July 5 - July 10, 2013

Jul 3, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for July 4-July 10, 2013.

FRIDAY – July 5, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Handel: 2 Oboe Sonatas - in G major and D minor; Bax: Piano Quintet in G minor; Purcell: 2 Trio Sonatas - #6 in C major and #7 in E minor; Vaughn Williams: Phantasy Quintet; Walton: The Wise Virgins

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms

SATURDAY- July 6, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago
Opera: A Streetcar Named Desire; Composer: Andre Previn

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -  “Oops”
What happens when your meticulous plan hops your carefully laid tracks.  In this episode, one psychologist’s zeal to safeguard national security may have created a terrorist, while one community’s efforts to protect an endangered bird had deadly consequences.  And against all odds, a toxic lake spawns new life.

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

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

SUNDAY- July 7, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber – Soloists Lynn Harrell, Benny Kim, and Jeremy Denk – Music of Vivaldi and Schubert

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – Beth Anne Austein speaks with George Everett of Main Street Uptown Butte about the Montana Folk Festival
11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys – “Taste”

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 – " Fish Personalities "
A program of the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

7:00 p.m.  L.A. Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conducts music of Ravel, Stucky and Stravinsky

MONDAY- July 8, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
W.A. Mozart:  Piano Sonata in A minor, KV 310; Gustav Mahler:  Symphony #6

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with William Marcus

1:00 p.m.  Alternative Radio –

 7:30 p.m.  MTPR’s John Myers hosts a Montana Folk Festival preview show

TUESDAY - July 9, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Haydn:  Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI/52; Sibelius: Symphony #4 in A minor, Op. 63; Beethoven: String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 #3; Grieg: Violin Concerto #1 in F major, Op. 8

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with Michael Marsolek
1:00 p.m.  Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Nikki Hill – With a mix of vintage soul, blues, and R&B, singer Nikki Hill reminds us all why we love Rock and Roll.  Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Nikki brings her deep Southern roots front and center leading a smoking hot, funky guitar driven band that is building a name for itself across the US and Europe

7:30 p.m.  This American Life –

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West
Montana educator Stephen Sylvester reflects on bear hunting in the West. He uses a passage from Meriwether Lewis’ journal—an account of ferocious grizzly bears

9:00 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- July 10, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Glinka:  Variations on a theme of Mozart for harp; Glinka: Serenade on themes of Donizetti; Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades; Rossini: Semiramide Overture; Donizetti:  Selections for piano; Reinecke: Harp Concerto in E minor, Op. 182

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with Gus Chambers
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company –

7:30 p.m.  On Being with Krista Tippitt  -

8:25 p.m.  Mountain West Voices with host, Clay Scott
A program featuring the extraordinary stories of ordinary people throughout the Rocky Mountain West