December 12- December 18

Dec 10, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 12 – December 18, 2013

THURSDAY- December 12, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Liszt: Adelaide, S. 466 for piano; Stravinsky: The Fairy’s Kiss; McKay: Suite for flute and harp; Inghelbrecht: Sonatine for flute and harp; Saint-Saens: Caprice on Danish & Russian Airs for flute, oboe, clarinet, and piano; Saint-Saens: Oboe Sonata in D major, Op. 166

1:05 p.m   America Abroad - Global Entrepreneuship

2:06 p.m.  Jazz Sessions - A variety of jazz tunes and styles with Terry Conrad

4:00 p.m.   The Pea Green Boat with Annie Garde – a show for children of all ages

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question – Book Talk:  Chérie Newman, Barbara Theroux, and Zed talk about recently published books

FRIDAY – December 13, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Hoffmeister: Double Bass Quartet #2 in D major; Schubert: String Quartet in A minor, D 804 - “Rosamunde”; Brahms: Piano Concerto #2 in Bb major

SATURDAY- December 14, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Verdi’s Falstaff

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – THE BAD SHOW – This episode wrestles with the dark side of human nature

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective with Beth Judy – “Rauwolfia”

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

SUNDAY- December 15, 2013

8:00 a.m.  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center– Mozart/Strauss

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Pho” (repeat from Jan. 2012)

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 – "Beargrass" - Information about the flora and fauna of western and central Montana by the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour - A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create

7:00 p.m.  The San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas conducts music of Wagner, Brahms, Schoenberg

MONDAY- December 16, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Beethoven:  Leonore Overture #3, Op. 72a; Two Beethoven songs performed by Wolfgang Holzmair; Beethoven: Piano Sonata #23 in F minor, Op. 57-“Appassionata”; Beethoven: String Quartet in G major, Op. 18 #2; Beethoven: Symphony #5 in C minor, Op. 67

1:00 p.m.  Alternative Radio

7:30 p.m.  Sound Opinions Presents The Best Albums of 2013 - What did 2013 sound like? What are the albums you need to know about? And what records can you safely put under the tree? Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot give you the answers during this special hour of Sound Opinions.

TUESDAY – December 17, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Telemann: Concerto Polonois in G major; Liszt: Weinachtsbaum, Bks. 1&2; Hoffmeister: Flute Concerto #16 in C major; J.S. Bach: Sonata #1 in G major for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord; Richard Strauss: Divertimento, Op. 86

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – John Doyle and Karan Casey, two of the most respected names in Irish and acoustic music.  Original members of the popular Irish-American group, Solas, sit down with John Floridis at the Montana Folk Festival in Butte, Montana

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - Erica Olsen reflects on the relationship between nature and technology, pairing her thoughts with those of the historian Frank Waters
9:00 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- December 18, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Torelli: Christmas Concerto, Op. 8 #6; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Ballet-Act 1 and Act 2; Two Carols performed on harp – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, Bist du bei mir
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company– A weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers  

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