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Highlights from March 11 to 18
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Woody Woodward, from the Blake School's Highland campus.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Sally Howell Johnson, director of music at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Woody Woodward, from the Blake School's Highland campus.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Jasper String Quartet plays Haydn in St. Cloud.
Friday, 10:30 am: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, live from the Ordway.
Friday, 8 pm: The Minnesota Orchestra: Elgar and Shostakovich.
Saturday, 10 am: Bach Bash (live).
Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Massenet's Werther.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: March Marches.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in works by Stravinsky.
Sunday, 6 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: Handel's Theodora.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Peteris Vasks' Vox Amoris with violinist Pekka Kuusisto, and Haydn's Symphony No. 104.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Apple Valley Wind Ensemble
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: naturalist Teresa Root.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Apple Valley Wind Ensemble.