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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1:00pm

Wed November 27, 2013
Harvest Season

Harmonia - Harvest Season

Airs Wednesday, November 27 at 1 p.m. Harmonia rings in the harvest season with a cornucopia of early music delights!  We'll hear merchant cries from long-ago London, witness the marriage of music and ritual, and dine at Johann Hermann Schein's musical Banquet.  For dessert: our featured release Amor Vincit Omnia or "Love Conquers All."

1:00pm

Tue November 26, 2013
Mozart Festival

Mozart Festival

Airs Tuesday, November 26 at 1 p.m.  On our final program from the Mozart Festival, the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of  Teodor Currentzis will present the Adagio–Allegro spiritoso from Mozart’s Linz Symphony and Jérémie Rhorer will lead Le Cercle de L’Harmonie in Mozart’s Symphony in A, KV 201. Also on the program you’ll hear a sinfonia by JC Bach.

8:00pm

Mon November 25, 2013
A Different Beat

Brady Blade: A Different Beat

Airs Monday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m.  Randy Brewer checks in with Brady Blade, renowned musician, entrepreneur, and co-owner of Blade Studios in Shreveport.  They discuss  Brady's move back to Shreveport, Blade Studios, and the current projects they're involved with. Brady share his thoughts on the current state of the recording industry, some emerging artists and the flow of talent from around the world to Shreveport to record, write, and engage in various creative projects. We'll listen to some familiar artists such as Dave Matthews, The Wall Flowers with Jakob Dylan, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd as well as bands that are stretching boundaries and paving new paths.

6:00pm

Sun November 24, 2013
We Knew JKF

We Knew JKF

Airs Sunday, November 24 at 6 p.m. Famous names and voices wrestle with grief and memory; they provide intimate details on JFK the man, the president and father. Listeners will hear from JFK colleagues who were with him during his first political race in 1946, until his last days in office. Never-before-broadcast memories from JFK's confidantes recorded just after the assassination. Hosted by legendary journalist Robert MacNeil.

11:00am

Sun November 24, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, November 25 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony broadcast Pablo Heras-Casado will lead the orchestra in concert of Stravinsky, Ravel, Dallapiccola, Falla and Schumann. He'll be joined on stage by pianist Khatia Duniatishvili and flamenco singer Marina Heredia. The concert opens with the Concert in E-flat Major for Chamber by Stravinsky and then Khatia Duniatishvili will be featured in Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major. Music by Dallapiccola follows with his Piccola musica notturna and the Manuel de Falla's El amor brujo featuring flamenco singer Marina Heredia. The concert will close with Schumann's Symphony No.l, Op. 38, Spring.

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