Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
This week, From the Top broadcasts from Eastman School of Music, where special guest Sir James Galway joins us to lead an ensemble of young wind players and to tell us why he’s devoting so much of his time to teaching the next several generations of flutists. You'll also hear from a young violinist who has already written a smartphone app to help teachers and students track practice time.
Host Naomi Lewin speaks with several representatives from the world of small, artist-driven opera companies—representing "grassroots opera." Listen to the archived show.
Today at 1 pm, the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts one of the all-time blockbusters in its repertory: Franco Zeffirelli’s take on Puccini's La Boheme. It features a notable last-minute cast change.
On the eve of André Previn's birthday, host David Garland presents highlights from Previn's colorful music for "Bad Day At Black Rock," "The Subterraneans," "Irma La Douce," and others.
This week, host Terrance McKnight continues with the theme of musical transplants. The program samples music by those taking on traditions from outside of their place of origin.