February 20-26

Feb 18, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 20 – February 26, 2014

THURSDAY- February 20, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Dussek: Symphony in Bb; Enescu: Violin Sonata #2 in F minor, Op. 6; Lenoir: Parlez – Moi D’Amaour for accordion; Dohnanyi: Serenade for Strings, Op. 10; Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

1:00 p.m   State of the Re:Union -“Re:Defining Black History” - Zeroing in one some alternate, lesser known narratives, ones edited out of the mainstream imagining of Black History, which deconstruct the popular perception of certain celebrated moments

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 – Joe McGeshick, historian, storyteller, and poet from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation

FRIDAY – February 21, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Bach: Sonata #3 in C major for solo violin, BWV 1005; Debussy: La Boite à Joujoux; Saint-Saens: Thème Varié, Op. 9 and Six Fugues, Op. 161; Boieldieu: Harp Concerto in C major

SATURDAY- February 22, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – Trying to reckon with the grim reaper, a surprising peek into the way doctors think about death, and when the time comes, how do we want to go?

6:00 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- February 23, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – French/English Connection

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Candy and Caramelization”

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 – “Mule Deer Scent Behavior”

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— Itzhak Perlman conducts music of Vivaldi, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Berlioz

MONDAY- February 24, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Friedrich Kuhlau: Grande Sonate for Piano & Flute, Op. 69; Serge Prokofiev: Piano Sonata #8 in Bb major, Op. 84; Serge Rachmaninoff: Symphony #2 in E minor, Op. 27

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Ray Suarez – The Latino United States

7:30 p.m.    Indigenous Expressions hosted by David Sam  

TUESDAY – February 25, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Strauss: Violin Sonata in Eb major, Op. 18; Fodor: Symphony #2 in G major, Op. 13; Handel: 2 Keyboard Suites, #7 in Bb major, HWV 440 and #8 in F minor, HWV 433; Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Little Hurricane - Anthony "Tone" Catalano and drummer Celeste "C.C." Spina found each other on Craig's List and formed the "dirty blues" band Little Hurricane.

04:00 pm  The Pea Green Boat with Annie Garde -  a show for children of all ages

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Philip Burgess reflects on the historical fad of Penny Postcards and how they helped form women’s communities of the past.  He pairs his thoughts with the contents of seven such cards written to two homesteading sisters in Montana.

WEDNESDAY- February 26, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Bartók: Four Piano Pieces, BB27; Martinu: Bergerettes (1939) for Piano Trio; Diamond: Rounds for String Orchestra (1944); Dvořák: Symphony #7 in D minor, Op. 70

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

1:30 p.m.  Of The West with Philip Aaberg
8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now