Here are MTPR program highlights for June 19 – June 25, 2014
THURSDAY- June 19, 2014
9:05 a.m. – Morning Classics - Mozart: Symphony #36 in C major “Linz”, K. 425; Selections from CD “Music of the Kingdom,” performed by The Sixteen; Giovanni and Giuliani: Harp Sonata #3 in Eb major; Farrenc: Clarinet Trio in Eb major, Op. 44; Weber: Clarinet Concerto #2 in Eb major, Op. 74
1:00 p.m A Climate One special – Meltdown – An exploration of how mountains and forests are being impacted by climate change.
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 – Ben Mikkelson, author of the children’s novel “Jungle of Bones”
FRIDAY – June 20, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto #2 in G minor, Op. 8 #2, “Summer”; 3 Nocturnes for piano, by Copland, Chopin, and Coenen; Boccherini: 2 String Quartets, Op. 8: #5 in F major and #6 in A major; Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
SATURDAY- June 21, 2014
11:00 a.m. Lyric Opera of Chicago – The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
4:00 p.m. Radiolab -- “Musical Language” – In this program, the line between language and music is examined.
SUNDAY- June 22, 2014
8:00 a.m. Santa Fe Chamber Music – Arthur Benjamin: Oboe Concerto on Themes of Cimarosa; Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
11:10 a.m. Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview
11:20 a.m. The Food Guys - “Olive Oil and Pine Nuts”
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 – “Tree Bark”
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 – James Colton conducts music of Shulhoff, Mozart, and Brahms
MONDAY- June 23, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Camillo Schumann: Cello Sonata #1 in G minor, Op. 59; Ferruccio Busoni: Toccata: Prelude, Fantasia, Ciaccona; 7 Short Pieces for the Cultivation of Polyphonic Playing; Richard Davy: O Domine caelí terraeque creator; Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome, Pines of Rome
1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio - Eduardo Galeano – Children of the Days
7:30 p.m. Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection – Brazilian music has always been inclusive and producers, Frank and Christian Berman have raised that idea to a new level. They took the vocals from classic American songs and invited legendary Brazilian musicians to play along.
TUESDAY – June 24, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Haydn: Divertimento à Tre for horn, violin, and cello; Bach: Selections from the Art of Fugue; Brahms: Clarinet Sonata #2 in Eb major, Op. 120; Nielsen: Violin Concerto, 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 – The Hooligans - Longtime Montana favorites The Hooligans waited for over 20 years to release their first recording "Beggars and Thieves" and along the way picked up an album producer and part time member, Little Feat's Bill Payne. Finding themselves just hitting their stride, the veteran band is entering a new and exciting phase in their history.
7:30 p.m. This American Life
8:30 p.m. Reflections West – John Clayton reflects on the popular perception of women in the West as fiercely individual. He selected a passage by one of Montana’s first female novelists Caroline Lockhart.
WEDNESDAY- June 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. Morning Classics - Scarlatti: Sonata; Sor: Introduction, Theme, and Variations, for guitar; Alfonso de Elias: String Quartet #2; Tchaikovsky: Selections from 18 Piano Pieces, Op. 72, for piano; Rubinstein: Don Quixote: Humoresque for Orchestra
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