Mornings, September 17 - 21

Mornings, September 17 - 21

Wake up at 6:00 a.m. for music, birdsong, arts news, and features. Hear a fringe Mystery Piece at (6:40), The Composers Datebook (7:20), and The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (8:20).

Monday, September 17

Brenda presents music of J.S. Bach, Mahler, Wagner.

Composers Datebook: Wagner gets a Ride in New York

On the Writer’s Almanac:  so much depends upon . . .

Tuesday, September 18

Music by Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Mozart

Composers Datebook: Thomson's "portrait" Concerto  

On the Writer’s Almanac:  fluffy kittens (yes, resistance is futile)

City newspaper music writer Paloma Capanna offers you a music lovers’ guide to the first ever Fringe Festival.

Wednesday, September 19

Hear works by Copland, Schubert, Haydn.

Wake with the newest CD from cellist Steven Doane and pianist Barry Snyder.

Composers Datebook: Brahms and the clarinet

Thursday, September 20

Brenda presents music by Hindemith, Berlioz, and Eric Whitacre.

If you’ve seen the movie trailer for The Impossible, you’ve heard the music of Rochester composer/singer/songwriter DM Stith.  Find out how playing around at the piano has opened doors for this talented artist.

On The Composers Datebook: Tchaikovsky in Paris

Friday, September 21

Start the morning with works by Respighi, Gershwin, Beethoven.

Composers Datebook: Stravinsky back in the USSR

It’s Fringe Fest time; you’ll meet festival chair Justin Vigdor and some of the key organizers and performers

Later on Friday . .  . WXXI-FM’s Brenda Tremblay hosts a summit meeting of two of America’s great masters in the performing arts, Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis, and highlights their ongoing collaboration marrying music and dance.   (Live call-in show on AM 1370 Connection at noon, streaming at wxxi.org.)

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Hello, Gordon

You can find my conversation with Mr. Fagan at this link. Wynton Marsalis was, unfortunately, sick that day.

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Brenda Tremblay hosts Garth Fagan

How can I hear WXXI-FM’s Brenda Tremblay hosts a summit meeting of two of America’s great masters in the performing arts, Garth Fagan played on 9/21?