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Archive for December 19, 2014

Someone’s Getting Married at the Met

Bass-baritone Erwin Schrott

The Metropolitan Opera presents Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” with Erwin Schrott in the title role, Danielle de Niese as Susanna, Mariusz Kwiecien as Count Almaviva and Rachel Willis-Sorensen as Countess. Edo de Waart conducts the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra

Best of Studs Terkel: Christmas Memories

Studs Terkel, photo from NPR

In 1961, orator and radio personality Studs Terkel put together a program that broadcast voices from across America and Europe telling stories of childhood and recalling songs of holidays past.