WAMC's The Roundtable Broadcasts Live from Tanglewood

ALBANY, NY (07/08/2010)(readMedia)-- WAMC/Northeast Public Radio's flagship morning program, The Roundtable, will broadcast live from Tanglewood in Lenox, MA on Friday, July 9th between 9:00 a.m. and noon.

Host Joe Donahue, Producer Sarah LaDuke, and WAMC President Alan Chartock will be speaking with scheduled guests: BSO managing Director, Mark Volpe; Artistic Administrator of the BSO, Tony Fogg; Soprano, Layla Claire; Assistant Principal Trumpet of the BSO, Tom Siders; Director of the Tanglewood Music Center, Ellen Highstein; Musician, Arlo Guthrie; BSO Trustee, Kim Taylor; Singer and Actor, Audra McDonald; Conductor, Pianist and Composer, Michael Tilson Thomas; Founder and Conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver; Tanglewood's new caterer, Boston Gourmet.

Joe Donahue, host of The Roundtable says, "Our summer does not officially begin until we do our show from Tanglewood. We are all looking forward to seeing our old friends again and meeting such headliners as Michael Tilson Thomas, Audra McDonald and Kim Taylor. Summer at its best!"

The Roundtable blends news, arts, culture, and live music. Whether reporting the day's news, interviewing local and national authors, or chatting with fascinating people from around the corner and around the world, The Roundtable has something for everyone as it covers issues ranging from politics, arts, culture, history, the environment and everything in between.

If you missed The Roundtable interviews, they can be found at: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wamc/news.newsmain?action=section&SECTION_ID=231. Pictures of Roundtable on the Road can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wamcroundtable/

WAMC Northeast Public Radio broadcasts 24 hours a day with information and cultural programming from stations reaching parts of seven northeastern states. WAMC is an award winning producer of regionally based programming. WAMC is a member station of National Public Radio and is affiliated with Public Radio International and American Public Media. http://www.wamc.org/

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