When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amoré . . . OR it’s Couples Week on Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio! Music has brought people together since the dawn of civilization. Music has also helped people fall in love for almost as long. Valentine’s Day is soon, so the Kids Commute team decided we should celebrate couples who express their love for each other by performing together. Don’t forget to listen for the hint to this week’s Kids Commute Quizlet. If you text us the correct answer, you’ll win a Kids Commute Prize Pack! Thanks for listening to Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio - your source for music appreciation for kids in northern Michigan.
KC 391 - COUPLES WEEK! Tuesday: Today, we meet the Lenti Piano Duo - Tony and Marianne Lenti. They'll perform the "Romance" from "Six Little Pieces" by Ottorino Respighi.
KC 392 - COUPLES WEEK: Wednesday! Today, we'll hear from "La Stupenda" - famed opera singer Joan Sutherland, and her husband, conductor Richard Bonynge. Vocal fireworks ahead! We'll hear a movement for the Concerto for Coloratura Soprano and Orchestra by Reinhold Gliere.
KC 393 - COUPLES WEEK! Thursday: Today, we'll hear a live concert recording of composer Benjamin Britten's arrangement of the English folk song "Sweet Polly Oliver" sung by his partner, Peter Pears.
KC 394 - COUPLES WEEK! Friday: Today, we'll hear Jay Ungar and Molly Mason as they perform a very personal piece of music - "Lovers Waltz" in IPR's Studio A!