Airs Tuesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for this show please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us Tuesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.
Bird Calls for November 18, 2014. Due to a technical error, the first 11:00 of the program were not recorded. We apologize for this inconvenience. The remaining 48:48 of the program can be heard here.
Airs Monday, November 17 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast it’s a program from the archive with soprano Jessye Norman singing the 4 Last Songs by Richard Strauss. Charles Dutoit conducts the orchestra in Schubert’s Symphony No. 3 and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances. Jim Cunningham will host this concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Airs Sunday, November 16 at 6 p.m. Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison was born Chloe Wofford in 1931. She was 39 when she published her first novel about a black girl’s painful coming of age in a white society. The Bluest Eye and many subsequent works have earned Morrison the highest accolades in literature and established her as one of America’s leading fiction writers.
Airs Saturday, November 15 at 12 noon. This week on the American Opera series we travel to the Caramoor Music Festival for a performance of Donizetti’s bel canto masterpiece, Lucrezia Borgia, staring Angela Meade as Lucrezia and Tamara Mumford as Maffio Orsini with Michele Angelini as Gennaro; Christophoros Stamboglis as Alfonso D'Este; Sungwook Kim as Jeppo Liverotto; Hans Tashjian as Don Apostolo Gazella; Kyle Oliver as Ascanio Petrucci; William Hearn as Oloferno Vitellozzo; and Cameron Schutza as Rustighello. This production is conducted by Will Crutchfield and Elaine Warner will host.
Airs Friday, November 14 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature classic cuts from Neil Young & David Crosy, some R&B infused music from Pablo Cruise and some African inspired grooves from Regina Carter plus new country blues from the Carolina Chocolate Drops and the Lonesome River Band. We'll also hear from Darien Brahms, Robert Deeble, Dave Van Ronk, the Neville Brothers and Allison Crowe. This weeks concert feature Harvey Reid on stage in a blues and folk infused show with a touch of gospel and in our final hour we travel to Silium's Hill.