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Monday at 7pm

Encore features performance and commentary from regional classical musicians.  Eric Hradecky  is your host for these premier broadcasts on WNIU.

Join us Monday evenings at 7pm for the following concert broadcasts:

9/26/22 - Rendezvous Arts Orchestra
The Chicago-based orchestra performs Beethoven's Seventh and audience favorites

10/3/22 - Rockford Symphony Orchestra
Weaving folk song, improvisation and bird song with conductor and Music Director Finalist Radu Paponiu

10/10/22 - Rodney Marsalis' Philadelphia Big Brass
America's premiere large brass ensemble performs from the historic Woodstock Opera House

10/17/22 - The Big Sing
Featuring DeKalb's professional choir Cor Cantiamo and local high school choir performances

10/24/22 - Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Celebrating the life and music of Florence Price

10/31/22 - Rockford Symphony Orchestra
Deconstructing Beethoven with Music Director Finalist Yaniv Segal and guest artist Gabriel Prokofiev

11/7/22 - True Colors Baroque Period Instrument Ensemble
Part of Rendezvous Arts series with a performance in Dixon, IL

11/14/22 - Chamber Music on the Fox Players
Featuring string quartets from Brahms and Bruckner

11/21/22 - Rockford Symphony Orchestra
Featuring music from Tchaikovsky with Music Director Finalist Vlad Vizireanu and percussionist Danielle Gonzalez

Encore broadcasts continue every Monday evening, schedule to be published as it is confirmed.

If you would like your performance to be considered for broadcast on Encore, please fill out our form to let us know.

Support for Encore on WNIU is made possible, in part, by

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Illinois Arts Council Agency