We just received word about the second program from the Pipedreams Live! recording here in Rochester in February 2009. It will be broadcast on WXXI-FM 91.5 on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. Here's the full rundown of what will be on the show.
The Lotte Lenya Competition is an internationally recognized theater singing competition sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music in Manhattan. The Eastman School of Music will again host one of the live regional auditions as well as the finals of the annual Lotte Lenya Competition, giving local audiences plenty of opportunities to catch the rising stars of musical theater.
Midday host Julia Figueras goes On Record to find out about a new opera production.
Mercury Opera Artistic Director Benton Hess, Olga Makarina from the Metropolitan Opera and Dinyar Vania from the New York City Opera join Julia Figueras on Wednesday, 1/13 at 1:00 p.m. to talk about the company’s newest production of La Traviata.David Bartholomew returns to direct the production, and Metropolitan opera star Olga Makarina will be making her Mercury Opera debut as Violetta.
Join retired Classical 91.5 host Mordecai Lipshutz for A Night of Smiles, December 31st beginning at 10 p.m.
[img_assist|nid=13291|title=Retired host Mordecai Lipshutz|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=100|height=75]Mordecai Lipshutz returns to Classical 91.5 and 90.3 FM with an evening of Strauss family waltzes, polkas and favorites to help ring in the New Year. Enjoy such favorites as the Blue Danube, Bonbons Waltz, Joke Polka, Emperor Walz and the Radetzky March and much more.
Retired WXXI Classical 91.5 Sunshine Show host Simon Pontin (seen here with wife Christy Simons) was awarded the Lifetime Achievement AwardPontin by the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester at their 26th Annual Arts Award Luncheon today. Lifetime Achievement Award
We are deeply saddened to share the news that Richard Gladwell passed away on Thursday morning, October 15 at 10:25. He was with his wife, granddaughter, and a dear friend, and died quietly and peacefully.
Richard was diagnosed with brain cancer in June. After surgery he was able to spend time with his extended family, including several weeks at a lake house in upstate New York. Throughout his illness he was surrounded by family and friends in his beautiful sunroom looking out on his beloved garden.
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