Jean-Georges Vongerichten demonstrates his command of simple, flavorful combinations by creating new dishes inspired by the Korean pantry.
Arts and Culture
Monday, November 21
Music by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Franz Waxman
Brenda talks with Mona Seghatoleslami, WXXI-FM’s new afternoon host. (Hear a podcast of their interview at wxxi.org)
Tuesday, November 22
Jamie Bernstein talks in depth about her father, Leonard Bernstein, and the impact he had on her. Additionally, she discusses EL SISTEMA USA! -- a new film documentary about the power of music to create social transformation.
You’re invited to start the day with lively classical music, a mystery piece, and bird song. Composers Datebook airs at 7:20, Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, features around 8:35 a.m.
The Rochester Oratorio Society announced a commission this week in celebration of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and other milestones. The ROS will commission composer Glenn McClure to write a piece including texts, instruments and musical resources from Ghana, West Africa, and Western New York.
During this poignant edition of Stage Notes, host Robert Hammond and his guest Cullen R. Titmas (Tony in the Broadway tour of Billy Elliot the Musical) will explore many of the important themes Billy Elliot the Musical brings to life, including being who you are, expressing yourself, the importance of family and community, overcoming obstacles, bullying, and following dreams.