Classical

"Me & Ella" A Musical Valentine to the First Lady of Song

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Broadway performer (The Lion King, Once on This Island, and others);

You are the public radio champions!

Your friends at WXXI are tremendously grateful for the outpouring of support for public radio this week during our annual February membership campaign.  In a few short days, 1,326 listeners pledged more than $155,000, exceeding our goal by $5,000.  You are amazing!  Thank you!

Share the love this week on Classical 91.5

Are you watching the Winter Olympics?  Many of your friends at WXXI are watching, too, and listening for all the great music that underscores the beautiful skating.

Dancing Flute (Listen and Look)

The NPR program From the Top is coming to Rochester to tape a show on March 19th at Eastman's Kodak Hall, and I've been interviewing a few musicians with Rochester connections who have played on the show.

Local Musicians to Perform on "From the Top Rochester"

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 7:00pm

WXXI and Eastman School of Music are pleased to announce local students who will play during the From the Top Rochester performance at Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre on March 19th.

The Eastman Saxophone Project

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 1:00pm

The Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP) and director Chien-Kwan Lin join host Julia Figueras

Broadway in Love

Sat, 02/15/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In celebration of Valentine's Day, host Robert Hammond

Seth Boustead hosts Relevant Tones - celebrating today's classical creativity.

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Relevant Tones is a new weekly series that celebrates the diversity of classical composition today, with down-to-earth, engaging conversation with guest performers and composers.  Relevant Tones seeks to make contemporary music accessible to both the diehard classical music fan while attracting new listeners.  Seth Boustead hosts.

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Awards Season -- Musical Cats Edition

Grammys, Emmys, Oscars, whatever...I want someone to give awards to these cats: 


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