Air Monday, December 12 at 1:00 p.m. Join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they pay tribute to those who sacrifice and serve our nation through music. You'll hear the Choir in America the Beautiful, The Star-Spangled Banner, Our God Is Marching On, Prelude on My Country, 'Tis of Thee', Distant Land, Spoken Word, The Last Full Measure of Devotion, Cohan's Big Three, God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand, This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is Your Land, The House I Live In, Our God Is Marching On, God Be With You Till We Meet Again, and My Country, 'Tis of Thee.
Airs Monday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. Baltimore is a city of many neighborhoods, of intense divides--racial, class, and otherwise--not easily overcome. It's a city bogged down by a reputation for crime, poverty and dysfunction--a reputation not entirely undeserved. But all of that overshadows the passion and dedication many Baltimoreans have for their city, and for taking on what's wrong with it in ways small and large. In this episode, we tell stories of people who are working from outside the system to take on Baltimore's problems and shepherd its promises into fruition.
Airs Monday, November 12 at 9:00 p.m. It was one of the greatest jazz orchestras ever assembled, led by a popular bandleader who took it overseas to raise the morale of the Allied soldiers fighting World War II in Europe—and who then vanished at the height of his popularity.
“Glenn Miller Goes To War With the Army Air Force Band” features interviews with AAF band member Nat Peck (who signed on with Miller’s military ensemble in 1943 at the age of 19), historian Michael McGerr, and the music of the AAF in all of its configurations—ballads with singer Johnny Desmond, uptempo swing numbers featuring the big band, easy-listening with-strings recordings, a modern-jazz small group side with pianist Mel Powell, and a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with Bing Crosby in England in August 1944.
Airs Saturday, November 10 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. This week we'll hear a concert featuring Misuko Uchida as conductor and pianist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in Eb; Mozart's Serenade No. 11; and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C. Then, from the archives, Copland's suite from “Our Town” with the Cleveland Orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas.
Airs, Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. The Mozart Festival is recorded in Mozart's hometown of Salzburg, Austria and includes performances by some of the world's leading soloists and orchestras, backstage clips with performers, and location-recorded features touring the Mozarteum Foundation's priceless collections, including Mozart's original manuscripts and personal possessions. On this week's program we'll hear Mozart's the Gloria from Mass in C with soprano Sophie Mitterhuber, alto Bernadette Furch, tenor Maximilian Kiener, and bass William Hackett joined by the Salzburg Chorus and Orchestra under János Czifra. The we'll hear the first movement from Mozart's Piano Concerto in E-flat with pianist Emanuel Ax and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pablo Heras-Casado. We'll also feature Mozart's Aria “Tiger! wetze nur die Klauen” from Zaide with soprano Mojca Erdmann and David Afkham leading the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and the concert concludes with the final two movements from Mozart's Symphony in C, “Jupiter”.