Samuel Barber

Airs Wednesday, November 22, at 1 p.m. Music holds a special meaning. Sometimes it marks a momentous time in one’s life, or recalls a deep-seated emotion that stirs us to our core. And sometimes it changes our lives in a profound way. In the 2017 edition of Giving Thanks to Music, five especially distinguished creative figures have been invited to choose a favorite composition that illustrates the profound value that classical music has had for them in their lives.

Airs Monday, July 17, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas is joined by soprano Susanna Phillips for Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24. The concert will open with Dispatches by Ted Herne and we'll also feature the Pathétique symphony by Tchaikovsky and the Symphony No. 7 by Sibelius.

Red River Radio Spotlight: Twyla Robinson in Concert

Mar 28, 2014
Kristin Hoebermann

Aired Friday, March 28 at 12 noon. Kermit Poling spoke with Soprano Twyla Robinson and pianist Jerome Tan about their upcoming recitals at the Hurley School of Music on the Centenary College Campus. The first concert is Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m and the second will take place on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. 

10:01 Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Season Finale

Apr 27, 2012

Music Director Michael Butterman play musical chairs with Kermit Poling and interviews Kermit about this weekends performance which features the Barber Violin Concert with Mr. Poling as soloist. Other works on the concert include the Candide Overture by Bernstein, Hanson's Symphony No. 2, and Peck's The Glory and the Grandeur.