Friday, January 30, 2009
Here are program highlights for the next seven days on Yellowstone Public Radio (KEMC-FM, 91.7 in Billings).
Today, 2 p.m. - The Jim Cullum Jazz Band joins vocalist Stephanie Nakasian and pianist Dick Hyman perform the music of Hoagy Carmichael on "Riverwalk Jazz."
Saturday, 7 p.m. - "The Thistle and Shamrock" presents highlights from Scotland's celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.
Sunday, noon - Actor Keith Szarabajka reads Montana native Maile Meloy's short story "Red" on "Selected Shorts."
Monday, 8 p.m. - The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a program of Corigliano's Tournaments Overture, Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto, "Mystery Piece," and Elgar's Enigma Variations.
Tuesday, 8 p.m. - Ludovic Morlot conducts the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of modern French composer Tristan Murail's Gondwana.
Wednesday, 8 p.m. - Former Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen returns for the CSO premiere of his Piano Concerto.
Thursday, 8 p.m. - Michael Pollan, writer, activist, and director of UC-Berkely's Knight Program in Science & Environmental Journalism, speaks on City Arts & Lectures.