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Classical Music

Local programming from southern R.I. & southeastern CT.‘s classical station

Local programming from southern R.I. & southeastern CT.‘s classical station

Location:

Block Island, RI

Description:

Local programming from southern R.I. & southeastern CT.‘s classical station

Language:

English

Contact:

400 South County Trail Suite A105 Exeter, RI 02822 401-294-9274


Episodes

12-04-21 A Christmas Carol Radio Play - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

12/7/2021
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Director of Artistic Planning and Engagement Trevor Neal invite you to a very special radio play...A Christmas Carol...as adapted for radio from Charles Dickens' novella by Anthony E. Palermo.

Duration:00:41:23

112-04-21 Save The Bay - The 95.9 Company Break

12/7/2021
This weeks guests on The 95.9 Company Break is Jonanthan Stone Executive Director of Save the Bay. Save The Bay®-Narragansett Bay is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and improving Narragansett Bay and all the waters that flow into it. The Narragansett Bay watershed offers 400 miles of coastline and stretches 1,705 square miles inland, covering most of Rhode Island and much of Massachusetts. Its 3,500 miles of streams and rivers carry water into the Bay from...

Duration:00:28:46

12-05-21 Kristen & Del-Bouree Bach - Conducting Conversations

12/7/2021
This week our special guests are Kristen and Del-Bourree Bach. We talk about their theatrical careers, how they met and how Del’s artistic ability's lead him to be one of the most successful painters in the area. We listen to music from some of the productions Del was in, and Kristen directed, while both in the theater world of New York City. For more information you can go to www.del-bourreebach.com

Duration:00:48:36

12-03-21 Jazzy Holiday Favorites - Jazz After Dinner

12/6/2021
This week Joe is featuring a variety of Jazzy Holiday Favorites.

Duration:00:46:59

11-28-21 Newport Classical - Conducting Conversations

11/29/2021
This week Newport Classical is the subject of the program with Gillian Friedman Fox, Executive Director and Trevor Neal, Director of Artistic Planning. We talk about changing their name from The Newport Music Festival and their upcoming Concert Season at many venues throughout Newport. For more information you can go to https://www.newportclassical.org/

Duration:00:47:29

11-26-21 Holiday Christmas Classics - Jazz After Dinner

11/29/2021
This week Joe is featuring Holiday/Christmas Classics

Duration:00:45:44

11-20-21 Washington Trust-Wealth Management - The 95.9 Company Break

11/23/2021
This weeks guests on The 95.9 Company Break is Andi McNamara, CFP® VP, Director of Financial Planning at Washington Trust Wealth Management. Washington Trust Wealth Management is one of the premier wealth management firms in the Northeast, providing financial planning, asset management and trust and estate planning services to high-net-worth clients, endowments, foundations, retirement plan sponsors and other institutional investors for more than a century. For more information please visit...

Duration:00:27:35

11-20-21 The Music of Thanksgiving - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

11/23/2021
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Director of Artistic Planning and Engagement Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to music of Thanksgiving!

Duration:00:43:52

11-21-21 The State Ballet of Rhode Island 2021 - Conducting Conversations

11/23/2021
The State Ballet of Rhode Island is the subject of the program with Ana Marsden Fox, Executive Director. We talk about their upcoming performance of “Coppelia” and listen to some selections that will be used in the production on Saturday November 27th at the McVinney Auditorium. For more information you can go to www.stateballet.com or www.mcvinneyauditorium.org​.

Duration:00:50:03

11-19-21 Trumpeter Red Rodney - Jazz After Dinner

11/23/2021
This week Joe is featuring Trumpeter Red Rodney from his 1992 Chesky Records recording titled “Red Rodney; Then and Now”.

Duration:00:49:36

11-13-21 Thankful for Music! - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

11/15/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Spencer share some popular film, TV, and Broadway music to celebrate Thanksgiving! You'll hear...Rudy, Annie, Free Birds, Pocahontas, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and more!

Duration:00:47:39

11-14-21 RI Civic Choral & Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

11/15/2021
The RI Civic Choral and Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Dr. Joshua Rohde, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming concerts and listen to some of the music being presented on Saturday December 4th at 7:30 PM at St. Sebastian's Church in Providence and Sunday December 5th at the St. Ann Art and Cultural Center. For more information you can call 401-521-5670 or go to www.ricco.org​

Duration:00:47:47

11-12-21 Guitarist Django Reinhardt- Jazz After Dinner

11/15/2021
This week Joe is featuring Guitarist Django Reinhardt from his 1996 Blue Note/Capitol Records recording titled “The Best of Django Reinhardt”.

Duration:00:48:45

11-05-21 Cello Everyone! - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

11/8/2021
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Director of Artistic Planning and Engagement Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to music of the Cello.

Duration:00:47:59

11-06-21 Superior Comfort - The 95.9 Company Break

11/8/2021
This weeks guests on The 95.9 Company Break are Jacob & Sherri Ledsworth owners of Superior Comfort in Rhode Island. While most HVAC contractors are also plumbers, general contractors and even property managers, at Superior Comfort Inc. heating, A/C, geothermal and air quality is what they focus on. Their technicians are certified and work alongside seasoned professionals until they meet the high standard of Superior Comfort, no company in RI has a higher quality or finer craftsmanship....

Duration:00:26:05

11-05-21 Saxophonist Sonny Stitt - Jazz After Dinner

11/8/2021
This week Joe is featuring Saxophonist Sonny Stitt from his 1954 Roulette/Blue Note Records recording titled “Jazz At The Hi-Hat; Volume I.

Duration:00:49:31

11-07-21 Michael Rose, Gallery Manager Providence Art Club - Conducting Conversations

11/8/2021
The Providence Art Club is the subject of this week's program with Michael Rose, Gallery Manager. We talk about the Club’s long history as a landmark in Downtown Providence and how it continues to be a very important part of the areas art scene, and the art shows that are coming up. The music we listen to is from three great American composers. For information you can go to www.providenceartclub.org

Duration:00:46:48

10-31-21 Judith Lynn Stillman, Pianist, Composer & Arranger - Conducting Conversations

11/1/2021
This week we feature Judith Lynn Stillman, pianist, composer and arranger. We'll listen to examples of her music that will be in a new movie entitled “Women Trailblazers in Music”. The movie along with a live concert will be held on November 4th at 7:30 PM, in Sapinsley Hall on the RIC Campus. For more information you can go to www.ric.edu or call 401 456-8144.​

Duration:00:46:29

10-29-21 Pianist McCoy Tyner - Jazz After Dinner

11/1/2021
This week Joe is featuring Pianist McCoy Tyner from his 1991 Chesky Records recording titled “Solo Masterpieces; Volume 8”.

Duration:00:48:41

10-23-21 Spooky...Scary...Soundtracks - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

10/25/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Spencer share some popular spooky soundtracks from classic and new scary films. The perfect music for your Halloween night!

Duration:00:47:55