Classical

You Missed a Spot!

Every day for 5 hours at WXXI, I play CDs.  On an average weekday, I play 22 pieces of recorded music.  A rough estimate suggests that 97% of the recordings I play are produced in a studio, with the remaining 3% are recorded live in concert.

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Music of the Baroque Holy Week St. John Passion in 91.5 FM

Sun, 03/28/2010 - 1:00pm

The chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to St. John, conducted by Nicholas Kraerner.

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Live from Hochstein on Classical 91.5

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 12:10pm

Each week you will hear performances by the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community, with programs ranging from soloists and chamber ensembles to large orchestras and choirs.

Chris Botti in Boston on WXXI-TV

Wed, 03/10/2010 - 10:00pm

Chris Botti in Boston, Part 2 features the acclaimed trumpeter performing with a once-in-a-lifetime lineup of some of today’s most popular music artists, including Sting, Steven Tyler, Josh Groban and Yo-Yo Ma.

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First Ladies of Music on Classical 91.5

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 9:00pm

Celebrate Women's History Month with this month-long series highlighting female musicians' contributions both as performers and composers.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago on Classical 91.5

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 8:00pm

Listen to the Civic Orchestra of Chicago perform works from Debussy and Respoghi.

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Classical 91.5 Morning Show: From the desert to the water

Wed, 02/03/2010 - 6:00am

Morning host Brenda Tremblay takes you on a musical journey through the desert then leads you to water.

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Oldest piece of music in history?

I'm not sure this is really what it claims to be, but it's interesting nonetheless.

 

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Artists needed for Haitian relief fundraiser

Two professors at Nazareth College are organizing a fundraiser next Wednesday, January 20th to raise money to help victims of the Haitian earthquake.   If you are a musician, actor, poet, or dancer of any age, you are invited to participate.  To get involved, email either Dr.

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New Year Resolution

Happy New Year! While zillions of people aspire to start fresh, to stop smoking, lose weight, and eat healthier foods, I resolve to eat better quality chocolate and update my blog more regularly. To that end, I offer you two items.

 

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