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SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH

12:00am


Bob Christiansen

1:00am


Ward Jacobson

7:00am


Lynn Warfel

9:00am


From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley

Today’s show comes from sunny Tucson, Arizona.  An 11-year-old violinist from New York City, a Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist, plays Debussy with Chris.  We’ll also hear a 17-year-old guitarist from Tucson play the Grand Overture by Mauro Giuliani, and a 16-year-old trumpeter from Peru, now studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy, play Gershwin.

10:00am


Lynn Warfel

12:30pm


The Metropolitan Opera, hosted by Margaret Juntwait

Giuseppe Verdi:  La Traviata.  Soprano Diana Damrau tackles Verdi’s eternal heroine for the first time at The Met in Willy Decker’s inspiring production.  Plácido Domingo expands his repertoire to sing the baritone role of Germont, Violetta’s tormentor.  Tenor Saimir Pirgu sings Alfredo, her naïve lover. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.

4:00pm


Mindy Ratner

6:00pm


A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor

Tonight’s is a show from the archives, done at 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.

8:00pm


Bob Christiansen

 

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