Classical

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."

Singing the Story: The Lotte Lenya Competition

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 3:30pm

Singing the Story explores the demands and rewards of the Lotte Lenya Competition as several exceptionally talented young performers wend their way through the 2013 contest, aiming to win the $15,000 First Prize.

Great Performances at the Met "Tosca"

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 1:00pm

Puccini's enduring favorite, starring an exceptional trio of singing actors in the leading roles

Let it go! It's time to celebrate women's music on WXXI-FM

Women composers’ music has never been more interesting or prolific, and you’ll hear splendid examples of it throughout the month of March.  On Classical 91.5, we'll start the day with inspired music, arts news, features, and the latest headlines.  The Mystery piece airs at 6:40.

Backstage Pass with Christopher O'Riley and Sir James Galway

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In celebration of From the Top’s show at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on March 19th, host Julia Figueras welcomes pianist and From the Top host Christopher O’Riley and flutist Sir James Galway to WXXI’s studio

March 2014 on The Metropolitan Opera Broadcast

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

All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m.  There are two Live in HD theatercasts this month.  Borodin's Princ Igor on 3/1 will start - in the theater only at 12:00 p.m., and Massenet's Werther on 3/15 will start at 1:00 p.m.

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