New Year’s Eve Harmony on My Place

Joel Najman’s My Place program is "A New Year’s Eve Vocal Group Harmony Celebration" featuring a variety of memorable doo-wop and group harmony favorites from the Rock & Roll era’s first golden period. Memorable recordings by the Penguins, Ravens, Spaniels and other legendary vocal groups are among the selections featured.

Politics Takes a Holiday

Help us ring in 2012 by making fun of 2011 with The Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony called "Politics Takes a Holiday!"

Die Fledermaus

We celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II – a performance of January 20, 1951 – with Patrice Munsel, Rise Stevens, and Richard Tucker – conducted by Eugene Ormandy. Listen Saturday at 1:00pm.

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance had its world premiere on New Year’s Eve 1879 in New York City; we celebrate by hearing music from vintage recordings of this irresistible Gilbert & Sullivan opera. Listen Saturday at 12:00pm.

Slayton: Still Working

To conclude our encore presentation of last summer’s joint project with the Billings Farm and Museum on Vermont’s General Stores, commentator Tom Slayton looks at their survival – and their relevance – in today’s Vermont.