In honor and celebration of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's 175th Birthday, the WKCR Classical Department will be dedicating select Classical programming exclusively to Tchaikovsky's compositions. Please join us in commemorating Tchaikovsky's birthday and his remarkable contributions to classical music by tuning in to the following programs:
- Monday May 4th -- Cereal Music from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Tune in to Out to Lunch on Tuesday May 5 to hear a live interview with Helen Merrill. She’ll play some of her favorite songs and talk about her recordings with Clifford Brown, her time in Japan, and her collaborations in the 1980’s with British pianist Gordon Beck. Join us in celebrating her illustrious sixty year career.
As promised, this week's Saturday Night At The Opera is an electrifying live performance of Giuseppe Verdi's La Forza del Destino. Recorded while the Teatro Alla Scala was on tour in Stuttgart, the performance features a legendary cast in its prime, including: Cesare Siepi; Giuseppe di Stefano; and soprano sfogato Leyla Gencer as Leonora. Stepan Atamian hosts.
Tune in this Saturday as the two-time defending champion Lions face their biggest game of the season. Columbia and Penn both finished tied atop the Lou Gehrig Division with records of 16-4. The winner of Saturday's game will host the Ivy League Championship Series next weekend. Coverage begins with Lions Countdown at 12:50 p.m. You can also listen to this week's Firing Lion,