Local Music: Regional Symphony Broadcasts http://redriverradio.org en Young Artists Competition 2012 Winner's Concert http://redriverradio.org/post/young-artists-competition-2012-winners-concert <P><STRONG>Airs Friday, August 17 at 12:00&nbsp;noon.</STRONG>&nbsp;Join us&nbsp;for the Winner's Concert from the 2012 Young artist Competition. The judges made their selections and the winners assembled on Sunday, May 13,&nbsp;at 5 p.m., at LSU Shreveport's University Center Theater to perform. Red River Radio captured this concert for broadcast. Here is today's concert and the performers.&nbsp;Click&nbsp;on this post and listen to concert again online. (more) Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Kermit Poling 13066 at http://redriverradio.org Young Artists Competition 2012 Winner's Concert Live from London: Barenboim Conducts Beethoven's Ninth to Launch the 2012 Olympics! http://redriverradio.org/post/live-london-barenboim-conducts-beethovens-ninth-launch-2012-olympics <p><strong>Airs Friday, July 27 at 12:00 noon.&nbsp; </strong>The world is turning to London this month as the 2012 Olympic Games kick off. Timed to end exactly one minute before the Opening Ceremony begins, APM presents a fabulous live broadcast from the world&#39;s largest classical music festival, the London-based BBC Proms! Join APM&#39;s Fred Child as he hosts the two-hour program featuring the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Beethoven&#39;s triumphant Symphony No. 9. The broadcast will begin with a music-rich pre-games feature, hosted by Fred Child, including highlights of the BBC Proms as well as brief colorful comments from Daniel Barenboim, Olympic athletes, and London locals.</p><p>In 1999, Daniel Barenboim, together with the late Palestinian literary scholar Edward Said and by invitation of the Kunstfest Weimar, created a workshop for young musicians from Israel and Palestine and various Arab countries of the Middle East seeking to enable intercultural dialogue and to promote the experience of collaborating on a matter of common interest. Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said named the Orchestra and workshop after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe&rsquo;s collection of poems entitled &ldquo;West-Eastern Divan&rdquo;, a central work for the evolution of the concept of world culture. (more)</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Fred Child 13990 at http://redriverradio.org Live from London: Barenboim Conducts Beethoven's Ninth to Launch the 2012 Olympics! Spring For Music At Carnegie Hall: The Houston Symphony http://redriverradio.org/post/spring-music-carnegie-hall-houston-symphony <p><strong>Airs Friday, July 20 at 12:00 noon</strong>.&nbsp;&nbsp; Spring for Music showcases some of North America&rsquo;s most exciting orchestras at Carnegie Hall. In Program 1, the Houston Symphony performs an all-Shostakovich program including a rarity, Anti-Formalist Rayok, a protest piece that was not performed publicly until the Soviet Union was self-destructing. Also on the program is Shostakovich&rsquo;s iconic Symphony No. 11. Music director Hans Graf conducts, with bass soloist Mikhail Svetlov. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Elliot Forest 13986 at http://redriverradio.org Spring For Music At Carnegie Hall: The Houston Symphony Regional Symphony Broadcast: Overtures & Ovations with the Shreveport Symphony http://redriverradio.org/post/regional-symphony-broadcast-overtures-ovations-shreveport-symphony <p><strong>Airs Friday, July 13 at 12:00 noon</strong>.&nbsp; River City Repertory Theatre, the area&rsquo;s only professional theatre company, presents its 2012 &ldquo;Overtures &amp; Ovations&rdquo; concert, recorded live at Riverview Theatre. The concert brings together the Shreveport Symphony and the Shreveport Opera Chorus performing an evening of Broadway overtures and definitive songs with Tony Award winning actress, Donna McKechnie and London&rsquo;s West End star, Jeremiah James. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Kermit Poling 13871 at http://redriverradio.org Regional Symphony Broadcast: Overtures & Ovations with the Shreveport Symphony Regional Symphony Broadcast: The 2012 Shreveport Summer Music Festival http://redriverradio.org/post/regional-symphony-broadcast-2012-shreveport-summer-music-festival <p><strong>Airs Friday, June 29 at 12:00 noon</strong>. The first concert of the Shreveport Summer Music Festival Classical Series, a memorial for music patron Wayne Hall, took place on Sunday, June 3 at the Church of the Holy Cross. The concert featured scores written by Kermit Poling and Thomas Hundemer. Leonard Kacenjar and Kermit Poling conduct. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Kermit Poling 13083 at http://redriverradio.org Regional Symphony Broadcast: The 2012 Shreveport Summer Music Festival