Classical

Jazz at Birch Creek

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 1:30pm

Featuring faculty and students from the Eastman School of Music

The Metropolitan Opera 2012 National Council Grand Finals Concert

Thu, 05/10/2012 - 12:00pm

Eastman School of Music tenor Matthew Grills was one of five winners of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2012 National Council Auditions.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, April 23 - 27

You're warmly invited to start the day with bird song and music, starting at 6:00 a.m.

Monday, April 23

Ruth Phinney presents beautiful music, a little news, and the Writer’s Almanac.

On the Composers Datebook: Arthur Farwell

 

Tuesday, April 24

"One Woman, a World of Music" - Flutist Rhonda Larson

Flutist Rhonda Larson combines her classical training with the wide range of musical inspirations she discovered while performing and traveling with the Paul Winter Consort.

40th Annual Viola Congress Opening Gala Concert

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 8:00pm

The 40th International Viola Congress (IVC) is coming to Rochester, and will be held May 30th through June 3rd at the Eastman School of Music.

Eastman School of Music's Viola Faculty

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes nationally acclaimed violist Kim Kashkashian and members of the Eastman School of Music's Viola faculty, including Carol Rodland to Backstage Pass. Watch online.

Sing for your supper, sing for your life

Thank you for checking in.  Here’s some of the latest Rochester music news, mostly about singing contests.

ROCHESTER'S 2012 CLASSICAL IDOL

This year’s Classical Idol competition sparked a little controversy. More on that later.  

The Longest Running Musical on Broadway, "The Phantom of the Opera," Celebrated at 11 AM

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Far beneath the majesty and splendor of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence.

Mornings, April 16 - 20

Brenda Tremblay offers music, news, and a daily mystery quiz.

It's Mystery Overture week!  Plus, WXXI will celebrate poets and their beautiful words during the month of April, which is National Poetry Month. Once again this year, we will have a special series of Poetry Moments, created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions. Each daily poem airs around 9:30 a.m. on FM 91.5.

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