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CZECH SISTER CITY - For the past several years, members of Barksdale’s 2 nd and 307 th Bombwings have attended a NATO Air Show in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia, and through that, a "Sister City" relationship has been formed. Yesterday, Shreveport’s Chamber of Commerce held a breakfast welcoming visitors from the Czech Republic; the Deputy Mayor from Ostravow, Ms. Andrea Hoffmannova shared some of her first impressions. "I can see we have very many things similar," Hoffmannova said. "For us it's...
Airs Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. This performance with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra also featured trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger, who showcased his skills on the piccolo trumpet and cow horn — as well as his voice — in HK Gruber’s Aerial. The program concluded with Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, a sprawling work that tugs at your every emotion, from the opening trumpet calls to the finale’s magnificent peaks.
Airs Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 6 p.m. Studies have been showing that major depression is on the rise across all age groups. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday at 6 p.m. Health Matters host Dr. Shelley Visconte will talk about depression with Licensed Professional Counselors Andrea O’Neal and Kathryn Costello. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 .
Airs Saturday, June 30, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi.
Cast (in order of vocal appearance) :
Marquis of Calatrava – Robert Lloyd
Donna Leonora – Anna Netrebko
Don Alvaro – Jonas Kaufmann
Airs Monday, July 1, 2019, at 1 p.m. Cellist Gautier Capucon joins Michael Tilson Thomas and the symphony for an all-Russian concert, featuring a concerto by Shostakovich from a serene time of his life but full of grim memories from the past. Also featured is Tchaikovsky's enigmatic final statement and a tribute to the Jewish music that influenced so many Russian composers.
Mikhail Gnessin : The Jewish Orchestra at the Ball of Nothingtown, Opus 41
Dmitri Shostakovich :...
Airs Tuesday, June 25, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Joiner looks at Oakland Cemetery in Shreveport, and the stories it tells about Shreveport’s past.
History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.
Treasures Of The Noel
Repeat Airing Friday, June 21, 2019. Original Airing Friday, December 7, 2018, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze and a look at the history of Aesop's Fables and a delightful pocket edition of this famous book which is housed in their collection.
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This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502
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