The San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's Otello.
Great Performances "Renee Fleming & Dmitri Hvorstovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg" on WXXI-TV
Here’s another old LP cover. I had never heard of Eddie Peabody, but a little online research revealed plenty.
A wiry 90-year old man steps to a microphone in front of 9,000 people. He explains that he doesn’t have much of a voice left, but he’ll provide the lyrics so everyone can sing. Then he starts playing the guitar and reciting from the Book of Ecclesiastes. He tries to sing a bit anyway. It comes out wobbly. His breath fails.
Spend Saturday afternoon with the Los Angeles Opera as the company presents Wagner's epic music drama.
Music legend and Rochester native Mitch Miller is dead at the age of 99. Miller's daughter says he died after a short illness.