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Saturday, December 7 at 1pm
The Metropolitan Opera, hosted by Margaret Juntwait
The new broadcast season begins today with Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings the title role of Verdi’s tragic masterpiece for the first time at the Met in Michael Mayer’s production set in Las Vegas.
Sunday, December 8 at 6am
Harmonia, with Angela Mariani
We've handpicked some recordings, new and old, to help brighten up your holiday festivities. Join us for medieval Christmas carols, and seasonal works by Biber, Schutz, and more.
Sunday, December 8 at 6pm
Sunday at the Symphony – New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin
Bernard Labadie conducts the New York Choral Artists and soloists in Bach’s Cantata #51; Handel’s “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson; and Mozart’s Requiem.
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 6 - Part 1
It’s a party to celebrate the 200th birthday of Giuseppi Verdi. Former Music Director Mariss Jansons conducts Verdi’s “Ave Maria” and String Quartet in E minor. The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra and soloists for Verdi’s Requiem. Listen
University of Pittsburgh's Mark Nordenberg hosts one of the Heinz Chapel Choir's holiday concerts (Dec. 4, live at 7:30 pm on WQED-FM) for the final time as Chancellor. He shares with fellow Thiel College graduate Jim Cunningham his memories of these annual holiday concerts and the many accomplishments of the University through its history and during his tenure as Chancellor. Listen
ON THIS DAY in 1939
The Violin Concerto by Sir William Walton is given its premiere performance by the Cleveland Orchestra. Artur Rodzinski conducted and Jascha Heifetz (who commissioned the work) was the soloist.