Five Points Washington http://peoriapublicradio.org en HFO closes season with a double dose of Beethoven http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hfo-closes-season-double-dose-beethoven <p>David Commanday, Artistic Director of the <a href="http://heartlandfestivalorchestra.org">Heartland Festival Orchestra</a>, talks about this weekend's upcoming concert. "Victorious Beethoven" pairs the composer's Fourth and Fifth Symphonies. Commanday contrasts the two symphonies, and talks about another piece on the program, which features the orchestra's principal instrumentalists. "Victorious Beethoven" will be performed Saturday night at 7:30 at <a href="http://fivepointswashington.org">Five Points Washington</a>.</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 24118 at http://peoriapublicradio.org HFO closes season with a double dose of Beethoven HFO brings Barbara Padilla for special performance http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hfo-brings-barbara-padilla-special-performance <p>This week, we're talking with David Commanday, Artistic Director of the Heartland Festival Orchestra. They've added an additional concert to their 2013-14, featuring a return appearance by soprano Barbara Padilla. Padilla has performed with the HFO. For this concert, she'll be presenting material from her forthcoming CD. The concert is Saturday night at 7:30 at Five Points Washington.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 22319 at http://peoriapublicradio.org HFO brings Barbara Padilla for special performance Heartland Festival Orchestra welcomes New Year with music http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/heartland-festival-orchestra-welcomes-new-year-music <p>David Commanday, Artistic Director of the <a href="http://www.heartlandfestivalorchestra.org/">Heartland Festival Orchestra</a>, talks about the orchestra's upcoming concert, "Vienna to Broadway," which traces the musical evolution from Viennese waltzes and light opera to the Broadway stage. The concert features a return performance from vocalist Doug LaBrecque, and newcomer Lisa Vroman. It begins Saturday night at 7:30 at <a href="http://fivepointswashington.org/">Five Points Washington</a>.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 17403 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Heartland Festival Orchestra welcomes New Year with music Out and About - December 20, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-december-20-2013 <p>This week, we're talking with Mark Grizzard, Music Director of the Peoria Area Civic Chorale. They're presenting their annual holiday concert, "An American Family Christmas," with performances Friday and Saturday at 7:30, and Sunday at 2:30, at Five Points Washington. This is Grizzard's first season with the Chorale, and he talks about bringing his own touch to the group's signature concert. Grizzard also contributed two original arrangements to the program.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 16583 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Out and About - December 20, 2013 Washington Tornado Information and How to Donate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-tornado-information-and-how-donate <p><strong>Access</strong></p><p></p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 05:58:31 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger, Daryl Scott & Alex Rusciano & Tanya Koonce 15349 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington Tornado Information and How to Donate Five Points Washington to expand http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/five-points-washington-expand <p>Five Points Washington will undergo an expansion beginning this fall. The Washington Area Community Center Board voted to start construction on the fitness portion of the facility.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:37:45 +0000 Denise Molina 9367 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Five Points Washington to expand