12-28-18 Bill MaysTrio - Jazz After Dinner

December 28th, 2018

On this week's show Joe listens to the Bill Mays Trio with Bill Mays, piano; Martin Wind, bass and Matt Wilson, drums from their 2001 Palmetto recording "Summer Sketches".

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12-30-18 RI International Film Festival - Conducting Conversations

December 28th, 2018

​This week The RI International Film Festival is the subject of the program with George T. Marshall, Executive Director. We talk about  the great movie scores of 2018 and listen to some selections from this year's 'blockbuster' films that might be up for some awards. For more information you can call 401.861.4445 or go to www.film-festival.org

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12-22-18 Winter & Fairy Tales - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

December 27th, 2018

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to selections of Winter from Vivaldi's Four Seasons along with three fairy tales that accompanied by classical music...The Three Little Pigs, Ferdinand the Bull, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. 

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12-23-18 English Composers and Carols - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

December 27th, 2018

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos listen and discuss English composers and their carols. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

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12-23-18 Local Singer, Songwriter, and Pianist Robert O’Connell’s Favorite Christmas Music - Conducting Conversations

December 20th, 2018

The special guest on this week's program is Robert O'Connell. The singer, songwriter, pianist and former music teacher plays some of his all time favorite Christmas music, from Manilow to Straight No Chaser, and groups you may not have heard before. For more information or comments call (401) 294-9274, or email maino@classical959.com

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12-15-18 The Snowman - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

December 18th, 2018

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to The Snowman by Raymond Briggs with Score by Howard Blake. This wonderful story was made into a half-hour animated television special for Channel 4 in 1982 that was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. 

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12-16-18 George Frideric Handel’s Messiah - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

December 18th, 2018

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos listen and discuss one of the most popular pieces of music this holiday season...George Frideric Handel's Messiah. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

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12-16-18 Granite Theatre-Annie with Bobbie Doherty - Conducting Conversations

December 18th, 2018

The Granite Theatre's production of Annie, is the subject of this week's program, with Bobbie Doherty, in the role of Annie, Jim Doherty. We talk about the upcoming musical to be held at the Granite Theatre, Westerly RI, and listen to some of the music from the show, that will be performed until December 23. For more information call 401 596-2341 or go to www.granitetheatre.com

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