Airs Monday, January 2 at 8:00 p.m. A hair stylist recalls accompanying his father on hunting expeditions in Alabama, a young journalist carefully sets the stage to make her first time memorable, and best-selling novelist Walter Mosley cares for his ailing mother. Hosted by noted comic and storyteller Mike Birbigla, and Jay Allison.
Airs Monday, January 2 at 11:00 a.m. Concertos From Zimmerman’s Coffeehouse Jeannette Sorrell, directing from the harpsichord Telemann: Concerto Polonois in G Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins in a minor J.S. Bach: Concerto in d minor for harpsichord with Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord J.S. Bach Concerto in d minor for Two Violins David Greenberg & Emlyn Ngai, violins Telemann: Ouverture-Suite in in g minor, selections Telemann: Finale from “Grillen-Sinfonie”
Airs Sunday, January 1 at 10:00 a.m. The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented by NPR Music and WGBH, Boston.
A repeat of this Live Broadcast aired Monday, January 2 at 1:00 p.m..
Airs Saturday, December 31 at 7:00 p.m. Count down, sing along, and dance to live music all night long. Travel from coast to coast with four celebrations of midnight from time zone to time zone. It's the perfect holiday special for any New Year's party.
Highlights include Julian Lage Trio LIVE from Boston, a Billy Taylor Tribute from DC, Wynton Marsalis LIVE from NYC , from the Detroit Jazz Festival - Sing the Truth, Junior Mance Quintet from Denver, and the Billy Childs Quartet LIVE from LA .