Classical Music with Brenda Tremblay

Brenda TremblayBrenda Tremblay is the host and producer of
Classical 91.5 FM on weekday mornings. She also
produces and hosts the RPO radio concerts and other
local productions, and works with the Center for Public
Affairs
to create arts and cultural coverage.

Read Brenda's full bio

When and where to tune in

Tune in to Classical 91.5 FM on weekday mornings from 6 to 10am.
(the daily Mystery Piece airs at 6:40am, the Composers' Datebook at 7:20am, and the Writer's Almanac at 8:20am.)

You can also Listen Live online to the Classical 91.5 audio stream.
Daily Playlists are available from our Classical Music hosts.  

Recently on my blog

from Brenda Tremblay, posted: 09/17/2014 - 9:33am

In WXXI Sharp Ears series, Rochester musicians are sharing  recordings they think we’ll like and talking about special things they listen for.  I learned a great deal from Sylvie Beaudette, an Assistant Professor of Chamber Music and accompanying at the Eastman School of Music. I know that you will enjoy hearing from her, too.

from Brenda Tremblay, posted: 09/09/2014 - 8:53am

In this series from WXXI, musicians offer access to their inner lives as listeners.  Enjoy a short conversation with leading dramatic soprano Christine Goerke, who earned high praise for her starring role in the opera Ariadne  in Naxos this summer at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown. 


from Brenda Tremblay, posted: 09/01/2014 - 10:58am

In this series from WXXI, Rochester musicians offer you a guide to listening. As many students and teachers are headed back to school, we turn our attention to the important listening that goes on in classrooms.  The guest is music teacher Laurence Tallman, who says both teachers and students have had a profound impact on him.

from Brenda Tremblay, posted: 08/26/2014 - 10:24am

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, you’re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention.  The guest in today's podcast is oboist Terry Fonda Smith.  Terry plays principal oboe in the Penfield Symphony, and teaches oboe at Hochstein and privately.

from Brenda Tremblay, posted: 08/20/2014 - 6:49am

Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time in this series.  One of the busiest musicians is Paul Shewan, a Professor at Roberts Wesleyan College where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and the Orchestra.

 

More Recent Highlights

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:00am
WXXI Classical Hosts will be taking listeners on a musical journey on September 27th, World Tourism Day... Click through to see where we've been so far.
Friday, January 4, 2013 - 8:40am
Violinist Carol Rodland talks with Classical 91.5's Brenda Tremblay about how Pilates makes her a stronger musician.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 6:00am
Classical 91.5 has designated July 19th "WXXI Goes to the Movies" day!
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