Radio Special Program

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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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Historically Black

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 9:00pm

Objects hold history. They’re evocative of stories stamped in time.

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The Stradivarius of Singers: A Tribute to Leontyne Price

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 5:00pm

One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-American artists were only just beginning to achieve major recognition in the operatic world.

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