Concert Videos, Recordings, & Radio Broadcasts

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Concert Videos on Youtube
Soloist with orchestra (YouTube Video links in bold - more to follow).
  • Beethoven - Triple Concerto - Champaign-Urbana Symphony - Kathreen Ryan/Violin,
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Lydia Artymiw/ Piano, Michael Charry/Conductor
  • Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei -  Barbara Hedlund, Cello, IL Wesleyan Civic Orchestra
  • Casals - Song of the Birds Encore - Northwest Symphony, Paul Vermel Music Director
  • Faure - Elegy - Champaign Urbana Symphony, Paul Vermel Music Director
  • FJ Haydn - Concerto in C Major - Purdue University Symphony, Eduardo Ostergren/Conductor - Part Part 2 |  Part 3
  • FJ Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante - Heartland Festival Orchestra, David Commanday/Conductor
  • Kuhlau - Adagio for Cello, Harp, & Strings - Eureka Strings Festival
    Barbara Hedlund/cello, Sydney Campen/Harp,
    David Commanday/Conductor
  • Richard Strauss Don Quixote Solo Selections - Clip 1 | Clip 2 | Clip 3 | Clip 4 | Clip 5  - Danville Symphony, Jeremy Swerling/Conductor, Barbara Hedlund/Cello,
    Margaret Jones/Violin, Maureen Murchie/Viola
  • Tchaikovsky - Andante Cantabile - Northwest Symphony, Paul Vermel/Conductor
  • Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos - Barbara Hedlund & Laszlo Varga, IWU Orchestra
Recitals & Chamber Music Performances (video and audio links)
  • The Prairie Mother Suite Video  -by Emmy Winning Composer Daniel Steven Crafts - World Premiere Suite written for Barbara Hedlund/Cello
  • Rossini - Due for Cello and Double Bass - Live NPR Broadcast, Krannert Art Museum
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello/Kathleen Horvath/Bass

  • WILL-FM live radio broadcast/interview  "The Salon Divas & Friends"
  • WILL- FM radio live broadcast preview of The Game of Love  - 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. Stage Director Stephen Fiol, several actors, and the piano trio will give us a live preview on the Tuesday edition of “Live and Local.”
  • WDWS Radio Interview - "Central Illinois Business" featuring 1st Choice Music Services with Alex Ruggieri (3.19.2011) (begin at 27 min. 30 secs.)

    Recording Links

  • "Tao Suite" for Flute, Cello, & Harpsichord - YouTube Video 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
    . Performers: 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.

    0:01 Bagatelle #1      1:56 Bagatelle #2      4:25 Bagatelle #3

    6:25 Bagatelle #4      9:24 Bagatelle #5   10:45 Bagatelle #6





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



2011 Woman of Distinction Award Video - Barbara Hedlund's Woman of Distinction Interview is at @ 2 minutes + film sound track music underscoring "O' Holy Night" from "Piano Devotions Christmas" recorded by Cellist Barbara Hedlund & Clay Hecocks, Pianist/composer
at Calvary Chapel, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.



Television
  • WCIA-TV CI Living/ Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc featuring Barbara Hedlund 
  • WILL- TV/PBS Guest Host Live from Vienna Broadcast

Cello Ensemble Video links
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 introduced by Joshua Bell  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 among many others.
April 20, 2013 performance highlights recorded live at the David S. Palmer Arena, Danville, IL


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

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