06-22-19 Mozart’s Magic Fantasy - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

June 25th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen Mozart's Magic Fantasy: A Journey Through 'The Magic Flute'. A young girl falls into a production of Mozart's great opera "The Magic Flute." Sarah, Prince Tamino and a faint-hearted dragon embark on a magic journey from the dark realm of the Queen of the Night to Sarastro's enchanted castle, with only a magic flute and bells to guide them to the princess Pamina. Together they reunite Prince Tamino with his Princess and help the birdman Papageno find his Papagena. For more information on programs like Mozart's Magic Fantasy visit classicalkidsnfp.org

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06-23-19 The Newport Music Festival 2019 Gala featuring Nathan Gunn - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

June 25th, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. In today's show they discuss the Newport Music Festival 2019 Gala on Sunday July 28th @ 6PM featuring Nathan Gunn at Ochre Court. Nathan Gunn is widely acclaimed for his diverse performing career bridging the genres of opera, musical theatre, and recital. Gunn grew up in South Bend, Indiana doing what most Midwestern boys do: playing sports, working hard at school, and spending time with his family. His interest in music became a passion during his junior year of high school when he was introduced to Mozart’s opera, Die Zauberflöte. Consumed by a desire to learn more, Nathan attended the University of Illinois (the third generation in his family to attend the school) to study music. 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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06-22-19 The Wine Store in Westerly - The 95.9 Company Break

June 25th, 2019

This month on The 95.9 Company Break we talk with Frank and his granddaughter Margaret Celico about The Wine Store in Westerly. The Wine Store Warehouse is a family owned business, serving Westerly, Rhode Island, and the surrounding community for over 30 years. They strive to provide their customers with an unrivaled shopping experience. Looking for a bottle of wine to enjoy with dinner? Planning a drink menu for an event? Their knowledgeable staff and extensive inventory will always ensure that your needs are met. Call 401-596-6160 or visit thewinestoreri.com . The Wine Store, Route 1, Westerly. Look for the giant wine bottle!

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06-23-19 RI International Film Festival - Conducting Conversations

June 24th, 2019

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 2019 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 you can go to www.film-festival.org

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06-21-19 Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Jazz After Dinner

June 24th, 2019

On this week's show Joe is featuring the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra's 1997 New World Records recording "Lickety Split" featuring the music and arrangements of Pianist Jim McNeely.

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06-15-19 A Musical Journey To The Moon - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

June 18th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to A Musical Journey To The Moon! Gustav Holst’s ‘Planet Suite’ sets the scene for a ‘live’ musical Space Adventure – enhanced by the real voices of Mission Control and the Astronauts – this thrilling musical journey has been performed in the London Planetarium and is a hit with kids globally – and even out in space! The music is performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. For more information on Ann Rachlin's Classical Music & Stories visit HERE

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06-16-19 Bon Matin - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

June 18th, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. In today's show they discuss Bon Matin concert at The Elm's on Monday, July 15 @ 11:00 am. This morning program begins with two exquisite solo harp pieces. Une Châtelaine en sa Tour translates as "A noblewoman in her tower" and is derived from a beautiful poem. The title indicates the mood of the composition, which is beautiful, flowing, tasteful, and refined, qualities that mark all of Fauré's music. His Impromptu Op. 86 was written for the Paris Conservatory competition and has an air of magnificence while utilizing the many colors of the harp. 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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06-15-19 The Warm Shelter in Westerly - The 95.9 Company Break

June 18th, 2019

This week on The 95.9 Company Break Mike talks with Russ Partridge Executive Director of the Warm Shelter in Westerly. The WARM Center is a comprehensive social services agency providing professional and compassionate wraparound programming for those in need in southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut. They pride themselves on treating everyone who seeks their services with compassion, dignity and respect. To find out more go to warmcenter.org or call (401) 596-WARM.

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