SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21ST
From the Top, with Christopher O'Riley
From Wingate University in North Carolina.
An Operavore’s Christmas
Naomi Lewin presents an hour of Christmas and holiday music from the world of opera and oratorio, sung by some of the greatest singers past and present including Marilyn Horne, Leontyne Price, Bryn Terfel, Thomas Hampson, Joan Sutherland and more.
The Metropolitan Opera, with Margaret Juntwait
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s magical romance returns to the Met for the first time in ten years, in celebration of the composer’s centennial. James Conlon conducts the gifted ensemble, which includes the soprano Kathleen Kim as Tytania, and countertenor Iestyn Davies as Oberon – the fairies’ Queen and King.
A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor
Live from The Town Hall in New York City with special guests, singer/songwriter Aoife O’Donovan and the DiGiallonardo Sisters. Every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon.