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6:00pm

Thu August 13, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Skin Care and Skin Cancer

  Airs Thursday, August 13, at 6 p.m. Summertime is an important time of year to protect your skin from skin cancer and premature aging. Dr. Sanford Katz hosts this Health Matters. Dr. Kenneth Sanders, facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with Knight and Sanders Plastic Surgery, and Dr. Sarah Glorioso, dermatologist with Ark-La-Tex Dermatology, will be our guests to discuss skin care and skin cancer. Your questions are welcome at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.
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1:00pm

Thu August 13, 2015
Carnegie Hall Live

Carnegie Hall Live: The National Youth Orchestra and Gil Shaham

Airs Thursday, August 13, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live violinist Gil Shaham we'll join maestro David Robertson who will lead the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Together they present a beautiful program featuring the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Bernstein, Britten's Violin Concerto, Op. 15, Radial Play by Samuel Adams, and Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky. 

1:00pm

Mon August 10, 2015
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, August 10, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony pianist Hélène Grimaud joins guest conductor Lionel Bringuier for a work by Brahms with emotion too big to be confined to two pianos. It's the Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor by Brahms, along with the aural kinetic Sculpture of Henri Dutilleux called Métaboles, and Maurice Ravel's twisted tribute to the waltz king in his La Valse. Also, from the archives, Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in a performance of Debussy's Nocturnes.

6:00pm

Sun August 9, 2015
Aspen Ideas Festival 2015

Aspen Ideas Festival 2015: Inside the Affordable Care Act

Airs Sunday, August 9, at 6 p.m. Episode 1: Inside the Affordable Care Act Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News moderates a panel about Obamacare after the Supreme Court ruled to uphold it. It features Nancy-Ann DeParle, a former head of Medicare and Medicaid and President Obama's health care advisor, and lawyer and journalist Steven Brill, author of the best-selling book, "America's Bitter Pill." Recorded June 27, 2015.

12:00pm

Sat August 8, 2015
LA Opera

LA Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro

Scene From Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Craig T. Mathew LA Opera

Airs Saturday, August 8, at 12 noon. On this week's production from the LA Opera, it's the second of three works that re-envision Figaro with The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Roberto Tagliavini stars as Figaro with Pretty Yende as Susanna, Ryan McKinny as Count Almaviva and Guanqun Yu as Countess Almaviva. Renee Rapier is Cherubino, Kristinn Sigmundsson appears as Doctor Bartolo, Lucy Schaufer is Marcellina, and Philip Cokorinos will play Antonio. James Conlon leads the LA Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this production directed by Ian Judge.

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