Concert Videos, Recordings, & Radio Broadcasts

Heartland Festival Orchestra Concert Videos on Youtube
Soloist with orchestra (Video links to follow soon)
  • Beethoven - Triple Concerto - Champaign-Urbana Symphony - Kathreen Ryan/Violin,
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Lydia Artymiw/ Piano, Michael Charry/Conductor
  • Richard Strauss - Don Quixote - Danville Symphony, Jeremy Swerling/Conductor
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Margaret Jones/Violin
  • Tchaikovsky - Andante Cantabile - Northwest Symphony, Paul Vermel/Conductor
  • Casals - Song of the Birds Encore - Northwest Symphony, Paul Vermel/Conductor
  • FJ Haydn - Concerto in C Major - Purdue University Symphony, Eduardo Ostergren/Conductor
  • 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
Recitals, Chamber Music, & Radio - Live Broadcast Links
  • Cancion al Rio Grande Video (excerpt) From a Distant Mesa - Music by Emmy Winning Composer Daniel Steven Crafts, text by Rudolfo Anaya, Ronald Hedlund/Bass-Baritone, Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Charles Worth/Piano
  • La Llorona Malinche's Story - world premiere from the opera La Llorona by Daniel Steven Crafts - Abuelo (Ronald Hedlund) tells the story of Malinche, an Aztec Princess at the time
    of the Spanish Conquest. Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Charles Worth/Piano
  • M. Haydn - Divertimento for violin, cello, bass - Live NPR Broadcast Krannert Art Museum, Georgia Hornbacker/Violin, Barbara Hedlund/Cello/Kathleen Horvath/Bass
  • Piazzola - Four Seasons in Buenos Aires - Sun Young Shim/Violin, Barbara Hedlund/Cello,
    Chee Hyeon Choi/Piano
  • Rossini - Due for Cello and Double Bass - Live NPR Broadcast, Krannert Art Museum
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello/Kathleen Horvath/Bass

    Radio Live Broadcast Links
  • The Prairie Mother Suite Video  -World Premiere Suite written for Barbara Hedlund/Cello
  • 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 @ 2 minutes -
sound track recorded by Barbara Hedlund

  • 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