May 29 - June 4

May 27, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for May 29, 2014 – June 4, 2014

THURSDAY- May 29, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics - Saint-Saens: Piano Trio #1 in F major, Op. 18; Van Bree: Grand Quatuor #3 in D minor; Schumann: Piano Sonata #2 in G minor, Op. 22; Nielsen: The Mist is Rising – for lute and harp; Sibelius: Symphony #5 in Eb major, Op. 82

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 month-long 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 – James Lee Burke, author of “Light of the World,” a Dave Rocicheaux novel

FRIDAY – May 30, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Morning Classics with Linda Talbott – Dohnanyi: Piano Quintet in C minor, Op. 1; Reger: A Romantic Suite, Op. 125; Martinu: Cinq Piéces Bréves (Piano Trio #1); Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1 in Bb minor

SATURDAY- May 31, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago – Parsifal in German composed by Richard Wagner

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -- “Black Box” – This episode confronts the stubborn gaps in our understanding

SUNDAY- June 1, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Henri Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit (Thus the Night); Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Pâte à choux”

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 – “Packrats”

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 – Lionel Bringuier conducts music of Brahms, Berg, and Beethoven

MONDAY- June 2, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Schubert: Piano Sonata in C minor, D. 958; Cavallini: Clarinet Duo #3 in Bb major; Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66; Pleyel: Symphony in G major
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Naomi Prins – The Wall Street White House Axis

7:30 p.m.    You Must Remember This with Allen Secher    

TUESDAY – June 3, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2, for piano; Beethoven: Piano Trio #7 in Bb major “Archduke”; Schickhardt: Concerto II in D minor for 4 recorders and continuo; Telemann: Concerto in A minor for 2 recorders and strings; Strauss: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60

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  – Linds Sanders reflects on the strange presence of life, even in its absence.  She pairs her thoughts with a poem by Eduardo Chirinos.

WEDNESDAY- June 4, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Galuppi: 3 Keyboard Sonatas, in D minor, C major and C minor; Vivaldi: String Sonata Op. 2 #3, RV 14; Sinfonia, RV 169 – “Al Santo Sepolcro”; Ries: Piano Concerto in C minor, Op. 115; Müller: Clarinet Quartet #1 in Bb major; Le Chateau de Madrid, Op. 79; Clementi: Symphony #1 in C major

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