November 21-27, 2013

Nov 18, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for November 21-November 27, 2013.

THURSDAY- November 21, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Gordon Goodwin: California Pictures for String Quartet; Bela Fleck: The Impostor Concerto; David Starobin: Variations on a theme by Carl Neilsen for guitar; Paul Lansky: Partita for guitar and percussion; Matthew Brown: Two Choral Works; Ralph Vaughn Williams: The Lark Ascending

1:00 p.m   We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives – PRX presents never before broadcast memories from JFK’s confidantes recorded just after the assassination.

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 - Henry Real Bird talks about his new collection of poems, “Wolf Teeth”

FRIDAY – November 22, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – John Field: 2 Nocturnes for piano in Eb major and C minor; Christopher Tew: Elegy for strings – November 1963; D’Rivera: The Cape Cod Files; Gershwin: Three Preludes; David Maslanka: Wind Quintet #2; William Schuman: Symphony #3

SATURDAY- November 23, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Houston Grand Opera – Don Giovanni  by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – “Where Am I” – How does your brain keep track of your body?  We will puzzle through mysteries of missing limbs and the treatment of optical illusions.

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Licorice I”

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

SUNDAY- November 24, 2013

8:00 a.m.  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Rachmaninov:  Suite for Two Pianos

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Butterflied Whole Chicken”

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 – "Gall Farmers" - Information about the flora and fauna of western and central Montana by the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour

7:00 p.m.  Missoula Symphony Orchestra – Italian Fire – Darko Butorac conducts music of Luigi Boccherini, Charles Nichols, and Felix Mendelssohn

MONDAY- November 25, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Francesco Geminiani: Two Cello Sonatas; Selections from the early Italian Baroque; Franz Richter: Flute Concerto in E minor; Muzio Clementi: Two Piano Sonatas in F #m, Op. 25 #5 and in G minor, Op. 8 #1; Luigi Boccherini: Symphony #1 in D major

1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio – David Bacon, Migration and U.S. Policy

7:30 p.m.  Harvest Home – Jay Ungar & Molly Mason celebrate Thanksgiving, Autumn and the harvest season with a spicy offering of American roots music.

TUESDAY – November 26, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – with Susan Israel

1:30 p.m.  One of Montana’s most popular and acclaimed musicians, Missoula singer, songwriter, Tom Catmull returns to MS 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

9:00 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- November 27, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – with Susan Israel
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

7:30 p.m.  On Being with Krista Tippitt