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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12:00am

Sun November 4, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Summer Stages

Airs Monday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m.  This week on Summer Stages the musical road trip continues to Norfolk, Virginia where we'll feature music, theatre, dance and even chocolate are celebrated at the Virginia Arts Festival. We'll enjoy some lower calorie options by Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Brahms. Be listening for pianist Andre Michel Schub and members of the Daedalus Quartet in Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C Minor; Beethoven's Cello Sonata No.2 in G Minor op.5; the Brahms Piano Trio No.2 Op.87; Grieg's Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor Op.45; and Ysaÿe's Violin Sonata Op.27 No.2.

12:00pm

Sat November 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Cleveland Orchestra Live

Airs Saturday, November 3 at 12:00 noon. Red River Radio is pleased to bring back the Cleveland Orchestra for another superb season of broadcast concerts from the orchestra's home at Severance Hall in Cleveland and from concerts performed around the country and the world. This week we'll hear a concert from Knight Concert Hall, in Miami with Giancarlo Guerrero conducting and Gabriela Montero as the pianist in Grieg's Piano Concerto in a, Op. 16. The Concert opens with Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 and closes with Respighi's The Pines of Rome.

11:00am

Sat November 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Mozart Festival

Airs, Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. The Mozart Festival is recorded in Mozart's hometown of Salzburg, Austria and includes performances by some of the world's leading soloists and orchestras, backstage clips with performers, and location-recorded features touring the Mozarteum Foundation's priceless collections, including Mozart's original manuscripts and personal possessions. On this week's program we'll hear conductor David Afkham along with soprano Mojca Erdmann and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg in Mozart's Recitative and Aria, “Quando avran fine omai – Padre, germani, addio!” from Idomeneo. Then we'll hear pianist Robert Levinon, violinist Frank Stadler and cellist Peter Sigl in Mozart Trio in B-flat and the program concludes with the menuetto and trio presto from Mozart's Symphony in C, “the Linz."

12:00am

Sat November 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Fiesta!

Airs Saturday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m.  Fiesta! is a new, original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to your listeners. The acclaimed composer, musician, performer, and professor Elbio Barilari is the host and creative force behind this series. He invites listeners to enjoy and learn about the lively and compelling sounds of Latin American classical music. On this weeks program we'll hear "Dia de los Muertos," a musical exploration of the Day of the Dead! Music by Revueltas, his Noche de Jaranas; Ortiz's Altar de Neon; Revueltas' Colorines; and Aguila's Conga-Line in Hell.

8:00pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Bill Charlap Trio Part 2

Bill Charlap

Airs Thursday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. In this episode, we listen to pianist Bill Charlap and his trio, along with a few guests.  The term "Great American Songbook" generally refers to a body of music that includes Broadway theatre, musical theatre, Hollywood musicals, and the so-called Tin Pan Alley period.  It include hundreds of songs of enduring popularity written from the Teens through the early 60's in the 20th Century, many of which became, and remain, a vital part of the repertoire of jazz musicians.

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