Backstage Buzz will
air on Sunday
Sunday, 20 February 2011
The next guests on Backstage Buzz on WPKN
89.5 FM will be guest co-host Joseph Kochiss and the Albert family.
Backstage Buzz is hosted by Dolly Curtis of
Easton and Leo Meyer.
The show airs on WPKN at 10 p.m. on the third
Sunday of each month.
The Albert family has four children, all of
whom sing with the Metropolitan Opera Childrenâs
They are Lucy, 16, Mary, 14, John, 11, and
Jane, 9. They have performed in LaBoheme, Tosca, The Little Prince,
Carmen, Turandot, Sweeney Todd, and Hansel and Gretel, among
Their âopera mom,â
Erynn Albert, takes them to and from late-night rehearsals in
New York City and homeschools them during the day. Their father,
Michael Albert, an artist, just had a show in Fairfield and will
have a show and childrenâs workshop at the
Easton Public Library in the future.
Ms. Curtis and Mr. Meyer are adding Joseph
Kochiss to the mix Sunday for his expertise in opera history.
The hosts will be talking to the children about the operas they
have learned and performed, and about their current auditions
and performances. Mr. Kochiss is an artist, musician, author,
and composer of childrenâs music and plays,
and has been a public school teacher for 32 years in the Stratford
Listeners may tune in at 10 p.m. to 89.5 FM,
or visit www.wpkn.org to listen live on the Internet. Shows are
also archived on www.backstagebuzz.org.
The program is engineered by David Schwartz
and is made possible by WPKN, a listener-supported public radio