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SUPPORTING EDUCATION - The Biedenharn family of Shreveport owned and operated the local Coca-Cola bottling plant decades and the family established the philanthropic Biedenharn Foundation to support wildlife preservation and education. Yesterday the family’s organization awarded some money to local teachers. Yesterday 29 teachers from the Bossier Parish School System were awarded a total of $50,000 in grants to fund education projects they created to further reach and engage students in the...
Airs Monday, December 17, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the Cleveland Orchestra present another concert from their 100th season with guest conductor Harry Bicket leading the orcestra in two works by Handel, his Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 11 and the Music for the Royal Fireworks. In between we'll hear the suite from Suite from Les Boréades by Purcell and Rameau's Suite from King Arthur.
Airs Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. Celebrate the holidays with early music on Harmonia. Join us as Anonymous 4 explores medieval English carol and early American Christmas songs and ballads; Stile Antico serves up Tudor music for Christmas and Advent; and Montserrat Figueras and Hesperion XXI offer a special holiday feature.
Airs Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 1 p.m. Celebrate Christmas with the sound of soaring voices. Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London, pays a visit to St. Paul's Church on Harvard Square for a concert of radiant sacred music for the Christmas season by the most acclaimed composers of the renaissance. Hear the group's luminous blend of voices sing the intricately woven music of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd. Hosted by Cathy Fuller of WGBH.
Stile Antico is a 13-member a...
Airs Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 11 a.m. In La Nochebuena, The Rose Ensemble explores the great variety of music that filled the royal court of Ferdinand and Isabella, and flooded the chapels and streets of Renaissance Spain. Serene choral music from 16th-century masters is balanced with spirited cantigas for solo voice and harp. Spanish-language villancicos from court and countryside, and lively dances for vihuela, harp and percussion. Now in its 16th season, the Rose Ensemble reawakens...
Airs Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. The acclaimed Rose Ensemble returns with a special featuring festive and evocative music from early Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, and beyond. Colonial Latin America was a melting pot of ethnic diversity, when newcomers wrestled with local traditions, and cultural conflict was often reconciled through musical collaboration. Dances from the streets of Mother Spain mingle with African rhythms and indigenous languages, while celebration turns glorious in the...
Airs Friday, December 21, 2018, at 9 p.m. Imagine a musical party that celebrates the hopes, dreams and joy that animates seasonal festivals the world over. That is what inspired Yo-Yo Ma to create "Songs of Joy and Peace: The Yo-Yo Ma Holiday Party" with a remarkable group of friends. Hosted by John Schaefer, this one-hour holiday special combines the joy of music with the gift of discovery as shared and performed by friends old and new. James Taylor, Alison Krauss, Diana Krall, Dave Brubeck...
Airs Saturday, December 22, 2018, at 9 p.m. Everyone is invited to laissez les bons temps rouler, let the good times roll! Each holiday season, join singer-songwriter Monty Brown for A Cajun Christmas. Brown offers up spicy reminiscences from some of the bayou folk, and draws out more poignant memories from others. But mostly it's the music that tells the story. You'll find yourself two-steppin' and waltzin' to "Joyeux Noël" as swamp fiddles, accordions, and singers cook up a holiday gumbo, a...
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