The Pantagraph from Bloomington, Illinois on February 10, 1974 · Page 40
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Bloomington, Illinois
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Cleveland Play House .'V, v' features I WU alumni V li n I - ' . i - r? . 1 i ' ' - ' ' ' " " i l"--'-:'t 1 V f " ' i k r ( . ... 7J-;- ;. m jrr il'toit J.nitt-1 NutoiiiiJi fulfilled .mi nibH dicittl wlrtl Ik tl.i)rd the I ilk t'tb1 lit J4i.ikepr,ire'i itiunottjl tragedy, "ILuiimI." a a Mu Unit at Illini trl4)4tt t'nnrtwty. Ttnliy. SutiKiui l U1114 pvrn a Nvond i h.!M e m tin rtl In pfittliM tioti at lh CVvrUvl 1'l.ty II.hw, tktttlirrn Ohio's ottly rnlexiwl rrM-iletit tbrAtrr tt'vl llr k-st t Ik-.iter of M kiiuf In the I'mtcd iMrlns Its M) lury lln lfx.)trr lut prihlucrd K h ibsJingucvhcd alumni ni Jurl Urry, Ibv WjlMtm, Vmt IV lniM", Marg-itrt ll.inult.ict, Al.m Ald.i, Aitd host ol titlM-m. "Hamlet" PiMml Ki lt I and oniIiimh thriKigh Marrhlf. At .Sutnrlus, lJ of Ut', pj-hray the lUnal Done be l ur-mtttdrd by otlirr IW jrratliutri In tl production. John HrrgMrom, Victor enroll and HrrtvLt CuTti. iW rgMrom. l In IXJ and Murned to IVVU to tcn-h from 169, Il.i s Horatio. Can.ll, a I'M craduiti. 4.i i the Find pl.ivr nml Itrrn.Lt ('urti i.Mrs. Ilcrglrirftii. a l7 :radu.itr, a a lady uf the rurt. Mio h.u pbed N kadmg female nJci during her thnr Hay House m-avkh. The IW-rgstninu and Curuii are ntrm-U-rs of Die I'lay lnoc company tule .Sutorlus Is mrst artl-4 who as brought In especially for the role of Hamlet. Tlic play's ollirr pst artist, U VA-mund Lyndcck, who plays' King Claudius. While nut an IWU gradiutr. the college link Is Mill tlrre. Lyndeik. wltose tiumemai rriHl-ts liktudc tlie ItroadAay musical, "1776." and a rule as Ir. Carl H-ndr) In the MIC daytime srncs, "The Doctors." vtsitcd the campus as a curst critic and lecturer In the upring of 1X&. To make the IWU connection still more striking, Kenneth and Cathy Albert, 1967 graduates, who played King Claudius and Ophelia to Sutoiius's Hamlet nine years ago, live In Cleveland. Albrrs teaches theater at Case Western Reserve University. . And Dennis Drown, a 1367 IWU graduate, for the past three years has been IWLTs new fortepiano in 'debut7 Ir. It. Dwiglit Drexler, professor of piano at Illinois Wesleyan University, 4' v Iff lh ctt. The pUy aptfl Friday ! p.m. l fht Community Thlrt ond rvm S(vriy ond Ibo ntil two Thwrvly IhrovqH Slurdyk Jmr Korn U I ho dirlor ond Urll4 Lowil Ko pndvtf. TSo bo I oKtco opont Monday. (Pv l9rph Phoiol Jame Suteriu is thewn at the Mt at ha tppttnd In the Ml role f "Hamlet" at ,wu ,r i nd ih he it appearing Mi the tame rele IHravh March 9 at the Cleveland Play Hovta. at the A -nilo tlN-aii r .. H.-ri'1-i and In the Washington. D. C. Mi..krji-.ire FcstivaL l-ist rar be Aji-areJ on Hnwdway In Um Drama Critu t Award turning play, "Ttie Changing ILmin." wlrro be received a f.ivora!le rrlew from New Vurk Time Dranu Critic. Hue Hacnes. When Aed atiKit tin (lillcrcnces In Die IWU and Pl.iy llu- pnxluction of "ILimii l" Suturiui MiuUtl and replied. "In Cleveland my onstiMiic is lighter." Ficca. in IW icwte dtrvclor of Die IWU & Urn! of Dranu and now the director, directed Hie "llamKl" production at Mcl'hersut TJn-atre. Arts Normal, III. , Sun., Feb. 10, 1974 l Thon and now dirtrtor id pidJiC liLilnHU ftr t!n VUy llmv. Krown Luvlh-d pullii ity fr Uie IWU School of Drama while a Mudcnt In adtltion to opjir.iring in k-wne prnduc-lions. Sutonus Is carrj ing mie f urtlrr iiu-mo-ry of the IWU prdudi.Mt of "ILimlcl" w.lh linn In CJcvi l.ckl. At a dress relH-arsal un llw Mcpherson Tlk-atrc stage, he wa iiiTidt iilaliy wauixied lit the 8ord fight with Ltertes. I In wvrred finger rrquired M-rral Mitclies and to this day the finger Is still stiff. Since his graduaUt Sutoruu has acted The Panfagraph C IO Bloomiogton aaaaaaa 'Madwoman of Chaillof opening Thursday at ISU aaaaeaaaaaaaaaaaaa' Famed guitarist to play at ISU will present a recital at 3 p.m. next i Sunday In Westbrook Auditorium of Pressor Hall. The program, free to the public, will ' feature the first use of the music school's new fortepiano. Drexler will play "Sonata in C Major" by Mozart; "Sonata in K Minor," Op. 90 bv Beethoven; and four Liszt pieces. Sonetto 104 del Petrarca;" Funerailles;" "lies jeux d'eaux a la villa d'Kste," and "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1.1." The fortepiano, to be used for tlie Mozart piece, is a replica of a Stein iastrument of the year 1781. Stein was one of the most famous makers of -. musical instruments in Germany. IWU's fortepiano was custom built by the Philip licit Company of Battle "The M.idm.iti t f Ukii!:,il." ;i mm-cdy by Jran (iinifioux. opi-n t! soefxid half of (fx 