New York’s WQXR offers weekly opera show starting Jan. 19

By Mike Janssen

New York Public Radio will launch an opera-focused radio show Jan. 19 on WQXR, its classical station in New York City, and also make the program available nationwide. Operavore will cover opera news, preview new recordings and feature interviews with opera personalities as well as playwright Terrance McNally, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and TV and theater star Tyne Daly.

The show will be hosted by WQXR’s Naomi Lewin and will feature mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne as a weekly guest.

Operavore expands on a WQXR website and all-opera web stream of the same name that launched a year ago. It will air weekly until May 25.

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