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Hear Truman Capote narrate his own short story, A Christmas Memory, published originally in Mademoiselle Magazine in 1956. In it, the author tells a largely autobiographical tale (or memory) of being seven years old in rural America at Christmastime more...
YouTube sensation and popular choral composer Eric Whitacre presents a program of his own works. In this one-hour broadcast, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse, describing the often colorful backstory of how each piece came to be. more...
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...
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Wigmore Hall, London
The last performance by the much admired early-music vocal group was always going to be an emotional occasion Continue reading...
Royal Opera House; St Leonard’s church, London
Star names Joseph Calleja and Dmitri Hvorostovsky light up an otherwise underwhelming Un ballo in maschera
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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Christmas in Harvard Square
Sharon Isbin: 5 Classic Albums
Warner Classics 0825646243648 (5 CDs)
Lux de caelo
Harmonia Mundi HMU-907615
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Music for Advent