SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
Today’s show, from Kalamazoo, Michigan, features a 17-year-old tuba player and a duo from the Percussion Scholarship Group in Chicago. You'll also hear from a couple of teenage string players.
The Metropolitan Opera, with Margaret Juntwait
Gaetano Donizetti: L’Elisir d’Amore. Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star in one of the greatest comic gems in opera, as the fickle Adina and her infatuated Nemorino. Bartlett Sher, whose previous productions have delighted Met audiences, guides this lively staging, where surface charm meets with real emotion. Maurizio Bellini conducts.
A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, with special guests, the 9-man vocal ensemble Cantus. Every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon.