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Tue December 9, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Angelina Arts presents the Nutcracker

Aired Tuesday, December 9 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance, about the Nutcracker featuring the Mejia Ballet International. They will present two performance; Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee performance on Sunday, December 14 at 2:30 p.m.  For more information visit them on line at Angelina Arts Alliance or 936 – 633 – 5454

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Mon December 8, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014

Airs Monday, December 8 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, soprano Hila Plitman returns to Heinz Hall to perform “Darkness in the Ancient Valley” by Richard Danielpour. Christoph Konig conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 22, “The Philospher” and “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss.  Jim Cunningham will host.


Sun December 7, 2014
Cultural, Community, Information

American Radioworks: The First Family of Radio: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts

Airs Sunday, December 7 at 6 p.m. Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were the "first couple" of American radio. FDR's prowess before the microphone is well documented. But few people remember that Eleanor Roosevelt was a radio star in her own right – with commercial sponsors paying top dollar for her talents as a news commentator. She remains the only first lady to hold a job while living in the White House. The Roosevelts forever changed the way Americans relate to their chief executive and his family.

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Sat December 6, 2014
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Scene From Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, December 6 at 12 noon. The Metropolitan Opera’s 2014-15 season of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts begins with Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia – The Barber of Seville.  The comedy stars mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina; tenor Lawrence Brownlee as the lovestruck Count Almaviva; and baritone Christopher Maltman in his first Met appearances in the title role of the resourceful barber Figaro. Michele Mariotti conducts the performance, which also features Maurizio Muraro as Dr. Bartolo and Paata Burchuladze as Don Basilio.

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Fri December 5, 2014

Caravan: The Aaron O'Rourke Trio Live

Airs Friday, December 5 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll hear from the Sons of the Never Wrong, Andrew Bird, Garrison Doles, Yael Meyer, Christina Rosenvinge, Keb Mo, Buddy Flett, AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band, The Lackadaisies, Ollabelle and Maggie Koerner. Then in our concert hour we hear a concert featuring the Aaron O'Rourke Trio ... and in our final hour we'll take "Something for the Pain" with tracks from Robert Deeble, Ida, 12 Stones, L. Subramaniam, Czeslaw Milosz, Sun Kil Moon and more.

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