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.
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.
Public Radio Tulsa – A holiday tradition has begun. The not so plump but jolly Santa Bob and his magical elves are in their workshop, checking the list for the best fresh holiday songs. Once they're done, be ready for naughty and nice takes on an eclectic mix of music by emerging and breakout bands. Check out Bob Boilen and friends as they host the first All Songs Considered holiday special from NPR Music this Friday at 8:00 on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Public Radio Tulsa – On the December 17th edition of StudioTulsa, we presented a conversation between host Rich Fisher and our longtime book reviewer, Nancy Pearl. Now a librarian based in Seattle, and formerly a bookseller and librarian right here in T-Town, Nancy is also the author of a bestselling series of books about books (which includes the titles "Book Lust" and "More Book Lust").
Public Radio Tulsa – If you plan on giving a year-end gift to Public Radio Tulsa, here are some important deadlines to know in order to use your gift on your 2009 tax return. Checks must be postmarked no later than December 31.
If you're planning on making a credit card gift, this must be mailed by Christmas Eve or can be done online up until 2 p.m. on December 31st . Thank you for your continued support of Public Radio Tulsa now and throughout the year.
Saturday at noon on Classical 88.7 HD1 – The 79th consecutive season of the Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcasts launches on December 12, 2009 at 11:30 am with a live performance of Puccini's Il Trittico, starring Patricia Racette singing all three leading soprano roles. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe also appears in the Puccini triple-bill.
Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – They are an enemy that knows no borders trafficking between Afghanistan and Pakistan and terrorizing both countries. We'll explore the origins of radicalism in the region, and examine the fight on both sides of the border to eliminate the Taliban and terrorist threats on our Documentary of the Week, Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.