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From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
A weekly radio showcase of America's top young classical musicians, hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley. Local broadcast is supported by Pittsburgh Music Academy. From the Top is also a non-profit organization formed to encourage and celebrate the commitment of young people to music and the arts. (See


Lynn Warfel


An Operavore’s Christmas
Naomi Lewin presents an hour of Christmas and holiday music from the world of opera and oratorio sung by some of the greatest singers past and present including Marilyn Horne, Leontyne Price, Bryn Terfel, Thomas Hampson, Joan Sutherland and more. (WQXR)


Saturday at the Opera
The Metropolitan Opera and other great Opera productions by Pittsburgh Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera and San Francisco Opera.


Mindy Ratner


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."


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