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Events

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.

Sunday January 27, 2013
Start: 01/27/2013 1:00 pm
End: 01/27/2013 4:30 pm

 

Host Keith Brown writes:

In past programming I offered a long series of operas of the French baroque, as recordings of them became available. The great innovator of French baroque opera was not a Frenchman by birth, but an Italian from Florence whose name originally was Giovanni Battista Lulli, francophied into Jean Baptiste Lully (1632-87).

Tuesday January 29, 2013
Start: 01/29/2013 12:00 pm
End: 01/29/2013 12:30 pm

 

This week on New World Notes: radio program #256, January 29, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., host Kenneth Dowst excerpts a recent talk by Richard Heinberg.

Friday February 01, 2013
Start: 02/01/2013 7:30 pm
End: 02/01/2013 10:00 pm
Sunday February 03, 2013
Start: 02/03/2013 1:00 pm
End: 02/03/2013 4:30 pm

 

Host Keith Brown writes:

This will be the fourth time over a span of more than two decades when I will be presenting Richard Strauss' Elektra (1909), his operatic take on the ancient Greek tragedy, derived ultimately from Sophocles' drama, reworked by Hugo von Hofmannsthal into a German language play in 1903.