The Letter

As the year comes to a close, WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers the letter –in this edition of Fishko Files…


For more from the speakers in this edition of Fishko Files...

  • Simon Garfield's book, To the Letter, is available on Amazon.
  • Fred Plotkin is one of America's foremost experts on opera. He can be heard regularly on WQXR.






The Shop Around the Corner


Renee Fleming - Eugene Onegin - Letter Scene (part 1)



Listen below to Mozart's "Duettino Sull'Aria" from The Marriage of Figaro.

(the Mozart duet appears in a scene form the film The Shawshank Redeption,1994) 

Singers in this version: Gundula Janowitz (The Countess) and Edith Mathis (Susanna)


WNYC Production Credits

Associate Producer: Laura Mayer

Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister

WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann