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Yellowstone Public Radio highlights, March 1-7

This week on Yellowstone Public Radio, March 1-7


Sunday —7 p.m.: The Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus perform Mussorgsky’s Kovanshchina on “World of Opera.”

Monday —2 p.m.: Renowned lyricists and songwriters Marilyn and Alan Bergman collaborate with Marian McPartland on some of their Oscar, Grammy & Emmy award winning songs on “Piano Jazz.”

Tuesday —7 p.m.: Author Frances Moore Lappe draws connections between foods we eat, the earth on which they’re grown and the hundreds-of-millions hungry people on “Humankind.”

Wednesday — 6:30 pm: YPR News Director Jackie Yamanaka continues her weekly update from Montana’s 62nd Legislature in Helena, with interviews from both houses, committee meetings and more, on “Capitol Connections.” An archive of this session’s programs is online at

Thursday —11 a.m.: A 17-year-old oboist performs Poulenc’s Elegie, and 14-year-old violinist plays Vieuxtemp’s showpiece Yankee Doodle Variations on “From the Top.”

Friday —9 a.m.: Two hours of concerts, music news, features and interviews on classical music on “Performance Today.”

Saturday —7 p.m.: Jigs, reels and songs for the first signs of spring on “The Thistle & Shamrock.”

Yellowstone Public Radio is heard on the web at, and at these frequencies in the following Montana communities: Ashland 89.1, Big Timber 89.3/90.5, Big Sky 95.9, Billings 91.7, Bozeman 102.1/95.9, Broadus 91.9,  Chester and the Sweetgrass Hills area 100.1, Colstrip 88.5/89.9, Columbus 88.5, Conrad 91.3, Cut Bank 88.9, Forsyth 91.1, Glasgow 91.9, Glendive 88.5, Great Falls 89.5, Hardin 91.7, Havre 91.7, Helena 89.1/96.7, Lewistown/Stanford 89.5, Livingston 89.9/88.5, Miles City 90.7, Emigrant & Paradise & Shields River Valleys 91.1, Red Lodge 89.1, Shelby 90.3, Terry 91.9, and Wolf Point 88.3.


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