Concert Videos, Recordings, & Radio Broadcasts

Heartland Festival Orchestra Concert & Commercial Videos


HFO Amadeus Commercial May 2012

Janos Starker  75th Birthday Concert Mass Cello Ensemble
September 14, 1999, Indiana University - MAC Auditorium. 

On September 14, 1999 the world of music converged in Bloomington, IN
to honor Janos Starker on his 75th Birthday. An ensemble of 176 cellists conducted by Emilio Colón played his arrangement of Popper's Suite Op. 16. The program is presented by Joshua Bell and was televised internationally. Barbara Hedlund was the leader of the 4th cellos. Cellists in the ensemble included Gary Hoffman, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Mark Kosower, Helga Winold, Robert Dodson, Susan Moses, Barbara Hedlund, Adriana Contino, Tanya Carey, Charles Wendt, Janet Horvath, Larry Block, Hamilton Chaifetz,
& Uri Vardi amongst many others.

Cirque de la Symphonie - video - 
Danville Symphony Orchestra
Highlights of the April 20, 2013 performance
of Cirque de la Symphonie recorded live at the David S. Palmer Arena, Danville, IL

Barbara Hedlund's 2011 Woman of Distinction Award presented by
the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois Council

(start the video at 2 minutes & sound track recorded by Barbara Hedlund);

Radio Links
  • WDWS Radio Interview - "Central Illinois Business"
    featuring 1st Choice Music Services with Alex Ruggieri
    (3.19.2011) (begin at 27 min. 30 secs.)

  • WILL-FM live radio broadcast/interview
    "The Salon Divas & Friends"

  • WILL Radio Live Broadcast "The Game of Love"
    Listen to the program - Tues., June 12, 2012  -
    The Station Theatre in Urbana will celebrate 40 years
    of creating innovate theater this summer,
    beginning with a musical called The Game of Love.
    The show adapts five one-act plays by Arthur Schnitzler,
    with music by Jacques Offenbach and Nancy Ford. Director Stephen Fiol, several actors, and the piano trio will give us a live preview
    on the Tuesday edition of “Live and Local.”

 The Song and the Slogan
Emmy winning PBS Performance Documentary

Performers Jerry Hadley, Tenor, Paul Vermel (conductor), Eric Dalheim (piano), Barbara Hedlund (violoncello/associate producer
), James Scott (flute), Alison Robuck (oboe), Solomon Baer (clarinet), Jordan Kaye (banjo), Ricardo Flores (percussion), Rex Anderson (recording engineer)

Cancion al Rio Grande From a Distant Mesa (excerpt)
Music by Emmy Winning Composer Daniel Steven Crafts, text by
Rudolfo Anaya, Ronald Hedlund, Bass-Baritone, Barbara Hedlund, Cello

La Llorona Malinche's Story
premiere from the opera La Llorona
Daniel Steven Crafts -
Abuelo (Ronald Hedlund) tells the story of Malinche,

an Aztec Princess at the time of the Spanish Conquest.

First United Methodist Church Champaign, Illinois 
Barbara Hedlund (Cello/Contractor), James Till, Music Director

"Tao Suite" for Flute, Cello, & Harpsichord - YouTube Video 
Rudolf Haken published this sound file on Aug 29, 2014-
"TAO SUITE" composed in 1987 by Rudolf Haken,
based on the “Tao te ching” of Lao Tsu, 6th century BC.
Hermia Soo, narrator; Mary Leathers Chapman, flute;

Barbara Hedlund, cello; Rudolf Haken, harpsichord.
Audio engineer
Jonathan Pines. Recorded May 1989, Krannert Center
for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

0:01  "A victory in war should be observed like a funeral"
3:08  "He who stands on tiptoe is not steady"
5:24  "The five tones deafen the ear, the five colors blind the eye,
          the five flavors dull the taste"
8:27   "Tao in the world is like a river flowing home to the sea"
11:56 "Stillness and tranquility set things in order in the universe"
13:55 "To talk little is natural. If heaven and earth cannot
make things
eternal, how is it possible for man?"

Bagatelles (abridged version) trio composed by Rudolf Haken in 1987.
Mary Leathers Chapman, flute; Barbara Hedlund, cello;
Rudolf Haken, piano. Audio engineer Jonathan Pines.
Recorded May 1989, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Published by Rudolf Haken Aug 29, 2014

0:01 Bagatelle #1

1:56 Bagatelle #2

4:25 Bagatelle #3

6:25 Bagatelle #4

9:24 Bagatelle #5

10:45 Bagatelle