Itâ€™s a daily joy to offer you the best recordings from the WXXI library from 6 to 10am, with arts news from Rochesterâ€™s rich cultural calendar, updates from NPR, the Mystery Piece at 6:40am, the Composers' Datebook at 7:20am, and the Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor at 8:20am.ï»¿ Hereâ€™s a look at whatâ€™s coming up in the next few weeks:
When Elizabeth Guaragna walks into a music agency and applies for a job, sheâ€™s stormed what she thinks is an enemy encampment. She accepts a position working closely for a man sheâ€™s been raised to despise, famed music impresario Alfred Rossiter, all the while barely understanding herself, her motives, or the reasons why she lies about her name and background.
Youâ€™ve probably heard the news. In a comprehensive front page story published in Sundayâ€™s Democrat and Chronicle, Stuart Low reported the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra may be facing an operating shortfall in excess of $700,000.
I went to Wegmans the other day, and lo, itâ€™s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Have you seen the plastic bags of Halloween candy stacked up like sandbags? Thanksgiving decorations spilling out of displays? Really? So soon?
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