DON'T FORGET TO BUY TICKETS FOR KRUU-FM'S CLASSICAL GALA BENEFIT CONCERT COMING UP NEXT SATURDAY MAY 10th at the SONDHEIM CENTER featuring cellists Elle Wells and Dr, Charles Lee, dancer Catherine Wells and pianist Meara Oberdieck.Jan Vermeer painting

Listening to this week's show will make you feel like you've just stepped into a Vermeer painting...

You'll hear Bach's Harpsichord Concertos and music from an Ames, Iowa, based duo, Basically Baroque. The Chamber Music Society of Fairfield arranged for the duo to perform this Sunday, May 4th at ICON Gallery in Fairfield at 2 p.m. The duo plays harpsichord, baroque oboe and bassoon.

At 10:30 a.m. I'll talk with Kevin Schilling, Associate Professor of Music at Iowa State, one of the members of Basically Baroque.

elle wellsEleanor Wells is currently a member of Central City Opera, Colorado Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. She also performs extensively with many different chamber ensembles throughout the United States. Ms. Wells has been the recipient of many prestigious awards including first place winner of the Santa Barbara Performing Arts Competition as well as winner of the Denes Koramzay Quartet Award. Ms. Wells has been a member of the Boulder Arts Academy for the last four years. She has just completed a nation-wide tour, playing with the Carl Rosa Opera Company.

For the show, she will be playing Bach's Solo Cello Suite in G major.