January 2014 listings for the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Sundays at 2 p.m.

You'll be taken away by Lemminkäinen and the legends of the Kalevala on January 26th broadcast from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year and all good wishes to you

On Wednesday, December 25th, it's my pleasure to present WXXI’s annual Christmas morning special from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. 

I inherited the privilege from my late colleague and friend Richard Gladwell, who for decades, poured himself into crafting a beautiful playlist every Christmas morning. He was such an inspiration! 

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: Richard Tucker at 100: An Opera Celebration

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 9:00pm

Celebrate Richard Tucker’s centennial with star-studded operatic performances at this year’s gala. 

GREAT PERFORMANCES: From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2014

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 8:00pm

Continue the tradition of ringing in New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic Gala With Yo-Yo Ma

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 8:00pm

Ring in 2014 with the New York Philharmonic’s gala concert with guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

A Broadway Holiday

Sat, 12/21/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

It's the most wonderful time of the year,


Sun, 12/15/2013 - 3:30pm

Experience the beauty, romance and power of musical masterpieces in this auditory joyride. 

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages

Sat, 12/14/2013 - 8:00pm

Celebrate the sound of Pavarotti, the tenor who extended his presence far beyond Italian opera. 

Mornings this week on Classical 91.5

The holidays can feel like one giant To Do List, so I'm truly grateful for the calm beauty of music first thing in the morning, aren't you?

A Holiday Stage Notes with Johnny Mathis

Sat, 12/14/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!