Mon January 23, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 4

June Cross

Airs Monday, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. A young woman is told to keep her heritage a her mother; a reckless partier gets shipwrecked and has to sober up enough to save the day; and an author contends with her un-supportive mother on her deathbed. Hosted by The Moth’s Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness.


Mon January 23, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

America's Music Festivals: Music in the Vineyards

Airs Monday, January 23 at 11 a.m.
Hosted by Orli Shaham, Program 1: Napa Valley is known for its romantic atmosphere, incredible vineyards and of course – some of the nation’s finest wine! This storied region is also home to Music in the Vineyards, the 18th annual chamber music festival bringing together internationally recognized, classical musicians in unique and intimate winery settings.

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Sat January 21, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Metropolitan Opera: The Enchanted Island

A scene from "The Enchanted Island" with Danielle de Niese as Ariel.
Photo: Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, January 21 at 12:00 noon.  The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of The Enchanted Island, a world premiere opera written and devised by Jeremy Sams that sets music by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, and other composers of the Baroque era to a new, English-language libretto.

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Thu January 19, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight - The Schmidbauer Piano Competition

     Airs Thursday, January 19 at 10:01 a.m. The George and Peggy Schmidbauer International Competition celebrates its fifth year this Saturday and Sunday, January 21-22, 2012 on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. The competition holds the highest standards in artistry and performance, attracting musicians from all around the world to East Texas. As an annual event, the competition alternates between piano and strings, bringing rising artists from both disciplines to compete and perform for lucrative prizes and future engagements.

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Tue January 17, 2012
Cultural and Community

Newport Jazz Festival 2011: Regina Carter's Reverse Thread In Concert

Regina Carter

Airs Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 p.m.  Like many jazz musicians before her, violinist Regina Carter mined her African cultural inheritance through music. Hers is a postmodern approach; her latest record, Reverse Thread, is as likely to source from field recordings of Ugandan Jews as from contemporary Afropop and beyond. It's also delightfully easygoing, intricate yet breezy. Carter and her unique band — featuring kora (West African harp) and accordion — are the first act at the main Fort Stage

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