05-27-18 50th Anniversary Season-Spanish Morning - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

May 22nd, 2018

In this program WCRI Host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos discuss, Spanish Morning, a beautiful program being performed on Tuesday, July 10th at 11:00 am at The Elms. They are very grateful to Robert Connell and Michelle Duffy for their generous sponsorship of this concert. Featured in this concert is Daniel del Pino a wonderful pianist who has been a Festival Artist since 2001. For more information or to purchase tickets visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Image result for newport music festival spanish morning

00:0000:00

05-20-18 Jamestown Community Piano Association - Conducting Conversations

May 21st, 2018

The Jamestown Community Piano Association is the subject of this week's program with Nancy Benett, Program Director We talk about their upcoming concerts and listen to some of the  music being presented at the spring concerts at St. Matthew's Church in Jamestown. For more information you can call 401-423-0515.​

Image result for jamestown piano association

00:0000:00

05-18-18 Bassist John Patitucci - Jazz After Dinner

May 21st, 2018

On this weeks Jazz After Dinner Joe features bassist John Patitucci from his 2001 Concord Records recording "Communion".

Image result for Bassist John Patitucci communion

00:0000:00

05-13-18 50th Anniversary Season-Rossini Opera and More - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

May 14th, 2018

In this program WCRI Host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos talk about the Wednesday, July 18th concert – Rossini Opera and More which will be performed at The Breakers at 8:00 pm. This concert is an homage to the very first concert of the Newport Music Festival in 1969. Rossini wrote lots of lighter enjoyable pieces that make sense in the Mansions of Newport, which is where the Festival primarily played. For more information or to purchase tickets visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Image result for cinderella opera

 

 

00:0000:00

05-13-18 Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra- Conducting Conversations

May 14th, 2018

The Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Ben Vickers, Music Director and Kathrine Winterstein, violinist. We talk about their upcoming  concert and listen to some of the music from the program being  presented on Sunday, June 10th, 1:00 PM at McVinney Auditorium. For more information you can call (401) 274-4578        or go to www.nabsco.org

Image result for nabsco

00:0000:00

05-11-18 Pianist Walter Norris - Jazz After Dinner

May 14th, 2018

On this weeks Jazz After Dinner Joe features pianist Walter Norris with George Mraz, bass and Aladar Pege on drums from the 1974 Enja Records recording "Drifting".

Image result for walter norris pianist drifting

00:0000:00

05-06-18 50th Anniversary Season-An Evening of French Opera - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

May 7th, 2018

In this program WCRI Host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos talk about the 4 outstanding singers coming to perform on Saturday, July 14th, for an evening of French Opera. The festival will host four incredible singers this summer...Alexandra Batsios Soprano, Renee Rapier Mezzo, Santiago Ballerini Tenor, and Trevor Neal Baritone. For more information or to purchase tickets visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Image result for french opera night

00:0000:00

05-05-18 Thr Roger Williams Park Zoo - The 95.9 Company Break

May 7th, 2018

This month on The 95.9 Company Break Mike talks with Roger Williams Park Zoo Executive Director Dr. Jeremy Goodman about the zoo, exhibits, and what's new at the zoo this spring. Located amid 40 acres of beautiful woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to see animals from all over the globe – some more than a million years old. Naturalistic surroundings are home to more than 100 species of animals including a Komodo dragon, as well as zebras, red pandas, African elephants, Masai giraffes, snow leopards, bears, anteaters, flamingoes, sloths, and more! Kids from two to 102 have the opportunity to feed giraffes and harbor seals, as well as an array of farmyard animals. For something slightly out of the ordinary, visit our new Explore and Soar area offering an exhilarating zip ride, a train excursion through the woodlands, and camel rides. For more information call (401) 785-3510 or visit www.rwpzoo.org

Image result for roger williams park zoo logo

00:0000:00

- Older Posts »