Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
This week From the Top is at its home base, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll hear a 13-year-old cellist perform Tchaikovsky and a 9-year-old violinist perform a lively showpiece by Pablo de Sarasate. Also, an accomplished recorder player will break you of any stereotype you may have about this versatile instrument.
Performance Today, hosted by Fred Child, features live concerts from concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios, as well as interviews, news and features.
Rossini’s Cinderella retells the classic fairytale originally written by Charles Perrault. American mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey stars as the title role in Los Angeles Opera’s delightful production of Cinderella. She sings opposite Rene Barbera, the American tenor who plays Prince Ramiro.
WQXR's first broadcast in a series of performances from the BBC Proms festival in London. Includes: Rachmaninov, Vaughan Williams, Britten and a BBC commission by Julian Anderson.
During the bygone era of 60s Television, soundtrack compositions were surprisingly witty and adventurous. Hear David Garland rerun selected compositions this week.