Classical

Howard Hanson's vision of a musical America

Howard Hanson would have loved NPR's From the Top. 

He was a passionate educator.

In 1996, musicians all over the world paid tribute to Howard Hanson in celebration of his 100th birth anniversary. 

But whether he’s more important as an educator or as a composer is still up in the air.

"Once" the Power of Music to Connect All of Us

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Evan Harrington,

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”

Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelly had faith that love and reason would make life ever more perfect.  I have faith that spring IS coming and that great music and poetry will soothe our dark thoughts in this endless winter. There is so much to look forward to! Here's a taste of what's coming to you in the morning from Classical 91.5 FM this week . . .

Great Women of The Great White Way

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In recognition of Women’s History Month, join host Robert Hammond

Great Women of The Great White Way

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In recognition of Women’s History Month, join host Robert Hammond

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Retired Classical 91.5 host Mordecai Lipshutz passes away

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:00pm

Fans and friends are invited to celebrate his life at ARTISANworks on Sunday from 1-3 p.m.

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You can't take a goldfish for walks

Click on the link below to hear conductor Ed Schell explain how his singers came to grips with their feelings about a classic song.

Donate a used instrument at "From the Top" Rochester

Share the joy of music by participating in our instrument drive.

WXXI and Eastman School of Music host an instrument drive at the From the Top Rochester taping.

The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:00pm

In the rarefied world of concert violinists, it is simply known as "The Indianapolis."

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