January 30 - February 5

Jan 27, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for January 30 – February 5, 2014

THURSDAY- January 30, 2014

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics - Rameau 2 Pièces do Clavecin with flute and violin: 4th and 5th concerts; Selections by Albinoní, Maute, and Zelenka performed by Ensemble Caprice; Zelenka: 2 Capriccios: #1 in D major and #2 in G major; Mozart: Quintet for piano and winds in Eb, KV 452; Pleyel: Symphony in Bb

1:00 p.m   An Intelligence Squared debate on the motion “Obamacare is now beyond rescue”  
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 – Charlie Price, author of the YA novel Dead Girl Moon

FRIDAY – January 31, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Bach: Sonata #3 in G minor, BWV 1029, for Viola da gamba and harpsichord; Duvernoy: Horn Trio #1; Haydn: 2 Piano Trios: #26 in F #minor and #25 in G major; Ries: Piano Sonata in F #minor, Op. 26; Beethoven: Symphony #1 in C major, Op. 21

SATURDAY- February 1, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Puccini’s  Madama Butterfly

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – DESPERATELY SEEKING SYMMETRY – This hour, search for order and balance and ask how symmetry shapes our very existence

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

SUNDAY- February 2, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Vaughan Williams & Elgar

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It Or Not”

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 – “Hot Springs”

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— Edo de Waart conducts music of Schreker, Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saëns, and Respighi

MONDAY- February 3, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Storace-selections for Harpsichord; Chopin: Etude, Op. 25 #7 and Nocturne, Op. Posth., both for Cello and Piano; Stamitz: Symphony in E minor, Op. 15 #2; Schubert: String Trio in Bb, D. 581; Telemann: Overture Suite in D major, TWV55:D1

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio

7:30 p.m.    You Must Remember This with Allen Secher – Tunes from the great American song book.

TUESDAY – February 4, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Satin-Saëns: Berceuse, Op. 38; Elegy, Op. 143 both for Violin & Piano; Johann Nisle: Sonata in F minor for Horn, Violin, & Piano; Beethoven: Piano Sonata #16 in G major, Op. 31 #1; Mozart: String Quartet in C major, KV 465; Schubert: Symphony #3 in D major, D. 200

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Pat Metheny Part One of a special two-part program  – An Encore Broadcast – Winner of 20 Grammy awards and one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation, Pat makes his first appearance on MS

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  – Caroline Keys speaks to the value of pushing limits, of transcending perceived and accepted boundaries.  She pairs her thoughts with a traditional Salish story as told by Bon Whealdon    

WEDNESDAY- February 5, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Enescu: Suite #2 in D major, Op. 10; Janacek: String Quartet #1 “Kreutzer Sonata”; Herzogenberg: Violin Sonata #3, Op. 78; Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, Op, 72

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.  A New Letters on the air special “The Symphony” an African-American poetry collective.

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