the first anniversary of September 11th, CBC Radio presents
LOSS & LEGACY: REFLECTIONS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH,
special beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET, designed to help Canadians understand
and share the many interpretations of the events of September 11th,
and reflect personally on the significance of the day.
& LEGACY will focus on the emotions people have experienced in
the past year, from a perspective that is uniquely Canadian. There
will be few experts or pundits analyzing the day and the intervening
year, telling listeners what to think.
than 20 Canadian writers and musicians have been specially commissioned
to produce an original work for this broadcast that reflects an
emotional aspect of September 11th. The artists include
poets George Elliott Clarke, Patrick Friesen, George Murray and
Molly Peacock; novelists Anita Rau Badami and Kerri Sakamoto; dramatists
Florence Gibson, Dave Carley and Marcus Youssef; musicians Adam
Goddard, Hawksley Workman, the Ennis Sisters and Fred Eaglesmith;
and sound art composers Gavin Bryars, Hildegard Westerkamp and Darren
Copeland. Their works will be interwoven throughout the special.
LOSS & LEGACY: REFLECTIONS
OF SEPTEMBER 11TH
One 8:30 – 11 a.m. ET
Hosted by Shelagh Rogers in Toronto and Michael Enright in New York,
the special begins with live coverage of the commemorative events
taking place at the World Trade Center, plus reports from Washington,
– 11:20 a.m. ET
Live on CBC Radio One and Two, from Glenn Gould Studio, Adam
Goddard’s Requiem, performed by the Accordes String Quartet
with voices from the Toronto Children’s Chorus (see below for
complete details of the Radio Two broadcast).
– 3 p.m. ET
The special continues with hosts Bill Richardson and Shelagh Rogers
they present interviews, documentaries, the specially
commissioned poems, readings, music, drama, sound art, and even
by Chas Lawther.
SPECIALS (SEPTEMBER 11, 2002)
– Newfoundland & Labrador at 3:00 pm ET Radio
A Safe Haven: enduring bonds of friendship are created amid
the terror of September 11th.
Columbia at 3:30 pm ET Radio One
Modern: author and artist Douglas Coupland explores three perceptions
of modernity after September 11th.
North at 4:00 pm ET Radio One
impressionistic portrait of the impact of September 11th, the issues
springing from those events, and how it’s changed the lives of people
across the North.
– Saskatchewan at 4:30 pm ET Radio One
Mosaic: Personal stories from the events of September
11th, and its effect on the lives of people who make up the diverse
ethnic communities of the Prairies.
at 5:00 pm ET Radio One
the journey of two families from September 11th. One family is stationed
with the military; the other is an immigrant family living in Calgary.
– Quebec at 5:30 pm ET Radio One
Three singers and composers from Ontario and Quebec come together
for aninformal jam session to share their music in a search for
meaning and understanding.
Take Five 1
• 11:00 am (11:30 NT) Radio Two
OTHER PROGRAMS (SEPTEMBER 11, 2002)
A live performance
featuring works commissioned by CBC Radio: Adam Goddard’s Requiem
and Stephen Chatman’s Per Aspera Ad Astra. Performers include
the Accordes String Quartet and the Toronto Children’s Chorus.
at Six • 6:00
p.m. (6:30 NT) Radio One and Two
coverage of the day's commemoration ceremonies for the September
11th attacks. Kelly Ryan reports from Somerset County,
Pennsylvania where Flight 93 went down. Laura Lynch reports from
the Pentagon. Greg Rasmussen, Tom Parry and Michael Colton, three
CBC Radio reporters who covered the attack last year, report from
one-hour special edition 1 • 7:30 pm (8 NT) Radio One
Homeland Insecurity: post September 11th challenges for
Muslims who call the United States home.
• 8:00 pm (8:30 NT) Radio Two
From Salle Claude-Champagne at the Université de Montréal, Les Violons
by Bernard Labadie perform J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor.
to Stars • 8:30
pm (9 NT) Radio One
Excerpts of the live concert from the Glenn Gould Studio, including
Adam Goddard's Requiem, held earlier in the day.
9:00 pm (9:30 NT) Radio One
The Arts Today
and Between The Covers • 10:00 pm (10:30 NT) Radio One
A New York Evening: Paul Kennedy assembles a group of Canadians
living in New York to pay tribute to the city's indomitable spirit.
After Loss: Writers on September 11th. Canadian fiction
and poetry commissioned for this day.
• 11 p.m. (11:30 NT) CBC Radio One
The late Russian-Canadian composer Nikolai Korndorf's Hymn III,
incorporating a passage from the Book of Revelation.
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