Minnesota postcard

Hello from Moorhead, Minnesota!  Enjoy Carl Pultz's company in the mornings on Classical 91.5 while I attend a music conference at Concordia College, right across the street from the cemetery that inspired the name of the radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion." 


GrassRoots Break

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 8:35am

WRUR's Scott Regan joins Alex Crichton for a preview of this weekend's GrassRoots Festival.

GrassRoots Music Festival on WRUR-FM 88.5

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:00am

WRUR-FM broadcasts live from the festival.

WXXI's Carl Pultz wakes you up with energizing music

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/06/2011 - 9:35am
Weekdays, 6-10am, July 25 - August 8

Join WXXI’s Carl Pultz weekday mornings from six until ten for classical music, Composers Datebook, the Writer’s Almanac, and more.

San Francisco Opera presents Cyrano De Bergerac

Sat, 08/27/2011 - 1:00pm

For more than a century, audiences have been moved by the story of a swordsman-poet with an enormous heart and an even larger nose.

The San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's AIDA

Sat, 08/20/2011 - 1:00pm

A bitter love triangle plays itself out against a backdrop of war and cultural oppression in this compelling tale of conflicting loyalties and forbidden passion.

Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Night on WXXI-TV

Tue, 08/02/2011 - 8:00pm

Mostly Mozart Festival 2011 opens on August 2 with a gala featuring acclaimed violinist Christian Tetzlaff with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.


News and views

You may see less arts coverage in the Democrat and Chronicle. The daily paper’s classical music, jazz and dance reporter and critic, Anna Reguero, is leaving to pursue her doctorate in musicology.  (You can hear our conversation about changes she’s seen in Rochester by clicking here.)  She will not be replaced.  In a city with a widespread affinity for music of all kinds, the decision by Rochester’s daily paper to not hire a new music writer is troubling but not surprising.

Classical 91.5 says farewell to Chris Van Hof

Thu, 07/28/2011 - 8:35am

....with a special interview with morning host Brenda Tremblay.

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