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Snowy owls and superb music this week in the mornings on Classical 91.5

I keep thinking about recent chatter on social media about the relevancy of classical music.

A Broadway Goodbye

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

There are many ways to say goodbye on Broadway.

February 2014 listings for The Metropolitan Opera Broadcast season

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

February will bring us two operas by Richard Strauss, including a performance of Der Rosenkavalier celebrating the 100th anniversary of the opera's U.S. premiere.

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The Salzburg Festival kicks off in February 2014

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

The 8-week Salzburg Festival begins this month with a Mozart Matinee and a performance by the Simon Bolivar String Quartet.

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February 2014 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

What do Rouse, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Gershwin and Tcherepnin all have in common?  Their works will all be featured this month on The New York Philharmonic Orchestra broadcasts.

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February wraps up the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra season

Mondays at 8:00 p.m.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic wraps up its broadcast season this month with two outstanding pianists:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Lang Lang.

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February 2014 listings for APM SymphonyCast

Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

In the Disney classic Bambi, Thumper says:  "Eating greens is a special treat, It makes long ears and great big feet."  Composer Steven Mackey takes a different perspective on Eating Greens in the February 7th broadcast.

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February 2014 programs on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Violinist Hilary Hahn joins conductor Osmo Vänskä and the San Francisco Symphony to kick off a new month of programs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 p.m.

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February 2014 program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

Host Michael Barone looks back at unique recital performances from the 2002 National Convention of AGO on Feburary 16.  But he starts the month off with a fanfare of the organ's trumpets.

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February 2014 Listings for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

From the Top celebrates young talent each week, but on February 23rd, you'll meet a very young chamber ensemble that will amaze!  Also, don't forget that you can get tickets to the March 19, 2014 live taping of From the Top here in Rochester at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on our website at wxxi.org/fromthetop.

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