August 15 - August 21, 2013

Aug 12, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 15– August 21, 2013.

THURSDAY- August 15, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics
Morning Classics – Pedro Saenz:  Aquel Buenos Aires for piano; Gilardo Gilandi:  Cantares de mi Cantar for piano; Louis Moyse: Cantos de la Sierras for flute and guitar; Pieces by Villoldo, Arolas, and Ortiz for string trio; Astor Piazzola: The Four Seasons for guitar, bandoneon, and chamber orchestra; Xavier Montsalvatge: Concerto Breve for piano and orchestra

1:05 p.m   Diary of a bad year special – Diary of a bad year: A war correspondents dilemma is a special produced by NPR’s Kelly McEvers and’s Jay Allison 

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question – David Abrams, author of the novel “FOBBIT”

FRIDAY – August 16, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Rubinstein:  Six Characteristic Pictures, Op. 50, for piano 4 hands; Kodaly: Hungarian Rondo, Summer Evening; Shostakovich: Trio #2 in E minor, Op. 67; Dvorak: Piano Quintet, Op. 5, in A major       

SATURDAY- August 17, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Los Angeles Opera - Cinderella in Italian

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -  “ZOOS” – In a cruel trick of evolution, humans can stand just three feet from a ferocious animal and still be perfectly safe.  This hour, Radiolab goes to the zoo.  What’s with our need to get close to “wildness”?  We examine where we stand in this paradox-starting with the Romans, and ending in the wilds of Belize, staring into the eyes of a wild jaguar.

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Self-heal”

6:02 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- August 18, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Magnus Lindberg:  Acequie Madre; Franz Schubert:  Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – Festival Amadeus is featured

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys

11:30 a.m.  Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me
The “oddly informative” NPR news quiz show – with Peter Sagal and Carl Kassell

12:25 p.m.   Field Notes – "Beaver Dams" – a program of the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

7:00 p.m.  L.A. Philharmonic - Zubin Mehta conducts music of Mozart, Hindemith, and Dvorák

MONDAY- August 19, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata #2 in D major, Op. 17; Dussek - Two Sinfonias:  in Bb major and A major; Hoffmeister: Concerto #1 in Eb major for Double Bass and Orchestra; Mozart:  String Quartet in D major, k. 575; Suk: Fantasticke Scherzo, Op. 25

7:30 p.m.  Elvis Presley: Prince From Another Planet

TUESDAY – August 20, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Wallace:  Valse Brillante for piano; Wallace:  Au Bord de la Mer - Nocturne for piano; Dvorak:  Piano Trio, Op. 21; Smetana:  String Quartet #1:  "From My Life"; Brahms:  Serenade #2 in A major, Op. 16

1:00 p.m.  Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Kalispell songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Luke Dowler is John’s guest

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - Charles Finn reflects on the powerful impressions made through wildlife encounters.  He pairs his essay with a passage by legendary nature writer and early environmentalist Also Leopold
8:30 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- August 21, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Clementi:  Suite of 5 pieces; suite of 6 pieces for piano; Haydn:  Horn Concerto in D major, #4; Bach:  Sonata in B minor for flute and harpsichord, BWV 1030; Strauss:  Symphony for Winds:  The Happy Workshop
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company 

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - with John Arvish