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear cellist Kim Cook play music by Sergei Rachmaninoff from a concert in the Music Penn’s Woods Festival; an instrumental arrangement of “Sunrise, Sunset” from “Fiddler on the Roof,” by Jerry Bock, from that same Penns Woods concert, played by clarinetist Anthony Costa, oboist Timothy Hurtz, and pianist Ann Deighton; and  the Penn State Philharmonic, led by Gerardo Edelstien in Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8.

In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the Overture to “Hansel and Gretel” by Engelbert Humperdink, performed by Penn State’s Clarinet Choir; PSU faculty flutist Naomi Seidman, harpist Anne Sullivan and cellist Jonathan Dexter playing a trio by contemporary Pennsylvania-based composer Joseph Hallman; and a performance of the Bach Magnificat from a Music at Penn’s Woods concert conducted by Christopher Kiver, director of choral activities at Penn State.

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In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear the “Overture, Scherzo and Finale,” by Robert Schumann, from a Music at Penns Woods Concert;  the “Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano” by Bill Douglas from a 2015 Penn State Faculty Recital with Naomie Seidman, Tim Hurtz and Christohper Guzman; and the Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Michael Dolan in a 2017 performance of “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershiwn.

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In Performance at Penn State is a monthly hour-long program that showcases performances from Penn State's School of Music. This month, hear Penn State Faculty pianist Jose Ramon Mendez play two of the Four Impromptus, D. 935: No. 2 in A-flat and No.3 in B-flat; The Penn State Philharmonic playing The Fountains of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, with guest conductor Theresa Cheung; and PSU faculty saxophonist David Stambler, with pianist Kathy Gattuso-Cinatl, in Moment Musicaux by contemporary American composer Mark Lanz Weiser.

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