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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeDB27cq3fE The British-born, 19-year-old prodigy Sheku Kanneh-Mason was a standout at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this weekend. Kanneh-Mason performed three pieces during the ceremony, as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed the register (out of view of guests and cameras) just after their exchanging of vows. Kanneh-Mason performed Maria Theresia von Paradis' Sicilienne, Gabriel Fauré's Après un rêve and Franz Schubert's "Ave Maria." But,...

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Don Byron On Piano Jazz

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Pulitzer Prize finalist and 2007 Guggenheim Fellow Don Byron is a prodigious multi-instrumentalist and composer. One of the most inventive and compelling musicians of his generation, he is credited for reviving interest in the jazz clarinet, his primary instrument. He has presented projects at major music festivals around the world and is known for playing in a wide variety of genres.

The first "destination" jazz festival took place in Newport, R.I., in 1954 — multiple days, one stage and gorgeous scenery. These days, Newport is going strong, as is Monterey in California, and the festival model has expanded to multiple stages and far beyond big-brimmed hats and lawn chairs.

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On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by Douglas Osmun, one of the resident composers at the Mizzou International Composers Festival. We discussed some of his past works and the piece that he’ll be premiering at this year’s festival.

Mizzou Music: Chen Yi

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This week on Mizzou Music we had a chance to speak with Chen Yi, whose piece Near Distance will be performed as part of the Mizzou International Composers Festival on July 27 at the Missouri Theatre.


This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by Igor Santos, a resident composer at the upcoming Mizzou International Composers Festival. We talked about the piece he’s written for Alarm Will Sound, some of his past works, and video game soundtracks.


On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we had the opportunity to speak with Amanda Feery, One of the resident composers at this year’s Mizzou International Composers Festival. We discussed some of her past works, the uilleann pipes, and the piece she’s written for Alarm Will Sound.


Mizzou Music: Viet Cuong

Jun 18, 2018

This week on Mizzou Music we had the chance to speak with Viet Cuong, one of the resident composers at the upcoming Mizzou International Composers Festival this July. We talked about his piece for the fest, some of his other works, and his creative use of stemware.  


In this week’s episode of Mizzou Music, we continue to look forward to the upcoming Mizzou International Composers Festival this July. We recently had a chance to speak with resident composer Christine Burke. We discussed her past work and the piece she’s composed for the fest.


Mizzou Music: Oren Boneh

Jun 4, 2018

This week on Mizzou Music we had the opportunity to talk with composer Oren Boneh. We discussed his past works and what we can expect to hear from him at the upcoming Mizzou International Composers Festival from July 23 to 28.


On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music, we’re joined by composer Gemma Peacocke. She’ll be a guest composer at the 2018 Mizzou International Composers Festival from July 23 to the 28. We discuss some of her past works and what we can expect to hear at this summer’s festival.


MU School of Music

Note: This recital has been rescheduled for February 20 at 8:30 p.m.

In advance of her faculty recital today in the MU School of Music's Whitmore Recital Hall, Dr. Eli (ELL-ee) Lara was a guest on Mizzou Music. The cello faculty sat down and talked with Trevor Harris about her favored repertoire for solo cello and the tragic backstory of Erwin Schulhoff, whose Duo for violin and cello, she will perform this Sunday afternoon with the School of Music's assistant professor of violin, Julie Rosenfeld.


Amy I-Lin Cheng

A pair of visiting musicians were recent guests on Mizzou Music. Classical 90.5's Trevor Harris talked with Amy I-Lin Cheng and Daniel Schene in advance of their Columbia recitals.


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