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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2:00pm

Sat September 29, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Saturday, September 29 at 2:00 p.m.  Join us for a new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, celebrating its 40th season as one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals. Artistic director Marc Neikrug and broadcast host Kerry Frumkin will take you through 13 weeks of world class chamber performances. This week's concert features Shanghai Quartet in Penderecki's String Quartet No. 3, (Leaves from an Unwritten Diary) and then soloists William Preucil and Benny Kim, violins; Michael Tree and Steven Tenenbom, violas; Eric Kim, cello play the Brahms' String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111.

12:00pm

Sat September 29, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Cleveland Orchestra Live

Airs Saturday, September 29 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. On this week's concert we'll hear Pierre-Laurent Aimard as conductor and pianist along with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus. The concert opens with Schoenberg's Three Pieces for Piano, Op. 11. Then we'll hear Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 18 in Bb, K. 456; Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 revision); and Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms (1948 revision).

10:01am

Fri September 28, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: Matthew Davidson Steps Up

Bill Beckett talks with blues man Matthew Davidson and bassist Joe Osborn about the release of the New EP Step Up and the show Matthew presents tomorrow night at the Madison Park El Chico's at 6:00 p.m.  Details can be found at Matthews Web Site Here.

8:00pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Mark O'Connor's American Journey

Airs Thursday, September 27 at 8:00 p.m.  Mark O'Connor came to the Savannah Music Festival and spent ten days pursuing his American music journey. He taught master classes, played solos and duos, and performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. He played original compositions with the US Army String Band, his own Hot Swing Trio, and a string quartet, in which he and Daniel Hope were the fiddlers. Tune in to hear a variety of O'Connor's performances, all captured at the 2010 Savannah Music Festival.

11:00am

Thu September 27, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Best of Carnegie Hall Live: Bach's St. John Passion

Airs Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 a.m.  Our final program in the best of Carnegie Hall Live series features a stellar performance of Bach's St. John Passion by Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Québec under the direction of Bernard Labadie with Tenor Ian Bostridge as the Evangelist, Bass-Baritone Neal Davies as Jesus, Soprano Karina Gauvin, Countertenor Damien Guillon, Tenor Nicholas Phan, and Bass-Baritone Hanno Müller-Brachmann.

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