The French Touch

  • Fridays, 4:00pm5:00pm

A French Hour to
present you French Pop Music from France, Quebec, Belgium and other French speaking countries with your host Emmanuel. A French Native, Emmanuel resides in Inverness and is live on KWMR every Friday from 4 to 5pm and Tuesday at midnight for the French listeners [Wednesday 9am].  In the seventies, Emmanuel
hosted a similar program called Radio à la Carte for ten years on KQED radio San Francisco, and also sporadically on other stations such as KHSU,
KCSM and KUOP to name a few..

POP MUSIC FRIDAYS 4PM US Pacific time
REPEATED WEDNESDAYS 9AM French time

CLASSICAL WEDNESDAY 2PM

CLASSICAL FRENCH CONNECTION 2PM 4th Friday each month

[See at the bottom of this page to listen to the shows]

November 20: Traveling songs, VOYAGE including a brand new song from Fred CASSIDY in Los Angeles and a few version of the French train jingle.

November 27: Le Théatre du Lycée Français [TLF} is partnering with “Distrib Film U.S” to start its 2020/21 Cinema season virtually! We will speak with Frederic PATTO, TLF Artistic Director about this new virtual project.  Also, discoveries of the Champs Elysées Film Festival that just took place virtually from the Lycée of san Francisco with interviews of Artistic Director Justine LÉVÊQUE and best female role, actress Megan NORTHAM.

December 4: Songs about the rain and water in general by ZAZ, Alain SOUCHON, Michel LEGRAND, Julio IGLESIAS, Jean GABIN and more.

December 11: The French Touch is FIVE YEAR OLD, happy anniversary with testimonials from LYONS, LIBERRACHA and more.

December 18: Joyeux NOEL, French Christmas songs.

December 25: Joyeux NOEL, more French Christmas songs.


CLASSICAL MUSIC WEDNESDAYS 2PM
 on KWMR.

November 25: Italian Classical including VIVALDI, CORELLI, CHERUBINI, TRAETTA, ROSSINI and more. Do not expect classics such as Aida or the Four Seasons, we will listen to their less known pieces by them. They will be played in chronological order of their death.

December 2: San Francisco Davies Hall including the inaugural 1984 organ concert, Michael TILSON THOMAS, The Youth Symphony orchestra and pieces by Benjamin BRITTEN, Gautier CAPUÇON, Mason BATES, Yuja WANG and more.

December 9: Daniel BAREMBOIN conductor

Copies of the shows are available by request after donating at least $20.00 to KWMR FM.Thank you!

Contact: FrenchTouchKWMR@gmail.com

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