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.

Press Image / Chanticleer

Airs Thursday, December 8, at 11 a.m. A celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men's choir.

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Nasjonalgalleriet and Trøndelag Art Museum, Trondheim / National Gallery (Norway) - his is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain.

Airs Friday, December 9, at 11 a.m. Celebrate the holidays with early music on Harmonia. Join us as Anonymous 4 explores medieval English carol and early American Christmas songs and ballads; Stile Antico serves up Tudor music for Christmas and Advent; and Montserrat Figueras and Hesperion XXI offer a special holiday feature.

Press Image / Shreveport House Concert Series

Airs Thursday, April 21, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert Archive and a concert from October 2005 we present John William Davis and Sean Kelly live at the Shreveport House Concerts.

WXXI Press Image / Madrigalia-WXXI

Airs Tuesday, December 6 at 1 p.m. What sweeter music can we bring than a carol… 17th-century English poet and cleric Robert Herrick captured the beauty of a joy-filled Christmas Day filled with sunshine and flowers. In 1988 John Rutter clothed these words in his own beautiful carol setting. This year the Rochester, NY chamber choir Madrigalia, and their new Artistic Director Cary Ratcliff, return to public radio for Christmas with Madrigalia 2014, a holiday concert that celebrates the beauty and joy of the season.

Airs Monday, December 5, at 1 p.m. Join us for a new season of broadcast concerts from the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra as music director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in Rossini's Overture to La gazza ladra and new music by Bates entitled "Alternative Energy." Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes will also be featured in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major and the concert concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor.

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