Classical

June 2013 on Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

The June 30th program from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival features a composition by Oliver Knussen, his Songs for Sue from Requiem.   It's a piece written in memory of his wife, who died in 2003, and sets four poems for soprano and 15-piece ensemble. 

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June 2013 program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

Pipedreams in June 2013 includes the final encore broadcast of Pipedreams Live! in Rochester from October 2009.

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June 2013 program highlights for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

The Plaza Theatre in El Paso, Texas is the site for a live taping from the El Paso Summer Music Festival, airing June 23rd.

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June 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

In April 2012, the Chicago Symphony performed in Russia for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union, under the direction of world-renowned conductor Riccardo Muti.  NOTE:  There has been a last minute program change for June 27th

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Bassists Jeff Campbell, James VanDemark and Guests

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 1:00pm

Rochester’s Eastman School of Music (ESM) plays host to the 2013 International Society of Bassists Convention.

"Stage Notes" Gets Physical

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Darren Stevenson joins host Robert Hammond for a discussion

Music at the Movies

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Quilted Music: Caris Burton and Birds in Warped Time

Hearing a piece of music on WXXI's Classical 91.5 inspired quilting artist Caris Burton to create a new work. I love the connections she made with this music and its composer, and I'm glad that she took some time to write up this story to share here on the WXXI blog. Read Caris's story below, and you can see two music inspired quilts by Caris Burton on display at the Genessee Valley Quilt Club Show at RIT May 31st through June 2nd.

 

The Rite of Spring - The 100 Year Shock-wave

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 8:00pm

The Rite of Spring's percussive rhythms and violent score enraged its first listeners in 1913.

Grant, Gershwin, and King

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Host Robert Hammond welcomes six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant

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