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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH

12:00am


Bob Christiansen

1:00am


Ward Jacobson

7:00am


Lynn Warfel

9:00am


From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley

In this morning’s special highlights episode, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Corigliano, violin virtuoso Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, cello master Janos Starker, and the great soprano Dawn Upshaw all share the stage with lucky young musicians.

10:00am


Lynn Warfel

12:30pm


Pittsburgh Opera Preview with Anna Singer

Go behind the curtain for a look at Pittsburgh Opera’s Second Stage Project, Paul’s Case, based on the Willa Cather story of a Pittsburgh boy whose social aspirations drive him to leave for New York.  Gregory Spears’ opera opens next Saturday at the White Studio at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Meet the artists and sample the music on Pittsburgh Opera Preview.

1:00pm


Saturday at the Opera

Richard Strauss:  Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman Without a Shadow).  A legendary Met production directed by the late Herbert Wernicke returns for the first time in ten years, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.  Anne Schwanewilms and Torsten Kerl are the otherworldly Empress and Emperor, and Johan Reuter is Barak.  Christine Goerke, the rising dramatic soprano star, returns to the Met as the Dyer’s Wife, whose shadow the Empress must win to free herself from a fatal decree.

4:00pm


Mindy Ratner

6:00pm


A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion is now in its 39th year of production. Every Saturday evening, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

8:00pm


Bob Christiansen

 

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
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