1973 71 theater sc.wi at Illinois St.itc rnivcnii'y With the first prrfrm.uve at I pm. Thursday, the il.iv w.II nn throng1! ScrxJay evmin,:. t!irn IVb, 2.1 in Wc5thff ro in tlio H;i:M-inn. Ciraudoux .v sx-iety as ta rl.t. One Is made up of s!h ral'.rd "eccentrics." This world includes madwomen, street singers, peddlers, jugglers, a deaf-mute and various vagabonds. These f rec-whecling roustabouts Iwe l.fe, and !io it r.a'ur.ii-ly and with joy. The others world b filled with more familiar types greedy, vuar. self-centered presidents, prosectors, brokers and press agents. The play is a whimsical collection of farce, fantasy and flippancy. The play deals with the mystery of the human predicament in a world which is in danger of losing its joy. Giraudoux's play is simple, with the magic violence of childhood, dealing neither in black, white nor grays, but in living colors. Dr. Jean Scharfcnlx-rg. the director, has assembled a cast of more than ID who dance, sing, love and fight for each other. Janet Nawrocki plays Countess Aurclia, the madwoman of Chaillot. Other cast members and their roles are Pamela Fischer, Gabrielle; Jeffrey-Perry, the ragpicker; Mary (iuzy, Irma; James Sherman, the broker; Philip Shaw, the president; Martha Wade. Constance; Mark Absher, the sewer man; Thomas Hardin, the deaf-mute; James Ivey, Pierre; David Boylan, the juggler; James Clark, the waiter; Mary Cutler, Josephine; Robert !ycn. the prosjx-ctor; Donald Shan-drow, the baron. Mark Halpin is scenic designer and Claremarie Verheycn is the costume designer. Ticket reservations may be made at the Westhoff Theatre box office. n .1 X .? . -i'-'Y f k ',.t Phil Laiiara. carter, who playt the till folt in the Community Playert prodtK- Troy.. 9u d1Wipprov.nq loofci from Richard Dermody, left, Tony Holloway, Marilyn Strpp, ipprr led, and Ruth Cobb. They are the only five mmbrt ol ... .f - - t t ' , i U I - ; '' t'v V v - rfY(ri rnr V-V-UIICUy UUU The recital will Ik; given by Hoar Schaad, ISU in music education. It is free to the public. The program will include "Gaude," based on a well-known college hymn; "Lincoln Mix," written for Lincoln College; "Kxecrpt from Piece No. 5," a piece derived from saxophone microphonics; "OSIT VI," for fluegal horn and tape; "Raeh Out-of-Phase," a well-known Bach composition synthesized through a Phase II Synthesizer featuring former ISU student Kainer Saclitlebon, violin; and "Symphony for Flute and Tape," featuring ISU flutist Max Schocn-feld. Schaad has written traditional works, as well as experimental and electronic pieces. In 19 he was recognized by High Fidelity magazine as an electronic music composer and his name appears in several music listings. He is a member of HMI. the Audio Fngineering Society and the Chicago Regional Chapter of th Acoustical Society of America. He teaches an introductory course in electronic music at ISU. . .. i, Ground, Ind., from plans obtained from the Smithsonian Institute. Its purchase was part of the renovation and refurnishing of Presser Hall. Mozart, Haydn. Beethoven and other composers of their stature used instruments similar to this one. A fortepiano differs from a piano, as we know it, in a number of ways. For instance, the colors of the keyboard are reversed. There arc only 61 keys instead of the usual 88 and five octaves instead of seven and a half. A fortepiano docs not have foot pedals. The damping action for the sound is accomplished by two bars, which are located directly under the keyboard and are operated by the knees. Kach bar controls half of the keyboard. The upward pressure required to operate the dampers is completely op- , jx)site to the traditional downward prcs- sure of foot pedals. Fortepianos are characterized by what is known as "Viennese action." This means that the keys are much more sensitive and require considerably less finger pressure to play. The world famous master of flamenco music, guitarist Carlos Montoya. will be heard in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday In Illinois Stale University's Union Auditorium. Montoya is the rjiost recorded flamenco guitarist in history. However, it is not his own recording income that causes Montoya to explore the LP market but rather its effect on the music that has been his life since boyhood. He was born in Madrid and started playing at the age of 8. He learned from his mother who played guitar for her own enjoyment and from 1'cpe, a barber in Madrid who also taught the guitar. At 14 he was playing in the Quadros Flamingos in the heyday of flamenco .singing and dancing. Montoya's real training began, however, in the School of Experience when the late Antonio Mcrcc I .a Argcntinita came to Madrid looking for a guitarist and