June 12 - June 18

Jun 9, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for June 12 – June 18, 2014

THURSDAY- June 12, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics - Ralph Vaughn Williams: Phantasy Quintet; John Adams: City Noir; George Rochberg: Partita variations for piano; Leonard Bernstein: Dream With Me and In Our Time, for cello and piano; Samuel Barber: Cello Sonata, Op. 6

1:00 p.m   “What’s Your Story?” – Research confirms that our minds depend on story as the main roadmap for comprehending. The final program from the series, “The Really Big Questions”

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 – Peter Stark, author of the historical nonfiction book, “Astoria”

FRIDAY – June 13, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Beethoven: Piano Sonata in C# minor, Op. 27, #2, “Moonlight”; Clarke: Orange Dawn for flute and piano; Debussy: Nocturnes for orchestra and chorus and Premiere Rhapsodie for orchestra with clarinet; Robert Schumann: Piano Trio #3 in G minor, Op. 110; Louis Spohr: Clarinet Concerto #2 in Eb, Op. 57

SATURDAY- June 14, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago – Die Fledermaus (in German) composed by Johann Strauss, Jr.

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -- “New Normal” – Evolution results from the ability of organisms to change.  In this program, our ideas about normalcy are reframed

SUNDAY- June 15, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Marc Neikrug: String Quartet No. 4; Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Olives”

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 – “Montana’s Forgotten Fish”

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 – Charles Dutoit conducts music of Beethoven and Ravel

MONDAY- June 16, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Special dedicated to Joseph Henry - Missoula Symphony - Berstein: Overture to Candide; Gershwin: An American in Paris; Mozart: Symphony #39; Barber: First Essay for Orchestra; Beethoven: Triple Cncerto
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Kathy Kelly – Afghanistan: Beyond the Propaganda

7:30 p.m.    Indigenous expression with David Sam features Kaw/Creek Tenor Sax player Jim Pepper, who would have been 73 on June 18th

TUESDAY – June 17, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Grieg: Agitato (1865) and Lyric Pieces Op. 54 for piano; CPE Bach: Concerto for flute, strings, and basso continuo in G major, Wq. 169; Sibelius: Four pieces, Op. 78 and Malinconia, Op. 20 for cello and piano; Berwald: Symphony #3: Sinfonie Singuliere in C major

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
7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West – Ellen Baumler reflects on the grim legacy of the Sedition Act in Montana’s history.  She pairs her thoughts with the historian Clemens P. Work.

WEDNESDAY- June 18, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Janacek: Piano Sonata #1, x 1905; Arensky: String Quartet #1 in G major, Op. 11; Sibelius: Mazurka and Boulanger: Deux Morceaux both for violin and piano; Rachmaninov: Symphony #1 in D minor, Op. 13

1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company

1:25 p.m.   Living on Earth
8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now