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'Cello Bae' Sheku Kanneh-Mason Wins Worldwide Fans After Royal Wedding

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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MU School of Music

The MU Director of Athletic Bands Erin Cooper was a guest on this week's Mizzou Music. She previewed this Friday's University Wind Ensemble Missouri Theatre concert.

Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale

Scott Millichamp is the Missouri Symphony Orchestra's Personnel Manager and first horn. He was a guest on this week's Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour discussing what kind of work goes on behind the scenes of an MSO performance.

Missouri Symphony Society

Missouri Symphony Orchestra principal bassist Sean O'Hara and violinist Algis Staskevicius were guests during intermission on this week's MSO Radio Hour.

MU School of Music

This week's Mizzou Music featured interviews with three faculty in the MU School of Music each with an upcoming performance.

MU School of Music

Guests on this week's episode of Mizzou Music included MU percussion faculty Megan Arns and CalArts faculty Nani Agbelli. They were featured in advance of Friday's Mizzou World Percussion Ensemble concert at the Missouri Theatre. Also on the show, soprano Christine Seitz previewed Saturday's Program of Staged Arias.

Helen Keithahn

Four years ago, a group of young, Columbia chamber musicians came together to make music. The Emerald Quartet is still playing together. They were guests on a recent episode of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour. The members are violist Trentynne Davis, violinist Helen Keithahn, cellist Hope Keithahn and violinist Betsy Schlimme.

MU School of Music

This week was the annual Chancellor's Arts Showcase, an annual expression of art at MU. Dr. Julia Gaines previewed the collaboration between the MU School of Music, the Departments of Art and Theater and the MU Botanic Garden. She also discussed her MU School of Music's upcoming building project.

Balazs Borocz

Last summer, the Lysander Trio performed as part of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra's Hot Summer Nights Music Festival. The Trio's cellist Michael Katz was a guest on the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour.


Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

The Plowman Chamber Music Competition is this week in Columbia. A pair of the event's judges - cellist Joel Krosnick and pianist Alessio Bax - were recent guests on Mizzou Music.


JoshBledsoe.com

During Intermission on this week's Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour, Trevor Harris talked with tenor Nathanael Hine and trombonist Joshua Bledsoe about their musical paths and work with the MSO.

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