Spend this Memorial Day weekend listening to a showcase of local musicians, experiencing a special performance by one of the most beloved virtuosos of our time and remembering those we lost during this current crisis. Reflect, relax and remember with VPR and VPR Classical.
Saturday, May 23rd - 6-8pm on VPR
Monday, May 25th - 8-10pm on VPR
Join VPR for two hours of local performers from several different genres... including recent releases, recorded live performances and some tunes created while in COVID lockdown.
Listen Saturday, May 23rd from 6-8pm on VPR.
Sunday, May 24th - 3-5:30pm on VPR Classical
Yo-Yo ma proposed this special performance both in memory of those we have lost during the pandemic and as a tribute to those who are on the front lines. The 2.5-hour program will be performed live in the WGBH studios. Yo-Yo Ma will treat audiences to the six Bach Suites for unaccompanied cello.
Listen Sunday, May 24th from 3-5:30pm on VPR Classical.
Monday, May 25th - 12-1pm on VPR
Public radio hosts, past and present, read short eulogies of just some of the tens of thousands lost to the coronavirus pandemic in the last several months. Produced by public radio veteran producer Paul Ingles.
Listen Monday, May 25th from 12-1pm on VPR.