Less than two weeks after hanging tough with the top team in the nation, Columbia sets its sights on the UConn Huskies, the defending national champions. The Lions are facing UConn for the second time in four years, but this time they have their sights set on the upset. Live coverage begins at 7:15pm with tipoff from Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut coming just after 7:30.
WKCR announces our annual Bach Festival. For the ten-day period from December 22 through New Year's Eve at midnight, WKCR (89.9 FM, 89.9 HD1, and wkcr.org) will dedicate all broadcasting to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
J.S. Bach has...
Tune in to In All Languages, Sunday December 14th at 11pm to hear an interview of the Japanese-American musician Kaoru Watanabe
Kaoru Watanabe is a practitioner of various Japanese transverse bamboo fue or flutes, the taiko drum as well as the Western flute. A rare musician, his music can be described as an evershifting blend of the folk and classical traditions of Japan with contemporary improvisational and experimental music. Watanabe has
Tune in this Wednesday at 10pm to listen to a live interview with the New York-based Argentinean composer Marcelo Toledo. 2013 NYFA Fellow, 2009 DAAD Artist in Residence in Berlin Fellow, Toledo has developed through the years an interest toward the exploration of instrumental timbre, complex sounds and new instrumental techniques becoming a characteristic facet of his compositions. In his work he has eliminated almost completely the traditional importance given to pitch in order to focus on
For the first time in nearly four decades, Columbia men's basketball will battle the number one team in the nation. The early dominance of the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats (9-0) has captivated the country and the Lions (5-2) will look to send a message on a national stage. Wednesday's live coverage from Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky begins with an extended pregame show at 6:30, followed by tipoff at 7 and a special post-game edition of the Firing Lion at 9!