July 25 - July 31, 2013

Jul 23, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for July 25-July 31, 2013.

THURSDAY- July 25, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics
Rachmaninov: Suite #1 for 2 pianos, Op. 5; Joon:  Viola Sonata in D major, Op. 15; Goeyens:  Berceuse for clarinet and piano; Shostakovich:  Lyrical Waltz for clarinet and piano; Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95; Glazunov:  Symphony #7 in F major - "Pastoral"

1:05 p.m   An Intelligence Squared Debate:  “Is the F.D.A. Hazardous to Our Health?”  
It’s long been argued that the Food and Drug Administration’s long and costly approval processes stifle innovation and keep life-changing treatments from the market.  But the question remains:  When it comes to public health, is it ever okay to sacrifice safety for speed?  The debaters are Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Dr. Jerry Avorn, Peter Huber, and Dr. David Challoner

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question –
Book Talk:  Chérie Newman talks with Barbara Theroux and Zed about recently published books

FRIDAY – July 26, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Debussy:  Suite Bergamasque for Piano; Grieg:  Violin Sonata in G major, Op. 13; Andriessen:  Qui Habitat; Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32


SATURDAY- July 27, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Los Angeles Opera - The Stigmatized (in German) by composer Franz Schreker

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -  “Escape” – Kicks things off with a true escape artist—a man who’s broken out of jail more times than anyone alive.  Then, the ingeniously simple question that led Isaac Newton to an enormous intellectual breakthrough.  Next, the show explores a strange space at the edge of the solar system, and a boundary beyond which nothing is known.  Finally, the story of a blind kid who freed himself from an unhappy childhood by climbing into the telephone system, and bending it to his will.

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Mugwort”

6:02 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- July 28, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Ferruccio Busoni: Elegy; Leonard Bernstein: Clarinet Sonata; Johannes Brahms: Horn Trio in E-flat major, Opus 40

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center –

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys – “Food Science 2:  The Searing Truth”

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 – "Aphids"– a program of the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

7:00 p.m.  L.A. Philharmonic
Vasily Petrenko conducts music of Nielsen: Maskarade Overture; Grieg: Piano Concerto; and Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10

MONDAY- July 29, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
Saint-Saens: 6 Bagatelles, Op. 3 - Caprice on themes of Gluck for piano; Gluck: Alessandro ballet music; Beethoven:  Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 #2; Agricola: Sonata in A for flute and continuo; Satie: Parade ballet music

7:30 p.m.  Preservation Hall Jazz Band – “That’s It” – inside the making of the new album, featuring interviews with the band and co-producer Jim James

TUESDAY - July 30, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Herzogenberg: Legenden, Op. 62, for Viola & Piano; Brahms:  Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34; Haydn:  Symphony #43 in D major; Schumann:  Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
1:00 p.m.  Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Shawn Colvin – The multiple Grammy award winning singer-songwriter discusses her three decade long performing and recording career as well as her recent venture into writing her memoir "Diamond in the Rough."

7:30 p.m.  This American Life –

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West
Rachel Schaffer reflects on what it is to have a “Western education” and where that educations fall short regarding Native cultures. She pairs her thoughts with passage from Craig Johnson’s novel Death Without Company

8:30 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- July 31, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Anton Diabelli: Potpourri Variations on Themes of Beethoven for Flute and Guitar; Carl Reinecke:  Sonata Undine for Flute & Piano, Op. 167; Frederick Delius:  The walk to the Paradise Garden; Song of Summer; Erik Satie:  Gymnopedie #1 for Guitar & Oboe; Beethoven: Symphony #6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company –

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - with John Arvish