Peninsula Performances

Fridays at 8pm (repeats Tuesdays at 1pm)

Highlighting musical talent from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this program features recorded performances from multiple music ensembles, chamber groups and soloists. 


October 2017:

It’s the inaugural broadcast of the new, local musical performance series on Public Radio 90, Peninsula Performances!  For the month of October, host Kurt Hauswirth has prepared programs featuring recent highlights of the 2016-2017 year in concerts around the Upper Great Lakes Region, as well as special programs curated from archive recordings and themed compilations.

·        10/6 & 10: Best of 2016-2017 Highlights

o   Drawing from new recordings from the 2016 and 2017 year in performance, this week features the NMU Symphonic Band, the 2017 Pine Mountain Music Festival UPStarts, the NMU Orchestra, and the NMU Choirs.


·        10/13 & 17: The NMU Orchestra

o   This ensemble performed twice in the span of two months, October and November, in 2015.  Some of the composers responsible for the repertoire in these concerts are Georges Bizet, Jacques Offenbach and George Frederick McKay.


·        10/20 & 24: A Marquette Choral Society Archive Performance

o   In April 1982, Dr. Douglas Amman directed the Marquette Choral Society in the entire Seasons Oratorio, composed by Joseph Haydn.  Enjoy the entire concert, which was recorded with care on an LP.


·        10/27 & 31: A Halloween Compilation

o   Prepare to get spooked in this special Halloween edition of Peninsula Performances!  Hear music from James Barnes, William Bolcom, Richard Peaslee, along with a few movie score favorites and a Cello Concerto!