Here are MTPR program highlights for March 6 – March 12, 2014
THURSDAY- March 6, 2014
9:05 a.m. – Morning Classics – CPE Bach: Sonata in A minor for solo Flute; Hamburger Sonata in G for Flute and Basso Continuo; Wanhal: Adagio Cantabile for Clarinet and Piano; Hoffmeister: Flute Concerto #22 in G major; Beethoven: Piano Sonata #8 in C minor, Op. 13 – “Pathétique”; Schubert: Symphony #5 in Bb major, D. 485
1:00 p.m Votes For Women! – the slogan on banners that many American suffragists wore in their 72-year struggle to get the vote. Award winning Producer Sandra Sleight-Brennan's documentary uses song, interviews, re-creations of events, and comments from historians to bring this dramatic history to life.
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 – Blythe Woolston, author of the YA novel 'Black Helicopters'
FRIDAY – March 7, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Morning Classics – Locatelli: Violin Concerto in C minor, Op. 3 #2; Busoni: Selections for Piano; Debussy: Air de Lia for soprano and orchestra; Canteloube: Bailero for soprano and orchestra; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #5 in E minor, Op. 64
SATURDAY- March 8, 2014
11:00 a.m. Metropolitan Opera – The Enchanted Island
4:00 p.m. Radiolab – “After Life” – We all die…but then what? Radiolab asks what might be on the other side.
6:00 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
SUNDAY- March 9, 2014
8:00 a.m. Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Youthful Britten
11:10 a.m. Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview
11:20 a.m. The Food Guys - “The Hidden World Under Our Feet”
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 – “Bird Social Behavior”
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. The San Francisco Symphony— Michael Tilson Thomas conducts music of Mahler, Schnittke, Beethoven, and Mozart
MONDAY- March 10, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Mozart: Piano Sonata in C major, KV 309; W.F. Bach: Sonata in D major for two Flutes and Basso Continuo and Sonata in Bb major for Flute, Violin, and Basso Continuo; Bruckner: Symphony #4 in Eb major, “Romantic”
1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio - Arundhati Roy – Reimagining the World
7:30 p.m. Live from the Divide Music Special – Joy Kills Sorrow - This bold young Boston-based sting band brings influences from the world of jazz, pop, swing and rock, with their feet firmly placed in bluegrass.
TUESDAY – March 11, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Beethoven: Piano Trio in Eb major, Op. 70 #2; Chopin: Piano Sonata #2 in Bb minor, Op. 35; Fuchs: Viola Sonata, Op. 86; Bruch: Symphony #3 in E major, Op. 51
11:00 am Freeforms with Michael Marsolek
1:00 p.m. Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn
1:30 p.m. Musician’s Spotlight – Tom Catmull – Encore Broadcast – One of Montana’s most popular and acclaimed musicans, Missoula singer songwriter, Tom Catmull, returns to discuss his most recent solo recording “Words and Malady” and his ongoing journey in the world of the independent performer.7:30 p.m. This American Life
8:30 p.m. Reflections West – Robert Stubblefield reflects on the power of the written word to create the immediacy of storytelling. He pairs his thoughts with a passage from a James Welch novel, Fools Crow.
WEDNESDAY- March 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. Morning Classics - Bach: Sonata #2 in D major, BWV 1028, for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord; Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19; Biggs: Medieval Dance Suite; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #2 in G major, Op. 44
1:00 p.m. Moyers and Company – A weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers
8:30 p.m. What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now