The Roundtable To Broadcast Live From SPAC

WAMC is proud to present a special edition of The Roundtable with a live broadcast from the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Thursday, August 8th from 9 A.M. to noon.

“We always love to visit SPAC. It’s an amazing organization and we treasure our relationship with them and besides that – it’s always fun,” says Alan Chartock.

Hosted by The Roundtable’s Joe Donahue, and WAMC’s President and CEO, Dr. Alan Chartock, Thursday’s program will focus on SPAC’s Philadelphia Orchestra season and will also pay tribute to the 150th Anniversary of the Saratoga Race Course.  According to Donahue, “It’s an honor to be a part of the Saratoga 150 Celebration in any way, shape, or form and to celebrate SPAC, the track, and a special night at the orchestra.”

Guests will include: President and Executive Director of SPAC, Marcia White; opening night conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Maestro Stéphane Denève; Grammy Award winning Composer Richard Danielpour; Saratoga 150 Committee Chairman, Charles Wait; Violinist and Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra, David Kim; Narrator of “A Bernstein Extravaganza” at SPAC on August 9th, Jamie Bernstein; Angelo Mazzone and Zak Pelaccio of The Saratoga Wine & Food Festival and Concours d'Elegance; The Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College; Caffé Lena; Yaddo and more.

The Roundtable airs from 9 A.M. to noon ET on all WAMC Northeast Public Radio frequencies and streams live at  

WAMC will also live-tweet the broadcast and will post photos at  Photos will also be posted on WAMC’s Facebook page,

The Roundtable blends news, arts, culture, and 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. For more information about The Roundtable go to: