Comedian Bo Burnham’s Musical Poetry; Jenny Hval Plays Live; City Opera

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Jenny Hval performs in the Soundcheck studio.

In this episide: Bo Burnham is a comedian, songwriter and actor who rose to fame via YouTube. His work has since been featured on Comedy Central and MTV. He joins us with a new book of funny, musical poetry called Egghead.

Plus: Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval joins us to play songs from her album Innocence Is Kinky.

And:New York City Opera announced this week that it is filing for bankruptcy and effectively closing its doors. We get a reflection from Fred Plotkin of WQXR’s Operavore blog.