June 26 - July 2

Jun 23, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for June 26 – July 2, 2014

THURSDAY- June 26, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics - Schumann: Violin Sonata #3 in A minor; Beethoven: String Quartet, Op. 131; Bach: Two Toccatas for piano: in G minor, BWV 915 and in D minor, BWV 913; Saint-Saens: Symphony in A major

1:00 p.m   An America Abroad special - The Power of Art in a Changing Middle East

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 – Richard Geary, rancher and newspaper columnist

FRIDAY – June 27, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Scheibe: Sinfonia in B minor; Schubert: 12 Landler, D. 790, Op. Posth. 171; Nisle: Octet in D major for winds and strings; W.A. Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail – music for wind ensemble

SATURDAY- June 28, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago – Rusalka composed by Antonin Dvořák

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -- “Mortality” – Is death a disease that can be cured?

SUNDAY- June 29, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Beethoven: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-Flat Major, Op. 16; Erwin Schulhoff: Sextet for Strings

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “More Vegetables”

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 – “Spiderwebs”

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 – John Adams conducts music of Gordon, Riley, and Adams

MONDAY- June 30, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – CPE Bach: Fantasia in C major for Forte Piano and Quartet for Flute, Viola, Cello, and Harpsichord in major; Jan Sweelinck: Variations on a folk song; F. J. Haydn: Symphony #43 in Eb major – “Mercury”; Eduard Franck: Piano Trio in E major; W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto #21 in C major, k. 467
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Noam Chomsky – State of Insecurity

7:30 p.m.    Tom Engelmann hosts another edition of Unsung Heroes. Laura Nyro composed and recorded numerous songs that never really made it under her own name but that were highly successful when they were covered by other artists. She was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame two years ago, twenty years after her death.

TUESDAY – July 1, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Czerny: Grande Sonate Brillante in C minor, Op. 10; Dohnanyi: Violin Sonata, Op. 21; Bach: Trio Sonata in G, BWV 1038; Spohr: String Quartet #36in G minor, Op. 157; Reger: Symphonic Prlogue to a Tragedy, Op. 108

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 – Hilary Hahn - Grammy Award winning violinist Hilary Hahn features her most recent project "In 27 Pieces"  a recording that is the culmination of a multi-year project to renew the encore genre. Hahn commissioned 26 composers from around the world to write short-form works. For the 27th encore, she held an open contest that drew more than 400 entries.
7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West – Erica Olsen reflects on the relationship between nature and technology, pairing her thoughts with those of the historian Frank Waters.

WEDNESDAY- July 2, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Saint-Saens: String Quartet #2 in G major, Op. 153; Ravel: Concerto for the left hand; Ysaye: 2 Sonatas for solo violin: #4 in E minor and #5 in G major; Offenbach: Gaite Parisíenne

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