Here are MTPR program highlights for October 17-23, 2013.
THURSDAY- October 17, 2013
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Raff: Suite in D minor, Op. 91; Martinu: Three Madrigals for violin and viola; Enescu: Violin Sonata #3 in A minor, Op. 25; Bartok: Divertimento
1:05 p.m Women Are Not Men - Women are different from men in some key areas. For example, the data show that women don’t drown, edit Wikipedia, commit crime, or file patents at anywhere near the same rate as men do. How else are women different?
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. Leslie Budewitz author of “Death Al Dente: A Food Lovers’ Village Mystery”
FRIDAY – October 18, 2013
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – L.V. Beethoven: Sextet for 2 horns and string quartet, Op. 816; Alexis Contant: Romance for piano trio; Jean Sibelius: Symphony #6 in D minor, Op. 104; Edvard Grieg: String quartet #2 in F major; Julius Rontgen: Piano Concerto #2, Op. 18
SATURDAY- October 19, 2013
11:00 a.m. San Francisco Opera – The Gospel of Mary Magdalene by Mark Adamo
4:00 p.m. Radiolab – “Guts” – What can the rumblings deep in our bellies tell us about ourselves? We stick our hand in a cow stomach, get a window into our core (thanks to a hunter who became a walking science experiment in the 1800s), and listen in on the surprising back-and-forth between our gut and our brain.
6:00 p.m. The Plant Detective – “Autumn Crocus”
6:02 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
SUNDAY- October 20, 2013
8:00 a.m. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Shostakovich Quartets I
11:10 a.m. Front Row Center – MTPR’s weekly arts interview program – Christopher Hahn of the U of M visits with Michael about the annual Pianissimo event.
11:20 a.m. The Food Guys - “Pineapple”
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 – "Pikas" - 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. The San Francisco Symphony – Music of Mozart, Thomas Adès, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev
MONDAY- October 21, 2013
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Bax: Legend – Sonta for cello and piano; J.S. Bach: Little Fugue in G minor; fantasia and Fugue in G minor; Ewazen: Trombone Sonata; Elgar: Symphony #2 in Ab major, Op. 55
1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio – Mohammad Fadel – Egypt in Crisis
7:30 p.m. A Climate Week documentary – Game Changer, A Climate One Documentary. Today we are looking at the impacts of climate disruption at home and abroad. Forest fires, floods, droughts and other extreme weather events are hitting the global economy.
TUESDAY – October 22, 2013
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Kuhlau: Fantasia in D major for solo flute; Quantz: Flute Sonata in Bb major; Rameau: Castor et Pollux; Royer: Pièces de Clavecin; Benda: Flute Concerto in E minor
1:00 p.m. Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn
1:30 p.m. Musician’s Spotlight – Ivan and Alyosha, an encore – This Seattle based folk-pop, indie-rock band gets their name from Dostoyevsky but their music is accessible as American pie. Adventurous playing and writing yet aimed for the highest common denomination
7:30 p.m. This American Life
8:30 p.m. Reflections West - Ellen Baumler reflects on the ghosts of Butte, pairing her thoughts with a passage from a former Butte resident, Waino Nyland
8:35 p.m. Selected Shorts
WEDNESDAY- October 23, 2013
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Haydn: String Quartet in F major, Op. 77 #2; Schumann: Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 121; Chopin: Nocturne in C #minor, Op. Posth. For piano; Scherzo in Bb minor, Op. 31 for piano
1:00 p.m. Moyers and Company
8:30 p.m. What I Like About Jazz - with John Arvish