SATURDAY, AUGUST 17TH
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
At Myerson Symphony Center in Dallas, an outstanding teenage violinist who originally taught himself to play by watching videos on YouTube, will solo with the mighty Dallas Symphony Orchestra. You'll also hear teenage members of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra join the Dallas Symphony pros in a side-by-side rendition of The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition. [Note: Thomas Hong, former assistant conductor of the PSO, conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.]
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."