Music

Mornings September 12th - 16th

Join Brenda Tremblay for bird song, a little news, and music from six to ten

This week's highlights...

Off Broadway Takes Center Stage

Sat, 09/10/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Many Broadway musicals started in a theatre off Broadway, including Sunday in the Park with George, RENT, and Godspell.  It is magnificent theatre created year-round, all over Manhattan.  From Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas to fun family fare, from laugh-till-you-cry comedies to foot-stomping extravaganzas, there’s something for everyone Off-Broadway.

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 5th - 9th

Join Brenda Tremblay for bird song, a little news, and music from six to ten

Monday, September 5

Start Labor Day with pieces by J.S. Bach, John Cage, and Amy Beach

Writer’s Almanac: Why Labor Day started & what it’s become

 

 

Tuesday, September 6

Music by Debussy, Paganini, and Beethoven

Composers Datebook: A "well-Krafted" concerto?

Next Stop, Underworld

If an artist scribbles away in her cold garret and no one is around to hear her songs, does she make a living?

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ESCOLA DE SAMBA

Mon, 09/26/2011 - 7:00pm

ESCOLA DE SAMBA centers on the creation of the Sao Paulo Carnival, an all-consuming party which takes place annually throughout Brazil.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic Opening Night with Deborah Voigt on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 8:00pm

Soprano Deborah Voigt joins Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in works by Barber, Wagner and Richard Strauss.

Broadway Flop-dom

Sat, 09/03/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

New York’s Theatre District sparkles with bright lights and dazzling signage celebrating Broadway’s biggest blockbusters. But lurking in the shadows of all those hot ticket hits are the ghosts of shows who, over the years, have fallen victim to the harsh fatality of Broadway flop-dom.  And, who’s to say what makes a flop so floppy? Is it lousy timing? Lousy subject matter? Or just straight up lousy material?

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CUBA MÍA: Portrait of an All-Woman Orchestra

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 6:00pm

In one of the world’s most beautiful churches, this all-women orchestra plays a unique blend of classical music, created by famous Cuban and Latin American composers.

Barbra Streisand – One Night Only at the Village Vanguard

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 3:00pm

WXXI is proud (and thrilled) to present the legendary Barbra Streisand.

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