SATURDAY, AUGUST 3RD
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
In a show done at the Robert and Margaret Mondavi Performing Arts Center at the University of California-Davis, you’ll hear an outstanding 17-year-old guitarist play Chopin, and a teenage flutist who won the annual High School Soloist Competition playing a beatbox flute piece.
Saturday Morning Classics, with Bill Maxwell
Saturday at the Opera: LA Opera on the Air
LA Opera presents the Western premiere of Franz Schreker's tragic opera The Stigmatized (Die Gezeichneten) as part of the Recovered Voices project, highlighting works by composers affected by the Holocaust. Robert Brubaker sings the role of Alviano, a hunchbacked and disfigured nobleman, caught in a love triangle with Carlotta, a beautiful young painter, and the scheming Count Tamare. Anja Kampe sings the role of Carlotta, and Martin Ganter is Tamare. James Conlon conducts.
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.
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."