UPDATE Friday @ 6:10pm: Columbia Baseball won the first game of the NCAA Division I Tournament. WKCR will broadcast the inevitable 3rd game (as the tournament is double-elimination) on Sunday at 12:45pm. In the condition that Columbia Baseball wins either the 2nd game or the 3rd game, the 4th game will begin at 6:45pm that same Sunday, May 31, on WKCR. More information below and all updates as they happen will be editted here.
Don't miss Gioachino Rossini's massive Guillaume Tell. Other than its beloved overture, Rossini's final score is a monumental achievement that places extraordinary demands on every part of an opera house. This week's recording is a 2010 live performance of the original French edition with Antonio Pappano leading the orchestra and chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia. The cast features Gerald Finley in the...
Thursday's Afternoon Classical will be dedicated exclusively to the renowned German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, in celebration of his birthday. Born on May 28, 1925 in Berlin, Germany, the late Fischer-Dieskau would have turned 90 on this day. An incredibly talented, versatile performer, Fischer-Dieskau brought his clear and iconic sound to a wide range of operas, lieder, oratorios, song cycles, and more in a myriad of languages and styles. We will listen to some of his greatest
Tune in Wednesday evening from 6-9 PM to hear this week's edition of the Musician's Show, where we will be joined by multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard. Since he embarked on his solo recording career with his eponymous Columbia Records album in 1991, the New Orleans-born and -based artist has traveled many paths musically, including delivering adventurous and provocative acoustic jazz outings of original material,
We previously announced that the Marcus Belgrave Memorial Broadcast would be on May 25. We are now moving it to Tuesday, May 26. We will be continuing Big Band Sounds through Memorial Day, May 25. We apologize for the inconvience.
In remembrance of the great Marcus Belgrave who passed away today, May 24, WKCR is dedicating our jazz programming to the music of the trumpet legend Marcus Belgrave on May 26. We do this in both memory and celebration