Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories.
In this series from WXXI, musicians offer access to their inner lives as listeners. Enjoy a short conversation with leading dramatic soprano Christine Goerke, who earned high praise for her starring role in the opera Ariadne in Naxos this summer at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown.
On July 2nd, 2009, the StoryCorps Oral History project opened its mobile recording booth at Rundel Library, as part of the City of Rochesterâ€™s 175th Anniversary Celebration. For the next month, over two hundred Rochesterians recorded their stories, and weâ€™ve hearing them over the last year during Morning Edition/All Things Considered.
Itâ€™s Thursday, the day we hear stories that were recorded here in Rochester last summer by StoryCorps, the national oral history project. Today we hear from Anthony Venturo and his son Michael. Their visit to the mobile recording booth gave Anthony the chance to about what it was like to grow up during World War Two.