Music

American Masters – Janis: Little Girl Blue

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 8:00pm

One of the most revered and influential rock ’n’ roll singers of all time, Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943 - October 4, 1970) thrilled audiences and blazed new creative trails before her death at age 27.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2016

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 2:00pm

Classical 91.5 brings listeners 13 episodes of a series that features highlights from the 43rd season of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

Pacific Heartbeat: Splinters

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:00pm

In the 1980’s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it’s also a means to prestige.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Sondheim

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "Now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater," Stephen Sondheim turned 86 on March 22. 

May 2016 Lyric Opera of Chicago

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

The Lyric Opera's 2016 season begins this month with Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Lopez's Bel Canto, and Rossini's Cinderella.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra 2015-2016 Broadcast Series

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 8:00pm

Classical 91.5’s Brenda Tremblay hosts the radio broadcast series of the 2015-16 season of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Steve Reich and Brad Lubman

Click here for a wide-ranging conversation about new music, religion, conducting, and cell phones with composer Steve Reich and conductor Brad Lubman. 

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:30pm

Working at a time when women were expected to stay at home and raise children, Mary Lou Williams forged her own path and created some of the most sophisticated big band hits.

Live from Hochstein: Musica Spei

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Find peace and hope with the Musica Spei singing favorite choral masterworks from the Medieval and Renaissance periods.

Live from Hochstein: Eastman Cello Ensemble with Paulina Swierczek

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Soprano Paulina Swierczek and the Eastman Cello Ensemble will perform music by Heitor Villa-Lobos this week on Live from Hochstein.

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