June 20 - June 26, 2013

Jun 17, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for June 20-26, 2013.

THURSDAY- June 20, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics
Clara Schumann:  Piano Trio in G minor;  Beethoven:  Piano Sonata #17 in D minor, Op. 31 #2; Robert Schumann:  "Slumber Song" from Albumblatter - for Violin & Piano;  Brahms:  Serenade #1, Op. 11
11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with Zed
1:05 p.m   An America Abroad special  - The Global Water Challenge- The world's population is growing, and with it, so is the demand for water. This program examines global issues related to water, from dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, to droughts and floods in Queensland, Australia.

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question – Josh Hanagarne author of “The World’s Strongest Librarian:  A Memoir of Tourette’s, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family’

FRIDAY – June 21, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Franz Xaver Richter:  Sonate da Camera #1 in D major;  Emile Sauret:  Scenes Villageoises, Op. 50 - for Violin & Piano;  Hugo Alfven:  Swedish Rhapsody #1 - Midsummer Vigil; Felix Mendelssohn:  A Midsummer Night's Dream

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with Rigel Bankshot or Mike Steinberg

SATURDAY- June 22, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago -  Opera: Die Meistersinger (in German) Composer: Richard Wagner

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab - "Placebo" – With new research demonstrating the startling power of the placebo effect, this hour of Radiolab examines the chemical consequences of belief and imagination.  Could the best medicine be no medicine at all?  We take stock of the pharmacy in our brains, consider the symbolic power of the doctor coat, and visit the tent of a self-proclaimed faith healer
6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Linden”

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

SUNDAY- June 23, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Center Stage from Wolf Trap

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys – “Yudkin vs. Keys”

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.  New York Philharmonic - Conductor:  Alan Gilbert; Prokofiev:  Violin Concerto No. 1; Dallapiccola:  Il Prigioniero

MONDAY- June 24, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
Rossini:  selections from Pèches de vieillesse, Vol. 8, Album de Chateau for piano; Boccherini:  Divertimento #4 in Eb major, Op. 16 #4; Boccherini: Cello Sonata in A major, G. 13; Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque – ballet

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with William Marcus

1:00 p.m.  Alternative Radio

 7:30 p.m.  Sound Opinions Presents: 1967 – Rock & Roll Comes of Age

TUESDAY - June 25, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Rontgen:  Symphony #6; Mozart:  Piano Sonata in Bb major, KV 570;  Strauss:  Don Juan, Op. 20 for orchestra;  Van Bree:  Grand Quartet #3 in D minor;  de Fesch and Groneman:  Baroque Concerti
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 – Ashly Holland
Fronting the popular Americana-Folk band Little Jane and The Pistol Whips, lifelong Bozeman, Montana singer/songerwriter, Ashly Holland has become one of the most well-known faces and voices in the state

 7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - UM Professor Tobin Shearer reflects on race relations in the West. He pairs his thoughts with a poignant excerpt by Albert Raboteau, author of “A Fire in the Bones: Reflections on African American History”

9:00 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- June 26, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Debussy:  La Mer for Piano 4 hands; Poulenc:  Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon; Gates:  Piano Quintet;  Stravinsky:  Divertimento for Violin and Piano;  Griffes:  The White Peacock, Poem for Flute and Orchestra, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan

11:00 a.m.  Freeforms with Howard Kingston or Gus Chambers or Tom Engelmann
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