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Metropolitan Opera
Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:00pm
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Dvořák’s lyrical fairy tale Rusalka, starring Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the cast that also includes Piotr Beczala as the Prince, Dolora Zajick as the witch Ježibaba, Emily Magee in her network broadcast debut as the Foreign Princess, and John Relyea as Rusalka’s father, the Water Gnome.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 7:00pm
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This  special examines the relevance and meaning of civil rights in the 21st century and the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and the efforts of women, other people of color, and the LGBT community to expand our traditional definitions of equality.

Tri Cities Opera : Operalogue
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:00pm
Tri Cities Opera

SEE The operalogue in person:

Saturday, February 1, 2014
Tri-Cities Opera Center
315 Clinton Street
Binghamton, NY 13905

Join Maestro Elaine Rinaldi as she unravels the twists and turns of the story and the seductive music of Mozart's Don Giovanni! Enjoy an up-close and personal preview of the show as cast members perform excerpts and answer questions about themselves and their upcoming roles.


Hear a broadcast of the Operalogue on WSKG Radio Tuesday night at 9.

The Binghamton Philharmonic
Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:00pm

Recorded January 25,2014. Featuring Sabrina Vivian on violin, this concert will showcase Piazzolla's Tangazo, Bruch's Scottish Fantasy, op. 46 and Dvorak's Symphony no. 7 D minor, op. 70.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 9:00pm
Pete Souza

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.  NPR anticipates that income inequality, immigration and education will be among the key topics included in his speech.  At this time, the Republicans have not announced who will provide the response.  We may not have details until Monday.

NPR's Robert Siegel will host. He'll be joined in the studio by White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.  We will also have analysis of the speeches from Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior Editor of National Review magazine and EJ Dionne, columnist at the Washington Post as well as NPR reporters.

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:00pm
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This one-hour documentary takes an intimate look at the high school dropout crisis through the lives of three young people from California's Central Valley. Their stories reveal what’s at stake for their future and ours.

Read more here.

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 9:00pm

Filmed in front of a live studio audience at WSKG in October 2013. David Heiss is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and principal cellist of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. Warren Jones is Principal Pianist for the exciting California-based chamber music group Camerata Pacifica. Clarinetist Alan Kay joins the duo for this show. Alan is principal clarinetist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and a founding member of the distinguished wind quintet "Windscape"See the show here.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 7:00pm

The U.S. and Mexico share deep personal, economic, geographic and cultural connections, but our understanding of Mexico is often limited by what we typically see in the media, a laundry list of stereotypes and generalizations. You probably think you know Mexico because a.) you’ve been on vacation there, b.) because we’re neighbors, or c.) you have family there. But in spite of our proximity to Mexico, it remains a mystery to many. Join host Daniel Hernandez as he introduces us to the Mexico you don’t know, using stories rich in sound, place and humanity.

Metropolitan Opera
Sat, 01/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Ken Howard/ Metropolitan Opera

Director Jeremy Sams has written new lyrics for the work, which will be performed entirely in English, and Tony Award-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane makes his Met debut with new dialogue. Adam Fischer conducts a cast of rising opera stars and Broadway performers. Susanna Phillips and Christopher Maltman star as the unhappily married Rosalinde and Eisenstein; Jane Archibald is their feisty maid, Adele; Anthony Roth Costanzo is Prince Orlofsky; Michael Fabiano is Rosalinde’s former lover, Alfred; Paulo Szot is the bumbling Dr. Falke; and Patrick Carfizzi is the prison superintendent, Frank. Broadway stars Danny Burstein and Betsy Wolfe make their network debuts as the drunken jailer, Frosch, and Adele’s sister, Ida.

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 1:30pm
Wed, 01/08/2014 - 7:00pm

WSKG radio will broadcast Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's State of the State Address live from the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on January 8 at 1:30 p.m.

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