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May 22 - May 28

Here are MTPR program highlights for May 22, 2014 – May 28, 2014

THURSDAY- May 22, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics - Respighi: Selections for Violin and Piano; Mercadante: Flute Concerto #1 in E major, Op. 49; 2 Songs performed by Cecilia Bartoli; Boccherini: 2 Oboe Quintets: #16 in A major and #18 in D minor; Rossini: 2 String Sonatas: #5 in Eb major and #6 in D major

1:00 p.m   “What is a Good Death?” – Quick and painless may seem like the obvious answer, but perhaps we’re thinking about it the wrong way.  Program four 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 – Minerva Allen, Nakoda poet and culture keeper

FRIDAY – May 23, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Morning Classics with Linda Talbott – Grieg: Cello Sonata, Op. 36; Prokofiev: Prelude, Op. 12 #7 for piano; Stenhammar: String Quartet #5 in C major, Op. 29; Debussy: Intermezzo and Symphony in B minor both for piano duet; Nielsen: Symphony #1

SATURDAY- May 24, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago – Madama Butterfly (in Italian) composed by Giacomo Puccini

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -- “Deception” – Lies, liars, and lie catchers.  Is it possible for anyone to lead a life without deception?

SUNDAY- May 25, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Mozart: Piano Trio No. 3 in B-Flat Major, K. 502; Josef Suk: Serenade for Strings in E-Flat Major, Op. 6

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Paella”

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 – “MontAfrica”

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 – Andrey Boreyko conducts music of Hillborg, Nielsen and Sibelius

MONDAY- May 26, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Delius: String Quartet; Glass: Echorus; Bax: Elegiac Trio; Ashford: Where Are The Heroes and Heroines? for Piano; Fuchs: Six Fantasy Pieces, Op. 117; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Jeremy Scahill – The National Security Beast

7:30 p.m.    Monumental Disagreements – the History Guys explore the idea of national monuments    

TUESDAY – May 27, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Chaminade: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 11; Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor, S. 178; Saint-Saens: Barcarole in F major, Op. 108; Brahms: Symphony 4 in E minor, Op. 47

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 – Spencer Myer is this week’s guest, the gold medalist of the 2008 New Orleans International Piano Competition.  Spencer is garnering critical acclaim from around the globe, rapidly establishing himself as one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation.
7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Brandon Reintjes reflects on artistic innovation.  For his literary pairing, he chose a passage from one of the founders of Dadaism, Tristan Tzara.

WEDNESDAY- May 28, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Bach: Partita in E major, BWV 1006, for lute; Mozart: Two Divertimenti for 2 guitars; Kuhlau: Flute Quintet in A major, Op. 51 #3; Pleyel: Symphonie Concertante in F major for flute, oboe, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, cell, double bass, and orchestra

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

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