May 2013 program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

Pipedreams in May 2013 includes the first of two encore broadcasts of Pipedreams Live! in Rochester from October 2009.


May 2013 program highlights for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

This month, From the Top features a program recorded at the Chautauqua Institution in Western New York.  More about that show at 


May 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

May's programs from the Chicago Symphony include music of Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Sibelius, Stravinsky, Strauss, Wagner, Beethoven and much more.


WXXI Poetry Moments 2013

Airs 9:30 a.m. and 6:58 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3 and 91.5 HD, and at 9:49 a.m.

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

Let's Go Into the Woods at 11 AM

Sat, 04/13/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fairytales usually begin with “once upon a time” and end with “happily ever after,”


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 2:00pm

Enjoy this acclaimed production of Mozart’s opera. 

Clara Rockmore and the Theremin

A couple of weeks ago, I put a recording on the radio of Dvorak's Humoresque – as played on the theremin by the great Clara Rockmore

A few WXXI listeners wrote in to comment about the recording, including Dave, who wrote: “I'd like to see it in action to better appreciate the technique & coordination - all the details.” I'm posting my response here too for anyone else who might be interested.

Classical 91.5 celebrates Public Radio Music Month with a Backstage Pass Kurt Weill special

Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

If you missed the live performance at 1:00 today, you can tune to Classical 91.5 on Sunday, April 7th at 1:00 p.m. for a rebroadcast.


The Lotte Lenya Competition Takes Center Stage

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Held annually by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and celebrating its 15th anniversary

Celebrating Public Radio Music Month

Public Radio Music Month is a month-long, nationwide celebration of all the wonderful music that public radio brings to listeners.

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