Music

Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders

Fri, 09/03/2010 - 9:00pm

Global reporting team tracks down incredible performances, amazing musicians, and irresistible grooves.

AMERICAN MASTERS "Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built"

Fri, 09/03/2010 - 7:00pm

For the last half-century, Ahmet Ertegun was hip-deep in R&B and rock 'n' roll. Follows his remarkable career and its impact on the evolution of popular musical.

Strum Fun

Here’s another old LP cover. I had never heard of Eddie Peabody, but a little online research revealed plenty.

Turn, Turn, Turn

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.

The San Francisco Opera

Sat, 08/28/2010 - 1:00pm

The San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's Otello.

Backstage Pass with the Amazing Athaydes

Wed, 08/25/2010 - 1:00pm

WXXI is proud to welcome Juliana Athaydes.

Los Angeles Opera presents Gotterdammerung

Sat, 08/14/2010 - 1:00pm

Spend Saturday afternoon with the Los Angeles Opera as the company presents Wagner's epic music drama.