Airs Friday, May 1 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we hear new music from Ben Folds Five, The Pastels, Terra Naomi, and Cloud Control plus tunes from Allison Crowe, John Melloncamp, Nick Brumley and Buddy Flett. For our concert hour we feature Ray Wylie Hubbard live at the divide and this week on Be Quiet and Play the Music we'll march with Hobos on Parade, with tracks from Neil Young, Nick Drake, Holopaw, The Gourds, Bonnie Prince Billy, Natalie Merchant and more.
Airs Thursday, April 30, at 8 p.m. While Beethoven is generally acknowledged as the first great composer of cello sonatas, there have been numerous outstanding works written for the cello as a solo instrument over the last three centuries. Composers such as Boccherini, Grieg, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Shostakovich and Britten all wrote compositions that every cellist must come to terms with at some point in their career. In this episode we listen to a cello recital featuring Eric Kim, a veteran of the SMF chamber music series, former principal cellist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and current professor of cello at the Indiana University School of Music.
Aired Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. On this Mental Health edition of Health Matters, hosts Mark Vigen and Shelley Visconte were joined by guests Betty Marak, Assistant Federal Public Defender, and Dr. Pam McPherson, psychiatrist, for this discussion on pornography and its effects on adolescents.
Airs Monday, April 27, at 9 pm. Joins us for this final program celebrating Jazz from the New Orleans Jazz fest 2014 with a program recorded at WWOZ's Piano Nights concert. Rocking the 2014 Piano Night stages: Ellis Marsalis, Cyrus Chestnut, Jon Cleary, Davell Crawford, Marcia Ball, Joe Krown, Nigel Hall, David Todd Paquette, Marty Sammon, the Sanford Hinderlie, Paul Longstreth, David Torkanowsky.
Airs Monday, April 27, at 11 a.m. The new season of concerts from the San Francisco Symphony begins this week when Semyon Bychkov leads the orchestra in Schubert's Symphony in B Minor, D.759, Unfinished and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11 in G Minor, Op. 105, The Year 1905. For an Encore the orchestra dips into the archives for Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.