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Mon November 10, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014

Airs Monday, November 10, 2014.  This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony we remember Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos with his final concert from Heinz Hall.   Maestro Fruhbeck conducts Leonardo Balada’s Symphony No. 6 and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.  Arabella Steinbacher plays the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1.  Jim Cunningham will host this Pittsburgh Symphony Radio Broadcast from Public Radio International.


Sun November 9, 2014
Living History Project

World War One Living History Project: Centenary Edition

Airs Sunday, November 9 at 6 - 8 pmIn 2006, the original 4.5 million doughboys of World War One had shrunk to a mere handful of veterans, aged 105 to 113.  The World War I Living History Project was the only media project to recognize the legacy and contributions of this passing generation of soldiers. The producers traveled the country, interviewing the last 10 soldiers of the “war to end all wars.”  The award-winning program was hosted by veteran CBS anchor Walter Cronkite and was the subject of a CNN feature.

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Sat November 8, 2014
Michigan Opera

Michigan Opera Theater Presents Cyrano

Soprano Leah Patridge sings Roxane and baritone Marian Pop sings Cyrano.

Airs Saturday, November 8 at 12 noon. This three-act opera is based on Edmond Rostand’s celebrated stage drama of 1897, Cyrano de Bergerac, a romantic tragedy. Cyrano de Bergerac, Rostand’s most popular play, blends nostalgia for 17th century French life with swashbuckling heroism, romance, and lyrical verse. Cyrano, a nobleman with a larger-than-life personality, skilled in both the sword and the pen, is physically plain with a rather large nose. Despite his overwhelming love for the beautiful Roxane, Cyrano agrees to help his younger rival, the handsome Christian, to win her heart.

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Fri November 7, 2014

Caravan: Alt J at South by Southwest

Airs Friday, November 7 at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we take trip in our First Hour with Bob Tracy as he and Lee Roundtree host and hour of works by indie artist in a program they call "Black -n- Blues. Then we'll hear a concert from the 2013 South by Southwest music festival featuring Alt J on the stage at the NPR Music Showcase held in Stubbs in Austin, ... and then in our final hour we search for the "Solace of a Prayer" with tracks from Patty Griffin, Martha Scanlan, The Eric Underwood Band, Pink Floyd, Erica Wheeler, and Bob Marley.

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Thu November 6, 2014
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival Live: Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

Airs Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m. The musical heritage of French West Africa includes a wealth of traditional and popular music styles from a variety of countries including Senegal, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Mali. The arid, landlocked nation of Mali is a cultural colossus. Its contemporary music serves as a rich and varied reminder of American music's West African roots.