The official album for Saturday's royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has already been released 'with absolutely no room for error.' Well, except for the part where the royal organizers fell for a classic classical music hoax.
Fred Child is host of Performance Today. He has an incredible music library, which reflects his appetite for fascinating compositions and unforgettable performances. Fred has chosen his absolute classical favorites from his library for this stream.
Sharleen Joynt is a 29-year-old coloratura soprano. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, Joynt has sung in operas by Mozart and Wolfgang Rihm and sung the role of Marie in Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment. She's currently covering a role in Strauss's Arabella at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She's known to millions, though, for her appearance as a cast member on the most recent season of ABC's reality show The Bachelor.
When he composed his Second Symphony in the early 1890s, Gustav Mahler wrestled with the Big Questions. And appropriately enough, it's a Big Piece of Music. Tune in to Carnegie Hall Live on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. to hear the Berlin Philharmonic under conductor Simon Rattle perform Mahler's Second Symphony: "Resurrection."