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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12-08-18 The Nutcracker narrated by Ann Rachlin - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

December 10th, 2018

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to a very popular story this time of year...The Nutcracker narrated by Ann Rachlin from her classical music & stories.

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12-09-18 2019 Summer Sneak Peek - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

December 10th, 2018

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos take a sneak peek at some of the music that will be heard at the Newport Music Festival this coming summer 2019. 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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12-09-18 The Jamestown Community Band - Conducting Conversations

December 10th, 2018

This week The Jamestown Community Band, is the subject of the program, with Don Smith, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming Holiday program, and listen to some selections from the concerts that will be held on Tuesday December 18, 7:00, at the Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown RI. For more information call, 401-368-8957.

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12-01-18 Gray Goose Cookery-Part II - The 95.9 Company Break

December 4th, 2018

This month on The 95.9 Company Break we continue our discussion with Suzanne Lane owner of The Gray Goose Cookery. Gray Goose Cookery is a one of a kind, independent, regional kitchen store. You'll find everything you need for yourself, or the perfect gift for a loved one, to make cooking easier, and more fun. Keep your kitchen well stocked with over 4,000 square feet of the finest professional quality cookware, cutlery, bakeware, kitchen appliances, gadgets and gourmet foods. Choose from brands such as Wusthof, Soda Stream, All Clad, Viking, Kitchenaid, Cuisinart, Lodge, Le Creuset, Krups and more! For more information call 401-315-5017 or visit graygoosecookery.com

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