Marvin Rosen of WPRB Announces Special Programming

Marvin Rosen of WPRB Announces Special Programming

Marvin Rosen of WPRB

announces the following special programming:

A 3 hour special Holiday program “Sacred Bridges” on Tuesday, April 7 beginning at 5:30 am. The show will be devoted to the music of the three major monotheistic religions (Jewish, Christian and Muslim). This Wednesday, April 1, 2009 5:30-8:30am EDT

Featured will be the world premiere broadcasts of the following 2 works:
Ofer Ben-Amots (Israel/United States, 1955- ) The Klezmer Concerto (2006)
Alan Hovhaness (United States, 1911-2000) Suite for Oboe and Bassoon, Op. 23 (1949)
also on the program
Fazil Say (Turkey, 1970- )Violin concerto “1001 Night in Harem” (2008)
and,
This Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 11:00 till 13:00
“CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE”
The regular avant-garde programming will be preempted for the following special:
the world premiere broadcast of:
Philip Glass and Robert Moran
The Opera
The Juniper Tree

WPRB

Now, a certain PubRadio Classical music personality, whose name I can never seem to get, encourages listeners to tell friends and family in other time zone that they should listen and, if necessary, he says that they can timeshift the programming. That would be cool. Does anyone know what he means?

Anyway, thanks, Marvin, for the programming and for clueing us in.

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