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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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Royal Opera House; St Leonard’s church, London
Star names Joseph Calleja and Dmitri Hvorostovsky light up an otherwise underwhelming Un ballo in maschera
From gloriously messy pop to avant-garde techno and a symphony for eight hands, the Observer’s critics pick some of the releases that didn’t get the acclaim they deserved in 2014Continue reading...
The director of the choir of King’s College, Cambridge on the annual ritual of their live Christmas Eve broadcast, that last-minute soloist - and a call for new recruits Continue reading...
Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients in England could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.
President Obama says "there is no justification" for the shooting dead of two policemen in New York, amid tension over police tactics in the city.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.
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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