UW Symphony Orchestra http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Renowned Chinese Violinist To Perform With UW Symphony Orchestra http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/renowned-chinese-violinist-perform-uw-symphony-orchestra <p>A famous Chinese orchestral work and a famous Chinese violinist are the centerpieces of the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s <strong><a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2014/04/uw-symphony-orchestra-to-perform-butterfly-lovers-concerto-may-1.html" target="_blank">season finale on Thursday, May 1</a></strong>.</p><p>The Butterfly Lovers Concerto is one the most beloved classical works in China. It was written in 1956 and is now making inroads into the western repertoire.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:31:35 +0000 Micah Schweizer 57632 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Renowned Chinese Violinist To Perform With UW Symphony Orchestra UW Symphony Collaborates With Visiting Artists http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-symphony-collaborates-visiting-artists <p>On Thursday, March 6,<a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2014/02/uw-symphony-performs-march-6.html"> the University of Wyoming Symphony is collaborating with two guest artists</a>: jazz harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret and visiting conductor Tonu Kalam. Kalam has directed professional orchestras around the world, and for more than two decades, he’s directed the University of North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer asked Kalam what he most enjoys about conducting student orchestras.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 54853 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Symphony Collaborates With Visiting Artists Internationally Acclaimed Conductor Directs UW Student Ensembles http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/internationally-acclaimed-conductor-directs-uw-student-ensembles <p>Maestro Gerard Schwarz raises his baton at the University of Wyoming. The former Seattle Symphony Orchestra director has 13 Grammy nominations and two Emmy wins to his credit, among numerous other awards. Tonight (Feb. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:43:49 +0000 Micah Schweizer 53627 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Internationally Acclaimed Conductor Directs UW Student Ensembles UW Symphony opens with classics http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-symphony-opens-classics <p>The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra&rsquo;s new season promises classics, but some of these favorites might be new to American ears. Case in point, the Butterfly Lovers Concerto is famous in China, but likely new to audiences here. (They&rsquo;ll have to wait until May for that performance.)</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:05:33 +0000 Micah Schweizer 47735 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Symphony opens with classics