After tremendous response from listeners across Rochester and the United States, Song of America with host Thomas Hampson, returns to public radio for an encore presentation of the 13-part series, on September 23rd.
9/23 American Characters Songs about real and fictional characters in American history, including poets, preachers, and a president. The program introduces topics heard throughout the series.
9/30 Stephen Foster "Stephen Foster's music is the trunk of the tree of American song, sturdy with songs we love to sing," says Thomas Hampson. In this program we explore Foster's music, the varied artistic roots he drew from, and the musical branches that grew from his work.