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Jeanne Fisher

Vice President for Radio and Executive Producer of With Heart and Voice

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With Heart and Voice ® Program 1817

Suggested Broadcast: Sunday, April 29, 2018

So many wonderful new CDs of choral and organ music have been released in recent months!  Peter DuBois will share some of the riches from these new recordings from wonderful performers and choirs from the US and Europe.

With Heart and Voice ® Program 1816

Suggested Broadcast: Sunday, April 22, 2018

April 21 marks the 119th birthday of great American choral composer Randall Thompson.  Peter DuBois will offer sacred choral and organ music to honor Thompson and other American choral and organ composers from colonial times to the present.


Program 1818
Suggested Broadcast: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Happy Birthday, JB!
On this edition of With Heart and Voice, we’ll celebrate the 185th birthday of Johannes Brahms (May 7) with a selection of his sacred choral and organ music. Join Peter DuBois for the party, as we also mark Ascension Day, coming later in the week.

With Heart and Voice ® Program 1815

Suggested Broadcast: Sunday, April 15, 2018

On this edition of With Heart and Voice we’ll listen to music celebrating creation, and the beauty of the world around us.  Join Peter DuBois for the celebration!


With Heart and Voice ® Program 1814

Suggested Broadcast: Sunday, April 8, 2018

The second Sunday of Easter is known as the Octave of Easter, and we continue our celebration of the Resurrection with music of joy and praise.


“Self-Portrait As So Much Potential” from When I Grow Up I Want To Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen

Read by Peter Conners

Born in Xiamen, China, Chen Chen grew up in Massachusetts. His debut poetry collection, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, won the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. He is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, the Saltonstall Foundation, and Lambda Literary. He earned his BA at Hampshire College and his MFA at Syracuse University. He lives in Lubbock, Texas, where he is pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at Texas Tech University.

WXXI Poetry Moments are created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions, in celebration of National Poetry Month.


Sentimental Education

Mar 30, 2018

“Sentimental Education” from Struggling Times by Louis Simpson

Read by Grant Holcomb

Louis Simpson (1923 - 2012) was the recipient of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection At the End of the Open Road (Wesleyan University Press, 1964). He was the author of seventeen books of poetry, including four from BOA Editions: Armidale (1979); People Live Here, Selected Poems 1949 - 1983 (1983); The Owner of the House: New Collected Poems 1940 - 2001 (2003), a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry and the Griffin Poetry Prize; and Struggling Times (2009).

WXXI Poetry Moments are created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions, in celebration of National Poetry Month.


Insomniac in Spring

Mar 30, 2018

“Insomniac in Spring” from Sky Country by Christine Kitano

Read by Daphne Morrisey

Kitano received her BA from the University of California, her MFA from Syracuse University, and her PhD in English and Creative Writing from Texas Tech University. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, and currently lives in Ithaca, NY, where she is an assistant professor of creative writing, poetry, and Asian American literature at Ithaca College. She is the author of Sky Country (BOA Editions, Fall 2017) and Birds of Paradise (Lynx House Press, 2011).

WXXI Poetry Moments are created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions, in celebration of National Poetry Month.


Two Pianos

Mar 30, 2018

"Two Pianos" from The Smoke of Horses by Charles Rafferty

Read by Jack Langerak

Author of six collections of poetry, including The Smoke of Horses (BOA Editions, Fall 2017); one collection of short stories; and six poetry chapbooks, Rafferty’s most recent poetry collection is The Unleashable Dog (Steel Toe Books, 2014). He is the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism. He lives in Sandy Hook, CT, where he works at a technology research firm, directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College, and is on the faculty of the Westport Writers' Workshop.

WXXI Poetry Moments are created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions, in celebration of National Poetry Month.


Recognitions

Mar 30, 2018

“Recognitions” from The Day’s Last Light Reddens the Leaves of the Copper Beech by Stephen Dobyns

Read by Boo Poulin

In addition to The Day's Last Light Reddens the Leaves of the Copper Beech (BOA Editions, 2016), Dobyns is the author of 23 novels, 14 books of poetry, two collections of essays, and one book of short stories. Among his many honors and awards are fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. Throughout his career, Dobyns has worked as a reporter for Detroit News, a reviewer for many prestigious publications, and has taught at numerous academic institutions. He lives in Westerly, Rhode Island.

WXXI Poetry Moments are created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions, in celebration of National Poetry Month.


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