N. Lakshmanan (L); Chitravina N. Ravikiran (Center L); Rajeev Taranath (Center R) and Abhiman Kaushal (R)
Credit Scott Crain
Airs Friday, September 20 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we take a page from Randall Bramblett, Tim Easton, Paul Lee Kupfer & Ian Thomas Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, plus blues by AJ & Two Tone Blues Band, Jazzianna, and Dr. John. Then in our concert hour we travel back to India Nights 2013 for a concert featuring Rajeev Taranath and Chitravina N. Ravikiran and in our final hour we’ll walk Along the High Ridges.
Aired Friday, September 20 at 11:00 p.m. Kermit Poling spoke with music director Michael Butterman and violinist Jennifer Koh about the opening concert in the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra's new season. The concert features Sibelius' Finlandia and his Violin Concerto as well as the Symphony No. 1 by Brahms.
Airs Thursday, September 19 at 8 p.m. Bassist Edgar Meyer and banjoist Bela Fleck had collaborated for nearly thirty years, but in 2008 when they formed a trio with tabla master Zakir Hussain, they created a small group in which each member offered up original compositions based upon their virtuosity and shared musical ideas. Tune in for part two of a 2011 Savannah Music Festival concert featuring Fleck, Meyer and Hussain live at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts.
Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, the Director of the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professors of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches about the 5th annual Louisiana Studies Conference which will take place this Weekend at Northwestern State University. If you’d like more information about the conference you can visit the Louisiana Folk Life Center or call the center at (318)-357-4332.
Airs Monday, September 16 at 11 a.m. On the next concert by the San Francisco Symphony conductor Alan Gilbert will be joined on stage by violinist Renaud Capucon for the Violin concerto, L'Arbre des songes by Henri Dutilleux. The concert opens with Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 and concluded with the Symphony No. 99 in E-flat Major by Haydn and we'll also hear the Serenade No. 2 in A Major, Op. 16 by Brahms.