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Purcell's coded lament

In June, BBC’s Radio 3 polled listeners on their favorite aria.  If you’re into opera, you might guess Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” or "Un bel di” soared to the top of the list, or maybe “La donna e mobile” from Verdi’s Rigoletto.  But the winner surprised everyone; it was a three-century old song from a relatively obscure opera by Henry Purcell.  Officially, England’s most

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Miracle Fish

I guess we owe some kind of grudging debt to the underhanded business manager that stole Leonard Cohen’s money a few years back. That betrayal plucked the songwriter from his Buddhist retreat on Mount Baldy and sent him back out on the road to refill the coffers. A lot of people have had a lot of pleasure in a lot of concert halls because of what that guy did. Leonard’s one of them, actually.

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Backstage Pass with Elizabeth Wallfisch and Pegasus Early Music Ensemble

Fri, 11/19/2010 - 1:00pm

WXXI presents Elizabeth Wallfisch and Pegasus Early Music ensemble.

Young musicians are you ready for your big break?

Entries due November 18th at midnight

If you think you’ve got what it takes to perform on the popular NPR radio show From the Top, enter a solo classical performance video to win this chance of a lifetime!

Open Tunings with Scott Regan

Fri, 10/29/2010 - 10:00am

And, the winner of the autographed Joe Bonamassa guitar is...

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Rock Prophecies on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/07/2010 - 7:00pm

The story of the rock and roll legend behind the camera.

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Music Voyager "Beyong Bob Marley" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/31/2010 - 11:30pm

While the legacy of Bob Marley is alive and well, host Jacob Edgar visits with some of today’s most popular reggae artists responsible for keeping roots reggae going strong.

Great Performances: Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Pierre Boulez Conducts Mahler’s 7th on WXXI-TV

Wed, 10/27/2010 - 9:00pm

Conductor Pierre Boulez and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra present Mahler’s 7th.

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Michael Feinstein's American Songbook "A New Step Every Day" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 10/20/2010 - 8:00pm

Join us for the part 3 of 3 as Michael Feinstein revives the energetic music of the 20's and 30's.

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The light of day

The mine was dark, damp, and chilly.   When I came to the surface, I had dreams about it. Bad dreams.

 

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