How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education Airs Monday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m. Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, the 21st century student will be taught in fundamentally new ways. In this documentary, American RadioWorks host Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and bring down the cost of college without sacrificing learning.
Airs Monday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m. This week on Summer Stages we're heading to Russia by way of Savannah. Violinist Daniel Hope and Benny Kim take us on a Journey with Tchaikovsky Sextet in D minor "Souvenir of Florence." Philip Dukes and Carla Maria Rodrigues will join then on viola and Josephine Knight and Keith Robinson on cellist. Then violinist Daniel Hope, violist Philip Dukes and cellists Josephine Knight and Keith Robinson will present Arensky’s String Quartet No. 2 Op.35. To close the program pianist Menahem Pressler joins violinist Daniel Hope and cellist Josephine Knight for the Piano Trio No.4, Op.90 by Dvorak.
Airs Sunday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m. Tim O’Brien’s stirring and poignant tale of foot soldiers in the Vietnam War shapes this entire program. “The Things They Carried” is a powerful fictional depiction of the reality of America’s doomed enterprise in Vietnam. It is the title story of a book in which O’Brien follows one platoon of “grunts”, and its fantastic literary conceit is that their experience can best be conveyed by detailed listings of the actual things that the men carried in their backpacks and pockets, and on their shoulders and necks.
Airs Saturday, September 29 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 three rarely heard orchestral works of the great tango master, Astor Piazzolla. Join us for his Suite for Oboe and String Orchestra; the Tres Movimientos Sinfonicos; and his Suite Punta del Este.
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.