SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
This week’s show, From the Top Colombia, was a collaboration with Batuta, Colombia's national youth music program, and the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Colombia’s national youth orchestra.
The Metropolitan Opera, with Margaret Juntwait
Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold. Robert Lepage's landmark production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen is back for three complete cycles this spring, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. In the epic's first installment, the theft of the Rhinegold and Alberich's curse set in motion the tragic events that will lead to the downfall of the gods. Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads an extraordinary cast that includes Stephanie Blythe, Stefan Margita, and Mark Delavan, and Greer Grimsley as Wotan.
A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor
Live from The Town Hall in New York City. Every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon.