Artist Bio

Fred Child, Encounter leader

Fred Child is the host of the American Public Media® radio program Performance Today®, the most listened-to classical music radio show in America. Child is also the commentator and announcer for Live from Lincoln Center on PBS, the only live performing arts series on television. He was cohost of Carnegie Live, a three-year series of national broadcasts from America’s premier concert venue, and has hosted numerous other live national broadcasts, including significant events from New York, Los Angeles, London, and Boston, as well as the Aspen Music Festival. Fred Child also hosted NPR’s Creators at Carnegie, a program with wide-ranging performers in concert, and was previously Music Director and Director of Cultural Programming at WNYC in New York.

Fred Child leads Encounter Lecture V (August 1)

Music@Menlo Debut

2017–2018 Music@Menlo Appearances