In celebration of the Advent and Christmas season, three of this month's broadcasts feature holiday favorites and celebratory pieces. But to start the month, we travel to warm and sunny San Diego to prepare for the birthday of the organ in Balboa Park.
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.
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.
Michael Barone, the host and senior executive producer of the national radio show Pipedreams, visited Rochester, New York and talked with WXXIâ€™s Brenda Tremblay about some of his favorite recordings.
In the Sharp Ears series, Rochesterâ€™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 â€śLOOB-keyâ€ť), Associate Professor of Vocal Music & Conducting and the Director of Choral Activities at Houghton College.