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Events

Sunday December 30, 2012
Start: 12/30/2012 1:00 pm
End: 12/30/2012 4:30 pm

 

Sunday Afternoon at the Opera Host Keith Brown writes:

The year has rolled around to its conclusion: now's a good time to reflect upon all that has transpired in 2012 by listening to something that takes in the whole world in a single monumental musical composition.

Monday December 31, 2012
Start: 12/31/2012 4:00 pm
End: 12/31/2012 8:00 pm

 

On this final Evening Classics of 2012, guest host David Schonfeld salutes some of the many great musicians and composers who passed away this year.

Among the composers whose works we will sample are: Elliott Carter, Hans Werner Henze, Richard Rodney Bennett, Ravi Shankar, Marvin Hamlisch, and Dave Brubeck.

Tuesday January 01, 2013
Start: 01/01/2013 12:00 pm
End: 01/01/2013 12:30 pm

 

This week on New World Notes: radio program #252, January 1, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., host Kenneth Dowst looks at crime on several levels: retail (the Newtown murders), wholesale (the entertainment industry), bigger wholesale (the financial system), and factory-direct (the Federal Government).

Start: 01/01/2013 4:00 pm
End: 01/01/2013 8:00 pm

 

Join host David Schonfeld for the first Evening Classics of the New Year. Appropriately for Day 1 of 2013, David will play some of the many fine compositions published as Opus 1.

Sunday January 06, 2013
Start: 01/06/2013 1:00 pm
End: 01/06/2013 4:30 pm

 

Host Keith Brown writes:

Tuesday January 08, 2013
Start: 01/08/2013 9:00 am
End: 01/08/2013 12:00 pm

 

Start: 01/08/2013 12:00 pm
End: 01/08/2013 12:30 pm

 

This week on New World Notes: radio program #253, January 8, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., host Kenneth Dowst presents a rousing talk by investigative journalist--and former Constitutional lawyer--Glenn Greenwald.

Sunday January 13, 2013
Start: 01/13/2013 1:00 pm
End: 01/13/2013 4:30 pm

 

Host Keith Brown writes:

Keep Shakespeare in mind as you listen this Sunday to a twentieth-century operatic treatment of another one of his famous plays, and then a musical setting of verse by America's great gay bard.

Tuesday January 15, 2013
Start: 01/15/2013 12:00 pm
End: 01/15/2013 12:30 pm

 

This week on New World Notes: radio program #254, January 15, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., host Kenneth Dowst looks at the issue of jobs.

Sunday January 20, 2013
Start: 01/20/2013 1:08 pm
End: 01/20/2013 4:30 pm

 

Host Keith Brown writes:

This, Wagner's most popular opera, looks forward in its handling of the Grail legend to Parsifal. Wagner entrusted its premiere in 1850 to Franz Liszt, who conducted it in musically complete form at the court theater in Weimar, Germany. (Wagner was then in political exile in Switzerland.)

Tuesday January 22, 2013
Start: 01/22/2013 12:00 pm
End: 01/22/2013 12:30 pm

 

This week on New World Notes: radio program #255, January 22, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., host Kenneth Dowst celebrates Martin Luther King, who was not just a civil rights champion but an anti-war crusader.

Wednesday January 23, 2013
Start: 01/23/2013 9:00 pm
End: 01/23/2013 11:59 pm

 

Join host Maurice D. Robertson for Accent on Creative Music, this Wednesday, January 23 from 9 p.m. to midnight. At about 10 p.m., Maurice will be joined in in the studio by percussionist, Ed Fast, and guitarist, Atticus Kelly, of Conga Bop.