Airs Monday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m. Program Three: Chuey’s Story Part Three introduces us to a single community and family. While adaptation to climate change is necessary, it will not be easy. And in the process, there will be winners and losers.
Airs Monday, August 20 at 11:00 a.m. Bang on a Can’s Summer Music Festival focuses on new and adventurous contemporary music. For three weeks each summer, performers and composers alike head to the industrial heart of the Berkshires collaborate on, create and perform new music pieces. The festival is hosted at the Massachusetts Musuem of Contemporary Art and culminates with an incredible six hour concert in the museum. Known for its spirit of originality and experimentation, the festival concentrates on developing talented young musicians who are not afraid to play outside the box. This year’s festival included classes in improvisation techniques, an Orchestra of Original Instruments by Mark Stewart and an African dancing and drumming rhythm seminar by Nani Agbeli. Guest faculty over the years has included Steve Reich, Louis Andriessen and Meredith Monk.
Former New Orleans resident Duc Duong used to live in an apartment overlooking the 17th Street Canal. After Hurricane Katrina, he moved to Bossier City, about 350 miles away from New Orleans. He established a successful restaurant in Bossier City and said he doesn't intend to return to New Orleans.
Airs Saturday, August 18 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 Fabio Luisi will lead the orchestra in conductor Richard Strauss' Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Opus 28 and Strauss' Aus Italien, Opus 16. In between pianist Jonathan Biss joines maestro Luisi and Orchestra for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453.
Airs Saturday, August 18 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 pianist Jeremy Denk is featured in Ligeti's Ėtude No. 6, Automne à Varsovie from book one of his Ėtudes for Piano. Then flutist Joshua Smith and clarinetist Todd Levy join Lily Francis, and L.P. How on violins, violist Cynthia Phelps, cellist Ronald Thomas and harpist Yolanda Kondonassis for Maurice Ravel's Introduction and Allegro. The program concludes with Fauré's Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15 with pianist Jeremy Denk joined by John Dalley, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; and Ronald Thomas, cello.