chose Montoya. He toured Furope for three years. In 1!M8 he took a step then unheard of for flamenco guitarists who had always worked with a single dancer. He decided to give a full concert recital of flamenco guitar music. He gave solo recitals in Furope and throughout the United States and Canada. He culminated these experiences with a New York concert at Town Hall. What Montoya' plays are all his own arrangements and original compositions 'Star Dust' written Inetnimoiitrtl 5 an inSTrumenTai "Star Dust," one of the most popular songs of the Hi.'tOs, was written by Hoagy Carmiehacl as an instrumental. It did not achieve popularity until Mitchell Parrish wrote lyrics ior the tune. A k a d e m i s e h e r A u s t a u s d i c n s t Kunstlerprogramm. He continued his studies at the University of Illinois where he was a member of the Contemporary Chamber Players. As a member of the Center for the Creative and Performing Arts in Buffalo, N. Y., he traveled throughout the United States, Canada and Kurox He has been a soloist at the Tanglewood Festival in Massachusetts; the Donauesehinger Musiktage in West Germany and at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Fulkerson has recorded for Nonesuch Records and Deutsche Gramophone. 1 r"" ff- ' jf - - r V Janet Nawrocki a Countess Aurelid and Mark Absher as the sewer man are two ' 'he characters in the ISU production of "The Madwoman of Chaillof," opening Thursday at Westhoff Theatre. (ISU Photo) Three ISU students in music recital Three Illinois State University students from Korea will present a piano recital at 8:15 p.m. Friday in Centennial Kast recital hall. The students are Koo Soon Youn, piano; Ae-Sil Kim, violin, and Young Ju, cello. The program will include compositions by Rcethovcn and Tschaikowsky. The three are from Seoul. Miss Kim and Lee are graduate students and Miss Youn is a sophomore. It's today The 47th annual Bloomingfon Normal Art Association's Amateur Competition-Exhibition will open at 1 p.m. today in the Merwin Gallery at Illinois Wesleyan University with the presentation of awards at 2 p.m. A tea will follow the awards ceremony. The public is invited. This is the show in which the Merwin Medal is given to the creator of the most outstanding work. The exhibit will continue through Feb. 28. ; Electronic concert slated by Roar Schaad Carlos Montoya based on the Spanish-gypsy tradition. In January of IIMUl he culminated a 25 year dream with a "Sweet Flamingo suite fur guitar and orchestra, had his world premiere with the St. Louis Symphony and has since received raves Irom critics. Tickets lor the Saturday concert at available at the UiiMn Auditorium box olhee. Authors book unn$ Merrick, former writer and car- toonist for the Illinois State University newspaper, the Videfte, has authored a book of poems and drawings entitled "Zing," published by Paradise Arts Publishers of which Bill Jacoby, local musician, is the president. Merrick it the ton of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Merrick, Washington, D. C. The elder Merrick is a former faculty member at ISU. Chris's follow up publication is a new magazine called "Scag," scheduled for release in March. t ' '2 1 4 i (We. 1 ',- ; - pi I VA Avant-garde trombone music program slated "A Short Circuit of Klectronic Music" will be presented at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Centennial Kast recital hall at Illinois State University. Try outs Tryouts for the Community Players' final production of the 1973 74 season, the British farce, "See How They Run," will be at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. next Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18 and 19 at the theater on Robinhood Lane. The play will open April 19, directed by Tony Holloway and produced by Arvon Jacobssen. Needed in the cast are three females ranging in age from the early 20s to the' middle 40s and six males ranging in age from the late 20s to the late 50s. One of the two younger women should be able to speak with a cockney accent. James Fulkerson, a I!i7 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, will present a guest recital of avant-garde trombone music at 7:50 p.m. Friday in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall. The program, free to the public, will feature the use of electronic tapes, slides and film as integral parts of music. There will be masic even during the intermission. One of FulkersWs many compositions, "FFF," a musical score-film will be shown. The film makers are Graham Weinbrem and Kobcrta Friedman. A native of Streator, Fulkerson spent last year in West Berlin as composer-in-residence with the Deulschcr

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