Tonight, host J. Michael Harrison features the tale of Two Dannys and a Francesca. It's an interview with painter Danny Simmons during the 11 pm hour, and then a conversation with jazz pianist Daniel Kramer and singer Francesca Gershwin, grand-niece of George Gershwin. Listen in on a live performance and a chat.
Music for Youth's inaugural competition for piano, violin, and voice is called "You Got Rhythm," and is dedicated to the memory of George Gershwin on the 75th anniversary of his death. Take a backstage look at the competition with Jill Pasternak's guests including Victoria Kogan - the founder of Music for Youth, International Opera Theater's Karen Saillant, Russian pianist Daniel Kramer, virtuoso pianist Susan Starr, and Francesca Gershwin, the grand-niece of George Gershwin.