Here are MTPR program highlights for July 10 – July 16, 2014
THURSDAY- July 10, 2014
9:05 a.m. – Morning Classics - Turina: Danzas Gitanas, Op. 55 and Mompou: - Carciones y Danzas, Nos. 1 & 6 – both for piano; Chausson: Concert in D major for violin, piano, and string quartet, Op. 21; Albeniz: Asturias for guitar; Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze, BWV 208 for guitar; Albinoni: Adagio in G minor for guitar; Ginastera: Estancia, Op. 8 and Suite de Danzas Criollas, Op. 15
1:00 p.m Do Millennials Stand a Chance? – An Intelligence Squared debate. Millennials—growing up with revolutionary technology and entering adulthood in a time of recession—have recently been much maligned. Are their critics right?.
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 – Laura Pritchett, author of the novel “Stars Go Blue”
FRIDAY – July 11, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Schubert: Piano Sonata, D. 784, Op. Posth. 143; Glinka: Trio Pathétique in D minor; Fossini: Sonata #3 in C major; Mozart: Adagio & Fugue in E major, K. 405/3 and Adagio & Fugue in D minor; Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81
SATURDAY- July 12, 2014
11:00 a.m. LA Opera – “Falstaff” by Giuseppe Verdi
4:00 p.m. Radiolab -- “Morality” – Where does our sense of right and wrong come from?
SUNDAY- July 13, 2014
8:00 a.m. Santa Fe Chamber Music – Igor Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrouchka; Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8
11:10 a.m. Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview
11:20 a.m. The Food Guys - “Peanut Butter”
11:30 a.m. Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me - The “oddly informative” NPR news quiz show – with Peter Sagal
12:25 p.m. Field Notes – “Common Mergansers”
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. LA Philharmonic – Gustavo Dudamel conducts music of Ravel, Prokofiev, and Desenne
MONDAY- July 14, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Hoffmeister: Double Bass Quartet #3 in D major; Hermann: 2 Capriccios for 3 Violins: #2 in G major and #3 in A major; 3 Arias by Boieldieu and Donizetti, performed by Juan Diego Florez; Haydn: Two Piano Trios: in E major XV:34 and in F minor XV:f1; Handel: Water Music Suite in F major, HWV 348
1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio - Paul Cienfuegos – Community Rights
7:30 p.m. Not Your Mother’s French Music – 17 of the most exciting popular French songs released since 2012 – today is Bastille Day.
TUESDAY – July 15, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Arensky: Suite #2, Op. 23 and Suite #4, Op. 62 both for 2 pianos; Marinu: Piano Trio #3 in C major, “The Great”; Verroust: 4th Solo de Concert, Op. 77 for oboe and piano; Glazunov: Symphony #3 in D major, Op. 33
11:00 am Freeforms with Michael Marsolek
1:00 p.m. Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn
1:30 p.m. Musician’s Spotlight with John Floridis – Grammy award winning trumpeter, Chris Botti, discusses how he expanded his intense jazz upbringing to include extensive, multi-genre collaborations with diverse artists from Paul Simon to Adrea Bocelli, Sting to Steven Tyler and Gladys Knight to Yo-Yo Ma.
7:30 p.m. This American Life
8:30 p.m. Reflections West – Toby Thompson reflects on western saloon as an authentic place of refuge, pairing his thoughts with a passage from author Ken McCullough.
WEDNESDAY- July 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. Morning Classics - Ravel: Sonatine for piano and Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; Lefkowitz: Selections for Harp; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque
1:00 p.m. Moyers and Company
1:25 p.m. Fly Fishing in Montana. An ancient pastime explored in the lives, lore and literature of anglers. The producer takes lessons from one of Montana's legendary fly fishers and in the process visits towns, streams, history and saloons, hears whopping fish stories and catches a trout in the land of the Big Sky.
8:30 p.m. What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now