Sunday, February 1, 2015

Music For Life Episode 76 -, The Coronation of Poppea, Winter Term Experiences

In this episode of  Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

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with this year's opera production right around the corner, we hear from associate director Kerry Jennings and music director Orcenith Smith about producing Monteverdi's "The Coronation of Poppea," and Anna Gatdula chats with some of the cast members about the story of the opera...

Hannah Gauthier interviews sophomore music student Drew Casey about his Winter Term experience conducting in London...

and I talk with Elleka Okerstrom and Steven Linville about the unveiling of exciting new web site,, that we've developed to bring the 21st Century Musician ideas to the rest of the world!

From the 1996 Archiv Produktion CD of John Eliot Gardiner's realization of Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea, here's the beginning of the opera, the Sinfonia and Prologue.

Also from the Gardiner Monteverdi CD, here is Scene 1 of the opera, the Ritornello "E pur'io torno qui, qual linea al centro."

From the string chamber music recital of  December 10th, 2014, here are violinists Lindsey Sullivan and Allison Emata, violist Tyler Huff, and cellist Peter Lockman performing the first movement, Un poco andante - Allegro molto ed agitato, from String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27, by Edvard Grieg.

From the Student Recital Hour of Wednesday, December 10, 2014,pianist Shiyu Su performs the third movement, Allegro ma non troppo, from the Piano Sonata no. 23, op. 57, by Ludwig van Beethoven.

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