Radio Special Program

Backstage Pass with Jon Manasse & the Amenda Quartet on Classical 91.5

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 1:00pm

Host and producer Julia Figueras welcomes clarinetist Jon Manasse and the Amenda Quartet into Studio E for a program of Brahms and more on Backstage Pass, airing Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5. 

The Response: America's Story

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 9:00pm

The Response: America's Story asks listeners to respond to this: “Tell us why you, your parents, or your grandparents came to live in America.”

Backstage Pass with Rebecca Penneys, Stefan Reuss & Mikhail Kopelman

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 1:00pm

Twenty years ago, pianist Rebecca Penneys and cellist Stefan Reuss created the Salon Concert Series, with the mission of performing some of the great piano trios.

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Charter Schools Are Overrated

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:00pm

In the 25 years since Minnesota passed the first charter school law, these publically funded but privately operated schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education, particularly for underserved students in urban areas.

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Is Policing Racially Biased?

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 9:00pm

In 2014, the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, set off a wave of protests and sparked a movement targeting racial disparities in criminal justice. 

America Abroad: US Asia Policy Under Trump: A Honolulu-Tokyo Town Hall

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 9:00pm

President Trump's declarations on Asia have caused much uncertainty in the region.

Espionage in the Age of Terror

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 9:00pm

Espionage is the world's second oldest profession but with countries facing new security threats and an ever-evolving technology landscape – they have to adapt.

Backstage Pass with the Eastman Trombone

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes Eastman School of Music professor Larry Zalkind and the Eastman Trombone Choir.

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Backstage Pass with Red Creek Duo

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 1:00pm

Violinist An-Chi Lin and guitarist Anton Machleder, also known as the Red Creek Duo, join host Julia Figueras for an hour of music and conversation

Lincoln in Music and Letters

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:00pm

An hour-long, song-filled journey on Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train.  Never before had a president’s death been memorialized by rail.

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