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Caption: Jennifer Higdon receiving an Honorary Doctorate at BGSU, Credit: Bowling Green State University
Pulitzer and Grammy-winning composer Jennifer Higdon returns to her alma mater for the annual New Music Festival.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Now approaching national treasure status in the UK, Ruby is a veteran Soul and Gospel singer - one of the finest the UK has ever seen.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 27:10
Caption: Pianist/composer Andrew Shapiro, Credit: An Rong Xu
Composers and performers introduce their own recordings. Guests include violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, composers Mason Bates and Ingram Marshall.

Bought by KTXK and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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There are two positions in a healthy conversation, the first is control and the second is power. All too often the position of control is perceived...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 26:56
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Picture two people sitting at an outdoor table, sharing a drink and looking at the menu. What do they talk about? Why are they together? Hosted by ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 26:36
Caption: Evan Chambers, Credit: Myra Klarman
We visit with our northern neighbors, composers on faculty at the University of Michigan with connections to Bowling Green. Guests include composer...

Bought by KTXK and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pianist Michael Mizrahi, Credit: Steven Taylor
We sample works from composers and performers who have been featured on the "Music at the Forefront" concert series, including violist Nadia Sirota...

Bought by KTXK, KMUN, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Paul Dresher and his Double Duo, Credit: Nina Roberts
We hear fascinating works from guitarist/composer Paul Dresher and his Double Duo ensemble, performed live in concert at the Bowling Green New Musi...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Should We Replace Private Insurance With Medicare for All?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As the nation gears up for the 2020 election, Democrats are promising bold new changes to the American health care system, including scrapping priv...

Bought by Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN, KRPS, NPR Illinois, KCPW and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Fidelio Trio, Credit: Hugo Glendinning
We hear works from composers and performers with connections to the United Kingdom, Ireland and Bowling Green.

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Saudi Arabia and Iran are vying for regional dominance. Turkey is cozying up to Russia and China. And instability, conflict, and proxy wars have en...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, NPR Illinois, and KCPW


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Credit: Barbara Krafft (1819)
We feature modern works inspired by Mozart, including contributions from Lowell Liebermann, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Peter Schickele. Also, Timo Andre...

Bought by KALW, KTXK, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Emily Price Dietz and Christopher Dietz
We dig beneath the surface of some high-profile musical couples: composer Samuel Adler and his wife, conductor Emily Freeman Brown; Composer Marily...

Bought by KALW, KTXK, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alarm Will Sound, Credit: Michal Ramus
Inspired by their residency at Bowling Green State University, we spend the hour with visionary new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound. Featuring musi...

Bought by KALW, KTXK, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: BGSU New Music Ensemble
The BGSU New Music ensemble takes the show on the road to New York's celebrated avant-garde performance venue, (Le) Poisson Rouge.

Bought by KTXK, KALW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bri...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frederic Rzewski, Credit: Michael Wilson/Library of Congress
Pianist Robert Satterlee and iconoclast composer Frederic Rzewski join us to present two of Rzewski's works: one written for Robert; the other a po...

Bought by KTXK, KALW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nadia Sirota, Credit: Steve Pisano
We sample concert performances from Peabody-winning new music maven Nadia Sirota, recorded live at Bowling Green State University.

Bought by KTXK, KALW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: David Lang, Credit: Peter Sterling
Pulitzer Prize winner and Academy Award nominee David Lang presents a program of his own music, inspired by his residency at Bowling Green State Un...

Bought by RNZ Concert, KTXK, KALW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Photo of the robot from Every Kid Gets a Robot., Credit: Danielle Boyer, The STEAM Connection.
What do young people think about STEM fields today? Michigan STEM educator Danielle Boyer talks about her perspective as a recent high school grad...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 36:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Is Recent U.S. Policy Towards China Productive?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For decades, the U.S. has struggled to create an effective policy towards China. From trade wars to technology to Taiwan, experts disagree on wheth...

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, KCPW, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Science & The Economy, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? Former IMF chi...

Bought by KUNM and KSFR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:39
Caption: American Hate & The Law, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the American legal system cope with a new era of hate speech? In this episode, host John Donvan sits down two top legal minds thinking a...

Bought by KUNM, KUOW, WCBE, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, KISU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5