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Mon April 20, 2015
Jazz Fest 2014 Live

Jazz Fest 2014 Live! Highlights from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Airs Monday, April 20, at 9 p.m. Joins us for the third of four programs celebrating Jazz from the New Orleans Jazz fest 2014 with a program titled "Swing is in the House." Some of the featured artists and works are:

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Mon April 20, 2015
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony 2015

Airs Monday, April 20, at 11 a.m. A new season of concerts from the San Francisco Symphony begins this week when Semyon Bychkov takes the podium and is joined by violinist Pinchas Zukerman for Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26. The concert will open with Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser (the Dresden version), and we'll hear Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64 plus as an encore Kissine's Post-scriptum (with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting. Join us for a new season of concert by the San Francisco Symphony each Monday at 11 a.m. on Red River Radio.

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Sun April 19, 2015
Confronting Hatred

Confronting Hatred: 70 Years After the Holocaust

Airs Sunday, April 19, at 6 p.m. Confronting Hatred: 70 Years After the Holocaust examines the ways in which the Holocaust continues to inform contemporary discussions about hate speech, propaganda, and human rights. We hear stories from people confronting hatred in their lives, their communities, and sometimes in their own hearts.

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Sat April 18, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

A scene from Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth
Winnie Klotz Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, April 18, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Shostakovich’s searing drama Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, heard in an archived performance from November. Eva-Maria Westbroek starred as the adulterous and murderous Katerina Ismailova, a role she has sung to acclaim at leading houses around the world. James Conlon conducted the performance, which also starred Brandon Jovanovich as Katerina’s lover, Sergei, and Anatoli Kotscherga as her brutal father-in-law, Boris.

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Fri April 17, 2015

Caravan: Youth Lagoon & Kelis live from Stubbs

Airs Friday, April 17 at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we feature new music from Arc Iris, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, Yarn, and the Boreal Sons plus tracks from Townes Van Zandt, Diana Krall, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Robert Deeble and Chris Thomas King. Then in our concert hour, we travel to SXSW in Austin for a double bill featuring Youth Lagoon live at Stubbs and the R & B sounds of Kelis will also be featured live from Stubbs. Then, in our final hour we'll wander to The Other side of Daybreak.

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