John Jeter, the Music Director of the Fort Smith Symphony, helps us get ready for The Sounds of Power concert at ArcBest Performing Arts Center Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The program includes Prokofiev, Gershwin and new music from composer Rocky Rueter.
Charlie Parker, the legendary saxophonist and composer, was born 100 years ago this Saturday. Some of the area's most familiar jazz musicians will perform his music at George's Majestic Lounge that afternoon.
This week, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe introduces us to the various interpretations of music by Johann Sebastian Bach. We'll hear Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, as well as Bela Fleck's rendition of Partita No. 1003, Gabriela Montero's performance of Air in G and Violin Concerto in A minor by Bobby McFerrin.
This week, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe expands our musical boundaries with a performance by Imani Winds, an ensemble of classically trained musicians of color, who are determined to make a statement about representation and be role models for children and young musicians who look like them.
On today's Sound Perimeter with Lia Uribe, we hear Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony #5 in C minor, as well as Cinco Salsa, an arrangement of the same work, performed by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Hovedoen Social Club.