Peninsula Performances

Fridays at 8pm (repeats Tuesdays at 1pm)

Highlighting musical talent from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this program features performances from large music ensembles, chamber groups, soloists, and musicians of all kinds.

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Repeats Tuesday at 1pm ET)

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In 2017, the Marquette Choral Society presented “Laudate Dominum: Cantatas at the Cathedral.” The cantatas included Benjamin Britten's "St. Nicolas Cantata" and Arthur Honegger's "Une Cantate de Noël.” The Marquette Choral Society was joined by the Diosesan Children's Choir.

Program:

  • Benjamin Britten - St. Nicolas Cantata
  • Arthur Honegger - Une Cantate de Noel

Tune in Friday at 8pm ET, and again Tuesday at 1pm ET on Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM 90.1 in Marquette, online at wnmufm.org

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Peninsula Performances Listings January 2020:

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Re-broadcasted Tuesday afternoons at 1pm ET)

1/03 & 07 Strings and Percussion (Rebroadcast from 4/19/19)

Two orchestras and a “cello crew” perform: the NMU String Orchestra team up with string players from Sault Ste. Marie, MI (10-20-18). We also feature an NMU Percussion Ensemble concert (11-10-18).

1/10 & 14 NMU Music Faculty Focus

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Get jolly with holiday collage concerts, from the NMU Music Department!  We’re taking a look back at two different collections of performers as they present music sure to inspire warmth and goodwill this time of year.

Program

NMU Holiday Collage Concerts

  • December 6, 2018
  • December 7, 2017

Both concerts recorded in Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

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12/06 & 10

NMU Music Holiday Collage Concerts 12-6-18 / 12-7-17

Get jolly with holiday collage concerts, from the NMU Music Department!  We’re taking a look back at two different collections of performers as they present music sure to inspire warmth and goodwill this time of year.

12/13 & 17

Marquette Choral Society: Cantatas at the Cathedral (from 2017)

(Rebroadcast #1711)

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Enjoy a program of two great voices; Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor performed at Northern Michigan University in March of 2019, and NMU Music Department graduate and soprano Danielle Augsburger held a recital in September 2018.

Program:

Kelley O'Connor, 3-23-19

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Honor the service of our Veterans with music from the November 2018 NMU Choir Veteran’s Day Concert, along with other works that pay tribute to our Armed Forces.

The program will consist of patriotic music from composers such as William Billings, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Samuel Ward and more.

Tune in Friday at 8pm ET, and again Tuesday at 1pm ET on Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM 90.1 in Marquette, or online at wnmufm.org

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Guitarist Ana Vidovic visited the campus of Northern Michigan University on multiple occasions, and on this program we’ll turn to her 2008 and 2012 visits as part of the Pine Mountain Music Festival.

Tune in Friday at 8pm ET on Public Radio 90 or wnmufm.org

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The Upper Peninsula is a great place to visit, and the visiting artists featured on the program know that too.  Hear from a variety of musical visitors to the U.P. 

Program:

Pine Mountain Music Festival 2019 - Bergonzi Trio

  • Ludwig van Beethoven - Trio in B flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
  • Johannes Brahms - Trio in B Major, Op. 8

Percussion Group Cincinnati, 3-29-19 (Excerpts)

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Peninsula Performances Listings

November 2019:

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Re-broadcasted Tuesday afternoons at 1pm ET)

11/01 & 05

Guitarist Ana Vidovic 

(Rebroadcast #1805)

Guitarist Ana Vidovic visited the campus of Northern Michigan University on multiple occasions, and on this program we’ll turn to her 2008 and 2012 visits as part of the Pine Mountain Music Festival

11/08 & 12

A Veteran’s Celebration

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Bask in grandiose sounds on the program, with bands, orchestras, choirs and other large ensembles from the Upper Peninsula area.

Program:

Excerpts from the following concerts:

  • 10-15-16 University Choir & Chamber Orchestra
  • 4-12-17 Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble
  • 2-26-19 University Choir & Jazz Band
  • 10-14-17 Far North Brass

Tune in Friday at 8pm ET, and again Tuesday at 1pm ET on Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM 90.1 in Marquette, or online at wnmufm.org

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