Sun, 12/08/2013 - 12:00pm
December 8 at 12 p.m. and December 25 at 10 a.m.
Tune in to listen to holiday favorites in this Rochester tradition.
I was totally inspired to meet and talk with Rochester home health aide Hope Dukie. She’s developed a unique personal ministry among the sickest and neediest among us. Click the sound file below ("hopefeature.mp3") to hear her talk and sing. (Our complete conversation will be available as a podcast soon at wxxi.org.)
The Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Music Director Zubin Mehta on the December 30th broadcast. (NOTE: The 12/23 program will air at 10:00 p.m. following the Music of the Baroque Christmas special at 8:00 p.m.)
The 2013-2014 season promises to be an exciting one for violinist Midori, as she embarks on the 31st year of her performing career, having come on the scene at just 11 years old. You can hear Midori on the December 13th broadcast. (NOTE: SymphonyCast will be pre-empted on December 20th to bring you a special Christmas Celtic Sojourn special.)
From the Top wraps up 2013 with a look back at alumni from previous shows and updates us on where they are now. Don't forget that you can get tickets to the March 19, 2014 live taping of From the Top here in Rochester at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on our website at wxxi.org/fromthetop.
Since completing apprenticeships with the Santa Fe Opera and the Chicago Lyric Opera, mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley has appeared in leading operatic roles from Anchorage to New York. You can hear her perform Cateloube's Chant d’Auvergne on the December 29th broadcast.