SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
This morning’s show comes from the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, the site of the Texas State International Piano Festival. You’ll hear a variety of outstanding young artists, including pianists; a piano duo; a piano trio; and a mezzo-soprano, From the Top alumna Kara Sainz, performing a setting by a 13-year-old composer of three poems.
Saturday at the Opera
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier. Strauss’ bittersweet comic masterpiece features a superb ensemble led by Martina Serafin as the Marschallin. The performances celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opera’s U.S. premiere. Edward Gardner conducts.
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."
Carnegie Hall Live
Yannick Nèzet-Séguin conducts his Philadelphia Orchestra in Beethoven’s Symphony #3 (Eroica) and, with soloist Truls Mørk, the Shostakovich Cello Concerto #1, in a concert recorded last night. Hosted by Jeff Spurgeon and Fred Child.