Public Radio Tulsa – Classical 88.7 celebrates the New Year by playing musical firsts: Prokofiev's sparkling First Symphony, Bruch's beloved First Violin Concerto, the first-ever performance of Mozart's quintet for piano and winds, and many others. And since it's New Year's, of course there will be waltzes and polkas from Vienna, as well as dazzling Euro-classic features.
Hear these exclusive weekly concerts, a recently recorded, live performance from a European orchestra a recording from the European Broadcasting Union every week overnight Wednesday into Thursday.
Public Radio Tulsa – After 30 years of waking up at 1:05 a.m. to anchor the top of the hour newscast during Morning Edition, Carl Kasell has decided the time has come to sleep in. He left his newscast post at the end of 2009... but happily for all of us he isn't going far. Carl will continue to be the Official Judge and Scorekeeper for Wait Wait.. Don't Tell Me!, the show that turned him from a newsman into a rock star! Carl will also continue his travels to stations around the country on NPR's behalf.
Tulsa, OK – 18-year-old Tulsa mom accused of 1st-degree murder
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A teen mother faces a first-degree murder charge stemming from the death of her 7-week-old son, and police are renewing their look at the earlier death of another child who died under similar circumstances.
Oklahoma City, OK – Tax refund bill to take effect
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Legislation designed to speed up Oklahomans' state tax refunds takes effect on Jan. 1.
The measure by Sen. Jay Paul Gumm of Durant was passed by the Legislature last spring. It requires the Oklahoma Tax Commission to make speedy refunds to taxpayers or pay them the same interest that taxpayers would have to pay on delinquent tax payments.
Join us on New Year's Day 2010, for a sparkling celebration, live from the Golden Hall at the Musikverein in Vienna. The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual New Year's Day from Vienna, including your favorite waltzes and polkas, and so much more. New Year's Day from Vienna 2010 is presented by NPR and WGBH Boston.
Public Radio Tulsa – Toast of the Nation features live music all night on New Year's Eve -- a holiday special for your party.
NPR and WBGO present live jazz all night long on New Year's Eve for the 30th consecutive year. Starting at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, the national radio broadcast criss-crosses the country, presenting five live concerts and four midnight countdowns. Hear it only in HD on Jazz 89.5 HD2 - you'll need a new HD radio to listen to this special event.