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September 2014 Program Listings for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Mondays at 8:00PM

Tune in for encore performances of Bach's Magnificat with the Eastman Chorale and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Rochester Oratorio Society.  Other featured composers include Stravinsky, Mozart and Lili Boulanger.  Join us on Mondays at 8pm.

Broadway Goes to the Silver Screen

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

If you love Hollywood adaptions of some of Broadway's best, you won't want to miss Stage Notes!

Sharp Ears with Stephen Kennedy

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, you’re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention. In this episode, the guest is Stephen Kennedy, the Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church Rochester, New York.  He teaches at the Eastman School of Music and paints large-scale works as well.  


Backstage Pass with Charlie Castleman

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes Charlie Castleman, perhaps the world's most active performer/pedagogue on the violin, to Studio E.

Hershey Felder “Maestro Bernstein: A Play with Music"

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00pm

A Play with Music, written and performed by Hershey Felder, includes music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein and others.

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning August 10, 2014

Center Stage from Wolf Trap showcases live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians. 

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at The Hollywood Bowl

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:00pm

For the 2013 Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial, Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic perform a concert of Verdi’s "Requiem Mass" at the Hollywood Bowl.

Sharp Ears with "With Heart and Voice" host Peter DuBois

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, you’re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention. I learned a lot talking with organist and choral conductor Peter DuBois, an Assistant Professor of Sacred Music at the Eastman School of Music who hosts the nationally-syndicated radio show "With Heart and Voice." I would love to hear your comments, too.

Still Here - A Tribute to Elaine Stritch

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Broadway star who turned Stephen Sondheim’s song of survival

GrassRoots Music Festival on WRUR-FM 88.5

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am

WRUR-FM broadcasts live from the festival.

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