10 minutes with … Sir Gilbert Levine

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(RNS) Sir Gilbert Levine, whose conducting career has spanned the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic and the Dresden Staatskapelle, was a Jew from Brooklyn who had only recently met a Catholic priest when he first met the late Pope John Paul II. Their improbable friendship, told in Levine’s recent book, “The Pope’s Maestro,” began in […]

  • Jan Kay

    The rebroadcast tonight of the conversation of Sir Gilbert Levine with Pope John Paul II, was absolutely terrific. We are so thankful to have had a chance to have heard it tonight, given we did not have access to the original conversation with Phil Ponce.

    Thank you. We are very regular listeners of Chicago Tonight and appreciate Phil Ponce as well as the others who contribute to the broadcasts each week.

    Jan Kay