A spring tonic for a return to base, and along the way, a glimpse into the prescient genius of George Carlin.
Some of our recent programs:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, and summer’s lease hath all too short a date. Sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines and often is his gold complexion dimmed.
A sampling of Helen Merrill, Jimmy Scott, Angèle Dubeau, Lang Lang and Jeff Buckley with a 5000 year-old vignette of Babylon.
A selection of pieces sure to please plus a 100th-year birthday tribute to Hawaiian musician Gabby Pahinui.
A sure sign of spring and other good news.
The woman we all know and the story we are never told.
The music of spring to welcome the return of vibrant, verdant, new life to the northern hemisphere.
A sampling of Aaron Copeland’s music written for Martha Graham’s ballet, which she named Appalachian Spring, and a host of others celebrating the arrival of spring.
A moving portrait of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elis Regina, and Helo Pinheira, the Girl from Ipanema.
An exploration of the finest celebration of spring, Aguas de Março, and the unparalleled artistry of Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Chinese composer Tan Dun leads off this week’s program with a sampling from his soundtrack to the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. And also a little tango from the French group L’Armenonville.