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December 2014 Listings for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

On December 21st, tune in for a four cello arrangement of the score for one of Hiyao Miyazaki's finest films, arranged by a young artist on the program. This month also includes performances from University of Connecticut, The Peace Center in Greenville, and from the home studio of From the Top.

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December 2014 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with Handel's Messiah as well as opera's from Richard Strauss and Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss performed by our countries oldest orchestra.

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A Stage Notes Thanksgiving

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

As we prepare for Thanksgiving, host Robert Hammond cooks up a Stage Notes stuffed

PROGRAM CHANGE 11/15

Due to a computer problem last weekend the opera that was to air on Nov 15 aired instead on Nov 8.  Therefore, this Saturday, Nov 15 WXXI-FM will broadcast the Caramoor presentation of Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia that was missed on Nov. 8.  We apologize for this technical mishap.

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Broadway's Best Shows Part Two

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A list of musicals that changed Broadway will most certainly include Oklahoma and Company,

Sharp Ears with Christopher Wilke

In the Sharp Ears series, Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists, composers, and recordings most worth your time.  Your Sharp Ears guide to listening is lutenist Chris Wilke.

Sharp Ears with Michael Barone

Michael Barone, the host and senior executive producer of the national radio show Pipedreams, visited Rochester, New York and talked with WXXI’s Brenda Tremblay about some of his favorite recordings.

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 12:00pm

Commissioned by Mike and Kay McCarthy and brilliantly executed by composer Carol Barnett and librettist Marisha Chamberlain

Sharp Ears with Adam Luebcke

In the Sharp Ears series, Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time.  Your Sharp Ears guide to listening in these podcast is Adam Luebcke (pronounced “LOOB-key”), Associate Professor of Vocal Music & Conducting and the Director of Choral Activities at Houghton College.  

A Broadway Review!

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for a Broadway review

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