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Peter Jacobi

Bloomington Herald Times Music Critic and Guest Host of WFIU's "Profiles"

Recent posts by Peter

May 20, 2009

 

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Ballerina and IU Distinguished Professor of Ballet Violette Verdy

Peter Jacobi interviews Violette Verdy, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet and an internationally known ballerina.

November 30, 2008

 

Pianist Jeannette Koekkoek

Pianist Jeannette Koekkoek performs worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician.

July 13, 2008

 

Mezzo-Soprano and IU Voice Professor Marietta Simpson

Mezzo-soprano Marietta Simpson has sung roles with Mobile and Minnesota Operas, the New York City Opera, the Royal Opera House, and numerous others and is on the voice faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music. She spoke with Peter Jacobi.

June 8, 2008

 

Baritone and IU Professor Roy Samuelsen

As a professional opera, concert, and recital singer, Roy Samuelson has performed over 100 roles with opera companies.

January 13, 2008

 

Conductor Herbert Blomstedt

<br />Conductor Herbert Blomstedt was in the studio this week. He has conducted numerous orchestras, including the Berlin and Munich Philharmonics, the Concertgebouw, and the New York Philharmonic.

October 21, 2007

 

Executive Director of the Indiana Arts Council Lewis Ricci

<br />Lewis Ricci is executive director of the Indiana Arts Council. Previously he was the director of the University of Idaho’s International Jazz Collections at the Lionel Hampton Center, and served on the adjunct faculty of that university.

October 7, 2007

 

Native American Flutist James Pellerite

<br />James J. Pellerite is a former Professor at Indiana University and and an impassioned flutist. His goal is to promote the status of the Northern Plains flute. Peter Jacobi conducted the interview.

September 16, 2007

 

Mezzo-Soprano Mary Ann Hart

<br />Professor at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, a few of mezzo-soprano Mary Ann Hart’s honors have come from the Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition, the Concert Artists Guild, and the NATS Artist Awards.  She spoke with Peter Jacobi.

January 21, 2007

 

Violinist Jaime Laredo and Cellist Sharon Robinson

<br /><p></p>Violinist and conductor Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson have dedicated their lives to performing and teaching around the world. They are now on the faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music. Peter Jacobi is your host.

June 18, 2006

 

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer John Harbison

<br />Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Harbison is one of America’s leading composers, with commissions from many top orchestras and festivals. His work has been performed and recorded by the world’s leading musicians.  He spoke with Peter Jacobi.

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