Mornings from January 23th - 27th

Mornings from January 23th - 27th

Weekdays from 6am to 9am

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It’s Dance Week! WXXI’s daily mystery piece at 6:40 a.m. offers you the chance to test your knowledge of waltzes, ballets, and pagan rituals.  Plus...

Monday, January 23

 Chavez goes native on the Composer’s Datebook

Performances from Eastman artists Carol Rodland and Paul O’Dette

Wake to music by Palestrina, Vivaldi, and Korngold

A Renaissance tune set in a new, dream‐like environment

Tuesday, January 24

 "The Whale" swims through the Composer’s Datebook

Pieces by Debussy, Mozart, and Grieg

Ruth Swenson sings Bellini

Wednesday, January 25

Dazzling performances from Wynton Marsalis, James Galway, and Kate Royal

“Post-traumatic Strauss” on the Composer’s Datebook

Percy Grainger’s joyful bunch of wildflowers, A Lincolnshire Posy

Thursday, January 26

Argento in Italy (Composer’s Datebook)

Peggy Stuart Coolidge’s 1970s ecological evocation, Blue Planet

Hypnotic music inspired by the view from an Arabian palace, the Alhambra.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Arild Remmereit previews the upcoming Viennese New Year concerts and Mahler’s Fourth Symphony

Friday, January 27

Creston's Saxophone Concerto  (Composer’s Datebook)

Pieces charged with momentum by Respighi, Johann Strauss II, and Philip Lane