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Legato    adv. & adj. Abbr. leg.

Summer mornings in June

"…I’m happy with my decision; it's absolutely magnificent here. By the way, I'd also just mention that there's a ton of beer gardens . . . "

(Postcard from Brahms, eight days after arriving in Thun, to his future biographer Max Kalbeck)

You Can't Ban Curiosity

Sat, 06/23/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Winner of eight Tony Awards, including best musical,

Ronnie Kroell, Bravo's "Make Me a Super Model," is Out & Open Act Two

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In recognition LGBT Pride Month, join host Robert Hammond and his guest Ronnie Kroell for act two of Out and Open

Mornings, June 11 - 15

Brenda wakes you up with classical music, the Writers Almanac, Composers Datebook, and a daily Mystery Piece at 6:40 a.m. This week, test your knowledge of classical newsmakers.

From the Top presents its first International program

From the Top’s first international show in Bogotá, Colombia last week was a collaboration with the Batuta National Foundation (Colombia’s national youth music program) and the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia (Colombia’s national youth orchestra), and was one of the most inspiring and rewarding journeys we have ever experienced.

Three Random Artifacts, Bobblehead Included

I.  GLASS ART

You could own an original piece of visual art by composer Philip Glass.  He donated a 6” X 6” piece to the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Avenue in Rochester.  The gallery’s director Blue Cease sent this picture of the back of the work:   

Viola After Dark - Saturday Night Fever

Violist and composer Kenji Bunch payed tribute to Robin Gibb with his last selection on the Viola After Dark concert last Saturday night at the Miller Center during the International Viola Congress in Rochester. The video below is too awesome to keep secret: 

Ronnie Kroell is Out and Open Act One

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In recognition LGBT Pride Month, join host Robert Hammond and his guest Ronnie Kroell for act one of Out and Open

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