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11:00am

Thu May 21, 2015
Carnegie Hall Live

Carnegie hall Live! Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night Gala

Airs Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m. Join us for Carnegie Hall Live featuring the Berliner Philharmoniker with guest violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as they perform the Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch along with the Symphonic Dances of Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky's Closing Scenes from The Firebird. Sir Simon Rattle conducts and Deborah Voight will be the guest host.

11:00am

Mon May 18, 2015
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, May 18, at 11 a.m. On this week's broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in one of Gustav Mahler's most personal musical statements, his Symphony No. 9 in D major, full of farewells and transitions while grasping strongly at life and accepting mortality. Also on the program La Mer by Claude Debussy.

6:00pm

Sun May 17, 2015
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: The World Should Bet on America

Airs Sunday, May 17, at 6 p.m. America owes $6 trillion to China, the War on Terror has stripped us of the moral high ground, and our middle class is no longer the world’s most affluent. Yes, times are tough, but America is recovering from the Great Recession faster than almost any other advanced country, an energy boom could add billions to the GDP, and our military strength and geopolitical advantages remain unrivaled. Are our best days behind us, or should the world still bet on America?

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12:00pm

Sat May 16, 2015
Lyric Opera Of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Mozart's Don Giovanni

Airs Saturday, May 16, at 12 noon. The first production in this year's season from the Lyric Opera of Chicago features Mozart's Don Giovanni with Mariusz Kwiecien as Don Giovanni; Marina Rebeka as Donna Anna; Ana María Martínez as Donna Elvira; and Kyle Ketelsen as Leporello. Also in this production are Antonio Poli as Don Ottavio; Andrea Silvestrelli as Il Commendatore; Andriana Chuchman as Zerlina; and Michael Sumuel as Masetto. Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

11:00am

Sat May 16, 2015
Carnegie Hall Live

Carnegie Hall Live! Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night Gala

Airs Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m. Join us for Carnegie Hall Live featuring the Berliner Philharmoniker with guest violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as they perform the Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch along with the Symphonic Dances of Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky's Closing Scenes from The Firebird. Sir Simon Rattle conducts and Deborah Voight will be the guest host.

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