Category Archives: Radio

after sandi

one of my top ten favorite radio shows – THE NEWS QUIZ is back for series 88 and WITH A NEW HOST  – Miles Jupp.  comedian Sandi Toksvig took up the role in the sixtieth series (the show broadcasts three series … Continue reading

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BBC R3 – New Weekday Schedule

Saturday Feb 17 started the first week of the new program schedule for the BBC Radio 3 – here are my picks for the new weekday daily schedule. First the daily schedule (Times are London)     * 07:00 Breakfast    * … Continue reading

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New blog feature

A Calendar of Webcasts – the link is in the top of the sidebar.  This is something I created a few years back; it has now been revised and updated to include SIRIUS and the new BBC Radio 3 programming.  … Continue reading

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Grapes of Wrath on PHC

This week on A Prairie Home Companion it’s a reunion of the “Neale Diamond Trio“, as guitarists Phil Heywood and Dan Neale sidle up next to our own Pat Donohue to compare manicures and guitar licks in a finger-picking free … Continue reading

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BBC R3: Notable New Programs on Sundays

Saturday Feb17 started the first week of the new program schedule for the BBC Radio 3 – here are my picks for Sunday’s schedule.  Sunday’s complete schedule Performing Britten: Paul Bunyan – 15:00-16:00 (Radio 3) Series focusing on the operas of … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Met

Its a BRILLANT SUNNY windy cold day here in the Hudson River Valley – and there are THREE great operas on today!  A FABULOUS JENUFA with two divas singing their hearts out – Ms Mattila and Ms. Silja!  Not to … Continue reading

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Changes afoot at BBC Radio 3

BBC HomepageBBC Music   Below find the text of a recent email sent from the BBC Controller regarding the upcoming changes to BBC Radio 3’s format and programming. I guess it had to happen – it was too good to … Continue reading

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this day…

Its hard being single on this day – ugh ugh ugh.  But we had a lovely (if wierd what will all the ice and sleet) snowstorm – finally more than 2 inches of snow…   That was taken around 1 … Continue reading

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Five Winners on Sirius today

Days like this illustrate the wonders and riches of the MET archives –  Sutherland, Pavarotti, Mitchell, Stratas, Dessay, Morris, and then ending with Dimitri and Renee and on a SNOWY WINTERS NIGHT too!  So I will feel very Russian toinght with … Continue reading

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The Women of the MET!

Look at the line up for the FOUR LIVE broadcasts on Sirius this week!  What treats in store! Mary Dunleavy Monday 2/12 7:30 PM Verdi: La Traviata (LIVE FROM THE MET)Rizzi; Dunleavy, Kim, Taylor           Renée … Continue reading

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