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WFMT to broadcast University music, lectures every Tuesday
Sereno's trek through Moroccan desert subject of 'Paleoworld'
Jaeger among '40 Under 40' in this week's issue of Crain's
WFMT to broadcast University music, lectures every Tuesday Set your radio dial -- music and lectures from the University will be broadcast on WFMT Fine Arts Radio (98.7 FM) every Tuesday in October. Concerts from the University's 1994-95 Professional Concert Series season will air at 8 p.m., followed at 9:30 p.m. by "Ideas From the University of Chicago," a series of broadcasts of lectures presented on campus last spring. The complete schedule follows. (To find this schedule on the World Wide Web: http://tuna.uchicago.edu/humanities/concerts/radio/wfmthome.html)
TUESDAY, OCT. 3 8 p.m. Pomerium. Alexander Blachly directs the 13-voice a cappella ensemble in "Return to the Light," a presentation of music from the Italian Renaissance with works by Dufay, Desprez, Monteverdi and Gesualdo. Recorded on Nov. 11, 1994. 9:30 p.m. Ideas From the University of Chicago: J.M. Coetzee. The South African novelist and Regents Park Visiting Scholar in the Arts and Social Sciences presents "Offending and Being Offended," a talk on censorship. Recorded on April 27, 1995.
TUESDAY, OCT. 10 8 p.m. The Lark Quartet. With guest artists Charles Neidich (clarinet), Mary Stolper (flute) and Brian Connelly (piano), the Lark Quartet performs music by Beethoven, Debussy and Shulamit Ran, the William H. Colvin Professor in Music and composer-in-residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Recorded on Dec. 9, 1994. 9:30 p.m. Ideas From the University of Chicago: Gertrude Himmelfarb. A historian and distinguished professor emeritus at City University of New York, Himmelfarb presents "From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values," part of the Olin Center's 1994-95 lecture series "The Virtues of Modern Democracy." Recorded on Feb. 22, 1995.
TUESDAY, OCT. 17 8 p.m. Da Capo Chamber Players. With soprano Lucy Shelton, the Da Capo Chamber Players present music by Schubert, Haydn, Schoenberg and Bruce Adolphe. Recorded on Feb. 12, 1995. 9:30 p.m. Ideas From the University of Chicago: David Bevington. An internationally known Shakespeare scholar, the Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities presents "Aging and Dying in King Lear," a lecture in the Center for Continuing Studies' "Works of the Mind" series. Recorded on May 21, 1995.
TUESDAY, OCT. 24 8 p.m. The Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. Dennis Russell Davies conducts and Kim Kashkashian is guest viola soloist in this concert featuring music by Mozart, Britten and Giya Kancheli and the Chicago premiere of Symphony No. 3 by University alumnus Philip Glass. Recorded on March 31, 1995. 9:30 p.m. Ideas From the University of Chicago: Edward Rosenheim. The David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor Emeritus in English Language & Literature presents the 1995 Perlman Lecture, "The Humane and the Humanities." Recorded in 1995.
TUESDAY, OCT. 31 8 p.m. Ensemble Project Ars Nova. This early-music ensemble presents "Journey to Jerusalem: Music of the Sephardim, Mary Cults and Courtly Love From the Pilgrimage Routes of the Middle Ages," with works by Grenon, Dufay and others. Recorded on Dec. 2, 1994. 9:30 p.m. Ideas From the University of Chicago: Wendy Doniger. The Mircea Eliade Professor in the Divinity School presents the 1995 Ryerson Lecture, "Myths and Methods in the Dark." Recorded on May 18, 1995 Sereno's trek through Moroccan desert subject of 'Paleoworld' The latest adventures of paleontologist Paul Sereno, Associate Professor in Organismal Biology & Anatomy, will be chronicled in two upcoming episodes of the Learning Channel's "Paleoworld" series.
In two half-hour episodes, titled "African Graveyard," viewers will follow Sereno and his team through the desert of Morocco in their quest to uncover new dinosaur species. Part I, "The Search," will air on Saturday, Sept. 30, and again on Sunday, Oct. 1. Part II, "The Discovery," will air the following Saturday, Oct. 7, and again on Sunday, Oct. 8. Check local cable listings for times of broadcast. Jaeger among '40 Under 40' in this week's issue of Crain's Look for physicist Heinrich Jaeger in this week's issue of Crain's Chicago Business. Jaeger, Assistant Professor in Physics, is featured in Crain's annual "40 Under 40" article -- profiles of 40 Chicagoans who have made it to the tops of their fields before age 40. A researcher in the University's Materials Research Science & Engineering Center, Jaeger studies granular materials and superconductivity.