Renee Fleming

Airs Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us as Carnegie Hall Live launches a brand new season of concerts beginning with and Opening Night Gala concert featuring the San Francisco Symphony and superstar soloists Renée Fleming and Audra McDonald, led by Michael Tilson Thomas. They will be featured in Gershwin's "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess along with broadway selections from She Loves Me, South Pacific, and other favorites. Also on the concert we'll hear the Aria from Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 by Villa-Lobos, Gershwin's Cuban Overture, the Mephisto Waltz No.

Grand Teton Music Festival
Grand Teton Music Festival / Grand Teton Music Festival

Airs Monday, February 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for another concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival with Music Director Donald Runnicles who is joined by cellist Johannes Moser in the Cello Concerto by Shostakovich. Then guest conductor Edo de Waart is joined by Renée Fleming for The Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss.

Jack Mitchell / WFMT Press Photo

Airs Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 3 p.m. One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-American artists were only just beginning to achieve major recognition in the operatic world. Price, who turns 90 in February, is celebrated by Roger Pines, broadcast commentator for Lyric Opera of Chicago, in a tribute covering her life and career in depth.

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Airs Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. Music holds a special meaning. Sometimes it marks a momentous time in one’s life, or recalls a deep-seated emotion that stirs us to our core. And sometimes it changes our lives in a profound way. The WFMT Radio Network has invited eight individuals from different walks of life to describe something they all have in common: the profound value classical music has had for them.

Kristian Schuller
Kristian Schuller / Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 12 noon. The 2016-17 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season concludes as soprano Renée Fleming sings her final performance of one of her signature roles, the Marschallin, in the Met’s new production of Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.

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