Willesden Lane Mother's Day Special

Willesden Lane Mother's Day Special

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 1:00pm

Pictured: Mona Golabek

Based on her book, The Children of Willesden Lane, Willesden Lane Mother’s Day Special, tells the story of Mona Golabek’s own mother, a Jewish teenager living in Vienna just before the start of WWII who holds on to her music and her dreams to survive one of the darkest periods in world history. Willesden Lane Mother’s Day Special airs Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. on Classical 95.1.

Told through Ms. Golabek’s own words and performances, Willesden Lane features a selection of classical music favorites, including Clair de Lune, the Moonlight Sonata, the Grieg Piano Concerto and many others. Joining Ms. Golabek are her special guests, the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra.