January 23 - January 29

Jan 21, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for January 23 – January 29, 2014

THURSDAY- January 23, 2014

9:05 a.m.   Boccherini: 2 String Quartets: #2 in C minor and #3 in Eb major; Selections for flute and harp by Monti, Blavet, and Paganini; Petrini: Duo in Eb major, Op. 30, for flute and harp; Richter: Sonata #2 in G major for flute, harpsichord, and cello; Mozart: flute Concerto in D major, kv 314

1:00 p.m   An Intelligence Squared debate on the motion “Don't Eat Anything With A Face”
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 – Photographer, Sue Reynolds and Salish Poet, Victor Charlo authors of Still Here: Not Living in Tipis

FRIDAY – January 24, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet, Op. 43; Hilary Tann: Leggiero from “Shakkei” for soprano sax and orchestra; Selections for Violin and Piano performed by Hilary Hahn; Wilms: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 25 #1; Grieg: Maskarade Overture and Aladdin Suite

SATURDAY- January 25, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Donizetti’s  L’Elisir d’Amore

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – Help – What do you do when your own worst enemy is you? Radiolab looks for ways to gain the upper hand over unhealthy urges that seem to have a mind of their own.

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

SUNDAY- January 26, 2014

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

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Healthy School Lunches”

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 – “Blue Stain and Beetles”

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 Bruckner/ed. Nowak and Beethoven

MONDAY- January 27, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Schubert: Violin Sonata in D major, D. 384; Brahms: Rhapsody, Op. 79 #2, Capriccio, Op. 116 #7, Ballade, Op. 10 #4 all for solo piano; Haydn: String Quartet in Bb major, Op. 76 #4; Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio – Robert McChesney - The Internet, Capitalism, & Democracy

7:30 p.m.    David Sam hosts our Monday Special – Indigenous Expression. Indigenous music and words from around the world. Expressions from where we’ve been to where we’re going.

TUESDAY – January 28, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Bax: Clarinet Sonata, Harp Quintet; Dvorak: String Quartet #14 in Ab, Op. 105; Raff: Fantasie-Sonate, Op. 168, for piano; Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Liam Ớ Maonlai – U2’s Bono calls Hothouse Flowers singer Liam Ớ Maonlai “the best white soul singer in the world.”  Liam’s deep roots in traditional Irish music kept him grounded amidst rock star trappings and today he balances both musical worlds with ease and grace.

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  – Paul Theobald reflects on the conflict between having an ambitious career and finding a home.  He pairs his thoughts with a passage by Wendell Berry    

WEDNESDAY- January 29, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Mendelssohn: Andante, Scherzo, Capriccio and Fugue for String Quartet, Op. 81; Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suites 1 and 3; Cimarosa: Keyboard Sonatas; Albinoní: Two Oboe Concerti: #2 in D minor and #11 in Bb 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