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The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 8:00pm

The 2014-2015 Philharmonic season features Music Director Ward Stare in his first Rochester performances.

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Stage Notes Welcomes Michael Feinstein

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy award nominee Michael Feinstein

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Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons Inaugural Concert

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:00pm

Last September’s gala event celebrating the start of Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons’ tenure

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Minnesota Orchestra’s Cuba Tour

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:00pm

Led by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, the Minnesota Orchestra performs live in Havana.

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This Women's World

A few years ago, pianist and professor Sylvie Beaudette conducted an experiment.

In her music history class at Eastman, she played pieces by male and female composers from each major era side by side without revealing the composers' gender. She paired an opera excerpt by Monteverdi with a cantata excerpt by Francesca Caccini. She compared music of Couperin (a man) with that of Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (a woman). She contrasted a German lied by Robert Schumann with Josephine Lang's, and she paired chamber music by Ernest Bloch with a piece by Rebecca Clarke.

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And the Nominees Are...

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The 69th Tony Award nominations have been announced.

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May 2015 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Born in Vienna in 1871, Alexander Zemlinsky had a friend and supporter in Johannes Brahms.  Hear Zemlinsky's large-scale symphonic poem Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid) on the May 10th (Mother's Day) broadcast.

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May 2015 Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts

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

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts wrap up this month, but opera continues year-round, with the Lyric Opera of Chicago beginning May 16th. 

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May 2015 listings for APM SymphonyCast

Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

You'll hear influences of Couperin and Respighi's interpretation of bird song with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on the May 22nd broadcast of APM Symphonycast.

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May 2015 programs for Song Travels with Michael Feinstein

Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.

Join host Michael Feinstein this month on Song Travels for a variety of original music and interesting conversation with guests: Emily King, Jitterbug Vipers, Kate Edmonson, Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Madeline Peyroux. 

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