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Sat April 25, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci

Patricia Racette as Nedda in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
Cory Weaver Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, April 25, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of the enduringly popular verismo double bill of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. The performance is led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi. Marcelo Álvarez stars in both operas, as the faithless Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and the heartbroken clown Canio in Pagliacci.

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Fri April 24, 2015

Caravan: Airheart Live in the Red River Radio studios

Airs Friday, April 24, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll open with music by Bill Miller along with Neil Young, Ali Farke Toure, Buddy & Julie Miller and a touch of Ravi Shankar. Then we''' feature a live in studio set with Airheart and songs from their newest CD "All Dressed Up," and in our final hour we'll wonder again "What's Behind The Eyes."

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Thu April 23, 2015
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Chris Thile & Mike Marshall

Airs Thursday, April 23, at 8 p.m. For lovers of the mandolin, an instrument that first came about nearly 400 years ago, it's hard not to appreciate the many virtuosos that have emerged in the past half century and blended extensive musical styles. Two of the most unique and extraordinary mandolinists in our time are Mike Marshall and Chris Thile, who have been working on and off over the past ten years to create a duo program like no other. In this episode, we listen to a 2014 performance by this duo at the Savannah Music Festival.


Tue April 21, 2015
What's Bugging You?

What's Bugging You? for April 21, 2015

Airs Tuesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. As spring struggles to actually arrive and as we hope for summer is just around the corner, we thought it time for another edition of What's Bugging You with Dr. Beverly Burden, Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident Entomologist. She'll join Bill Beckett for a conversation about our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. Tune if for what's new in the insect world and call in with your questions at 800-552-8502

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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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