Classical

October 2014 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Mahler's first symphony and selections from Wagner's Götterdämmerung are featured on 10/2. Other highlights from the month include works by Strauss, Ives, and plenty of Mozart.

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Sharp Ears with Jeff Tyzik

In the Sharp Ears series from WXXI, Rochester musicians are sharing tips on listening. We’ll hear from Jeff Tyzik, who recently celebrated his 20th season as Principal Pops Conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Hello! Meet David Larsen Star of 'The Book of Mormon'

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From the creators of South Park, and winner of nine Tony Awards, including best musical,

Jukebox Broadway

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A musical that uses preexisting songs to further the plot rather than ones written specifically for a show is a jukebox musical, and it is not something new to musical theatre.

Sharp Ears with Sylvie Beaudette

In WXXI Sharp Ears series, Rochester musicians are sharing  recordings they think we’ll like and talking about special things they listen for.  I learned a great deal from Sylvie Beaudette, an Assistant Professor of Chamber Music and accompanying at the Eastman School of Music. I know that you will enjoy hearing from her, too.

Live from Hochstein: A Cup of Good Cheer, with Madrigalia

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Celebrate the holidays in style, with beautiful choral music sung by Madrigalia, led by Cary Ratcliffe.

Live from Hochstein: Holiday Horns with the Eastman Horn Choir

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:10pm - 11:00pm

Festive musical fun with horn players from the Eastman School of Music, led by Peter Kurau.

Live from Hochstein: Richard Strauss, 150th Birthday Tribute

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:10pm - 11:00pm

Violinist Tigran Vardanyan and pianist Doleen Hood play lyrical music by Richard Strauss, including his sonata for violin and piano.

Live from Hochstein: Ithaca Flute Duo

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

The Ithaca Flute Duo plays music written and arranged by female flutists: Jeanne Baxtresser, Jasmine Choi, Elizabeth Shuhan, Katherine Hoover, and Nicole Chamberlain.

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