SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
From the Top is at the Robert and Margaret Mondavi Performing Arts Center at the University of California-Davis, where you'll hear an outstanding 17-year-old guitarist play Chopin. You'll also hear a teenage flutist who won the annual High School Soloist Competition playing a beatbox flute piece.
The Metropolitan Opera, with Margaret Juntwait
Giacomo Puccini: La Rondine. This is Puccini at his melodic best, as soprano Kristine Opolais makes a notable debut in the title role of this romantic, bittersweet comedy. Tenor Giuseppe Filanoti is her passionate but mismatched lover. Ion Marin conducts.
A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor
Live from Madison, Wisconsin. Every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon.