SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
Today’s show was recorded at The Palace Theatre in Greensburg last October. You'll hear a 12-year-old pianist from Pittsburgh, Ariana Chiu, and a 14-year-old harpist from Wexford, Sophia Lee. Also, enjoy a performance by the winning quartet from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
The Metropolitan Opera, with Margaret Juntwait
Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore. David McVicar’s production keeps the action moving in Verdi’s intense melodrama, which includes some of the composer’s most memorable music. Patricia Racette, Stephanie Blythe, Marco Berti, and Alexey Markov take on leading roles; Daniele Callegari conducts.
A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor
Live from San Francisco, with special guest Chanticleer, the world-renowned 12-man a cappella ensemble now celebrating its 35th anniversary. Every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon.