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The annual Midnight Special Christmas/solstice program features holiday humor such as Stan Freberg, and Mike Nichols and Elaine May, new Christmas recordings from 2014; and in observance of its 100th anniversary, a very special feature, the entire performance by Cantus of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 a recreation of carols and readings from that night in WWI more...
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 more...
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. more...
Winner of the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and recipient of YCA’s 2012 Helen Armstrong Violin Fellowship, violinist Paul Huang made critically acclaimed recital debuts in the YCA Series in New York at Merkin Hall and in Washington, D.C. at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts more...
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After 40 years of singing together, Gordon Jones of the Hilliard Ensemble explains how the group is preparing to bow out with a programme running from medieval masses and carols to 21st-century music from Arvo Pärt Continue reading...
Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh
An awkward piece becomes captivating thanks to the perfect partnership of persuasive violinist and charismatic orchestra
North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
Scotland's top prosecutor says there is no evidence to suggest Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is innocent.
Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
Joel Weisman and his all-star panel tackle the top stories of 2014. In politics, Bruce...
In this special Year In Review edition of The Week In Review, Joel Weisman's guests...
Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” García is trying to gain traction in the race to...
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