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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Next time on Peninsula Performances,

“Two Flutes and a Trombone” is the collection of three Senior Recitals from the Northern Michigan University’s Department of Music, featuring Cat Nevela, Paris Puuri, and Sydney Elliot in concert.

NMU Music Department

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Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, George Gershwin and more: in the Fall of 2018, the NMU Music Department had not three, not four, but five different ensembles in a jazzy performance of blues, jazz standards and more!  Plus, additional jazzy material from Fall 2018.

NMU Music Department

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An ensemble of dedicated young musicians from across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula performed in January and May 2019 as the U.P. Youth Symphony Orchestra!  Hear music from the great composers as well as some lesser-known works in a fast-paced duo of concerts

tonttu.com (Craig Randal Johnson)

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Enjoy the sounds of Sisu, at piano!  Craig Randal Johnson performs Piano Music of Finland, celebrating 100 years of Finnish Independence, from March 14, 2017.  Then, enjoy the music of the NMU Music Faculty with Violinist Barbara Rhyneer, and Harpist Nancy Redfern, performing music of Bach, O’Carolan and more.

Public Radio 90

Peninsula Performances - August 2019

Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Rebroadcast Tuesday afternoons at 1pm ET)

 

 

 

9/06 & 10

NMU Orchestra Children’s Concert 2-27-19 / 2-28-18

In time for back-to-school, the sounds of the NMU Orchestra’s Children’s Concerts reach all ages; music from film scores and familiar themes that are fun for everyone (from February 2019 and 2018).

 

9/13 & 17

Bay College

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Two sopranos will serenade you; Elizabeth Grugin held a voice recital in May of 2018, performing works of Haydn, Barber, Britten amongst others.  Cheyenne Kaufman interpreted music of Clara Schumann, Satie, Bellini and others for her Senior Recital in November of 2017.

Program:

Guest Artist - Elizabeth Grugin, soprano (5/19/18)

Next time on Peninsula Performances,

Youth orchestral performers took to the Reynolds Recital Hall stage, performing music of Tchaikovsky, Hindemith and Britten in May 2018, and also in June of 2017, with music of Debussy, Sibelius and Stravinsky.

 UPYO 5/13/18

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11 - II. Andante Cantabile
  • Antonio Vivaldi - Bassoon Concerto in D minor, RV 481
  • Paul Hindemith - Funf Stucke fur Streichorchester, Op. 44 - I. Langsam
  • Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony, Op. 4

UPYO 6/17/17

NMU Music Department

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Look back to 2017 with two concerts; an NMU Band and Wind Ensemble performance from April, and guest artist Brian Carter with a horn recital from March.

Program:

NMU Band and Wind Ensemble, 4-12-17

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Peninsula Performances - July 2019:  Friday evenings at 8pm ET (Encore Tuesday afternoons at 1pm ET)

7/05 & 09

Rebroadcast: Bach Festival Concert 10-21-18 / Woodwind Studio Recital 11-27-18

(First broadcast from 3/08/19)

The Bach Festival Concert was part of Bachfest Marquette in the fall of 2018, and featured an all Bach program, for instrumentation from duets to quintets.  The Woodwind Studio Recital, also from that fall, featured Mozart, Handel and Charpentier.

7/12 & 16

Marquette Arts & Culture Center

Next time on Peninsula Performances,

The Bach Festival Concert was part of Bachfest Marquette in the fall of 2018, and featured an all Bach program, for instrumentation from duets to quintets.  The Woodwind Studio Recital, also from that fall, featured Mozart, Handel and Charpentier.

Program:

BachFest Concert - Lake Superior Piano Workshop, 10-21-2018

All pieces composed by Johann Sebastian Bach

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