Giving Thanks 2015:
A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude
Hosted by John Birge
Thanksgiving Day at noon
A special program with music and stories for a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of Thanksgiving. Special guests include Christopher Kimball, host of public TV's America's Test Kitchen, world famous concert pianist Stephen Hough, Patrick Stewart with autumn poems, and Charles Laughton, who will tell a story about giving thanks for Art that connects us all to the creative spirit.
In My Humble Opinion
with David Patrick Stearns
Thursday at 5 pm, Saturday at 8 pm (R)
Thursday at 8 pm Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Ballet Suite; Stravinsky: Petrushka Ballet.
Cadenza with David Osenberg
Thursday at 10 pm, Saturday at 7 am
Classical musicians in conversation.
In A Broadway Minute
with Howard Shapiro
Friday at 8 am, Saturday at 10 am This weekend Howard reviews the new Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE, about the way the government treated Japanese Americans during World War Two.
Friday Noon Time Concert
Hosted by Diane Guvenis
Noon Concert from the Strings Music Festival, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Mozart: Posthorn Serenade.
Picture Perfect with Ross Amico
Friday at 6 pm, Saturday at 6 am In anticipation of the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the beginning of a multi-week survey of scores from previous installments in the series.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Friday at 8 pm Mitsuko Uchida, conductor and pianist. Mozart: Adagio in B minor; Piano Concerto No. 19; Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, Trout.
Distant Mirror with Allan Kelly
Friday at 10 pm, Sunday at 6 am
Medieval chant performed by Anonymous 4.
with Dr. Lewis Baratz
Friday at 11 pm; Monday at 2 pm