SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH
The Metropolitan Opera, hosted by Margaret Juntwait
Richard Wagner: Die Walküre. 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 second installment, the focus of the story shifts from the realm of the gods to the human world. Deborah Voigt sings the role of Brünnhilde and Mark Delavan is Wotan. Stephanie Blythe, Martina Serafin, Simon O'Neill, and Hans-Peter König also star. Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
Today’s show, from Mesa, Arizona, features a 17-year-old cellist and a 16-year-old clarinetist, as well as the Phoenix Children’s Chorus performing a work by a 17-year-old composer from Denver. Also featured on the broadcast -- a 15-year-old violinist from Chicago, and a 14-year-old pianist from California.
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.
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