In Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera, Eric Owens is the knight on a quest of love, Susanna Phillips is his lover on the other side of the sea, and Tamara Mumford is the pilgrim who brings messages back and forth.
Marilyn Cooley is the mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. She came to WETA in 1985 after serving as music announcer at WGUC in Cincinnati, and later as announcer and music director at Baltimore station WBJC.
Mozart died 225 years ago today. He was only 35. The cause of Mozart’s death is a medical question that has endured as long as his music. University of Michigan medical historian and PBS contributor Dr. Howard Markel sat down with us today to help unwind the medical mystery.
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.