January 16 - January 22

Jan 13, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for January 16 – January 22, 2014

THURSDAY- January 16, 2014

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Bolcom: Recuerdos: 3 Traditional Latin American Dances; Copland: El Salon Mexico; Elgar: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83; Smith: Cello Sonata; Griffes: 2 Sketches Based on Indian Themes for String Quartet; Walton:  Symphony #2

1:00 p.m   The Unconventionals – A pilot show featuring Mike O’Toole with founders and CEO’s of Dollar Shave Club, and Intel; conversation about innovation and creative marketing
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 – Christine Byl, author of Dirt Work:  An Education in the Woods

FRIDAY – January 17, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Boccherini: Guitar Quintet in E minor, G. 451; Bach: Suite in C minor for guitar, BWV 997; Guitar selections by Piazzola, Santaolalla and Boccherini; Ivanovic: Café Pieces for Guitar; Ponce: Concierto del Sur for Guitar and Orchestra

SATURDAY- January 18, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Tchaikovsky’s  Eugene Onegin

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – STRESS – It may save your life if chased by a tiger or make you sick if stuck in traffic.  Stanford University neurologist, Dr. Robert Sapolsky, takes us through what happens on our insides when coping with stress.

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

SUNDAY- January 19, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Czech Masterwoks – Smetana, Janacek

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Farro”

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 – “Big Sagebrush”

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— Herbert Blomstedt conducts music of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius

MONDAY- January 20, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – George Morrison:  Five Violin Solos; William Grant Still: Symphony #2 in G minor “Song of a New Race”; Schubert: Ave Maria; Harry Thacker Burleigh: Deep River; David N. Baker: Clarinet Sonata; Florence B. Price: Concerto in One Movement; 3 Spirituals performed by Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman

1:00 p.m.    Special – Martin Luther King Jr.’s Path to Nonviolence

1:30 p.m.    Special – A Shortcut To The Mountaintop

7:30 p.m.    Special – MTPR’s John Myers hosts an hour of music celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement.
8:30 p.m.     Special – All Mixed Up with Martin Luther King Jr.

TUESDAY – January 21, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Francois Devienne: 2 Oboe Sonatas – in D minor, Op. 71 #2 and in G, Op. 71 #1; Francis Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata; Richard Wagner: Eine Sonate für das Album von Frau M.W., Polonaise for piano 4 hands in D, Piano Sonata in A “Grosse Sonate” – 3rd movement; Camille Saint-Saens – Violin Concerto #3 in B minor, Op. 61

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Ryan Bundy, Missoula recording artist, returns to the show with his most adventurous project to date

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  – Dale Gillespie reflects on how our attachment to landscape is driven by the memory of small details.  He pairs this with a passage from Wallace Stegner    

WEDNESDAY- January 22, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Bach: Flute Sonata in A major, BWV 1032; Beethoven: Piano Sonata #29 in Bb major, Op. 106; Mozart: Serenade in C minor, k. 388; Hoffmeister: Flute Concerto #17 in D major

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.  Living on Earth extra

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now