Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries: from full-length operas, oratorios and major symphonies to the latest offerings from New York's vibrant new music scene.
This week, From the Top comes to you from Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver where our teenagers play with the great Colorado Symphony. You'll hear an outstanding 17-year-old organist join the orchestra to perform the final movement of the Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 and meet a teenage violinist who plays Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen while sharing the stage with her parents who are orchestra members. Also, the Colorado Children’s Chorale sings the music of Randall Thompson.
Performance Today features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris.
- Fred Child
Aaron Copland’s Rodeo takes place on a ranch out west. This week on Classics for Kids, saddle up and enjoy the story of the cowboys and girls who gather together for a barn dance to celebrate the end of their week.