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Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu

                                   

  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

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11:59pm

Sat September 5, 2015
Young Artists Competition 2015

Young Artists Competition 2015

The 2014 Winners

Red River Radio announces our Sixth Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Winners will be chosen from entries for participation in a live radio broadcast on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. Each winner will also receive a copy of their professionally recorded performance. Winners will be selected based on ability, musicality, and appropriateness of the selection for a radio program.

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11:59pm

Tue May 5, 2015

11:00am

Mon April 27, 2015
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, April 27, at 11 a.m. The new season of concerts from the San Francisco Symphony begins this week when Semyon Bychkov leads the orchestra in Schubert's Symphony in B Minor, D.759, Unfinished and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11 in G Minor, Op. 105, The Year 1905.  For an Encore the orchestra dips into the archives for Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.

6:00pm

Sun April 26, 2015
Burn

Burn: The Adaptors

Airs Sunday, April 26, at 6 p.m. Hosted by public radio veterans Alex Chadwick and Flora Lichtman, “The Adaptors” chronicles how people are adapting to climate change. Adaptors are all around us: from the farmers and coastal-dwellers finding new ways to work and live, to the scientists thinking outside the box about energy, to corporate leaders bringing new technologies to market, to the garage tinkerers and DIY inventors dreaming up the next big thing in green living. We want to introduce you to them, one story at a time.

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12:00pm

Sat April 25, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci

Patricia Racette as Nedda in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
Cory Weaver Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, April 25, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of the enduringly popular verismo double bill of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. The performance is led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi. Marcelo Álvarez stars in both operas, as the faithless Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and the heartbroken clown Canio in Pagliacci.

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