April 2015 Programs for Fiesta!

Thursdays at 10:00pm

Hear music inspired by visual art, tango meant for the concert hall, lost pieces of Villa-Lobos, and more this month on Fiesta!

A Celebration of Peace Through Music

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 10:00am

In April 2014, Pope Francis canonized Pope John XXII and Pope John Paul II, and on that occasion, Sir Gilbert Levine gathered orchestras and choruses from all over Europe and America to present works of hope and peace.

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:00pm

The 60 professional musicians that make up the chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque present J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. John.

A Titanic Double Feature

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 2:00pm

Join us for two programs examining the legacy of the Titanic disaster.

"This is Mr. Copland's House"

During my sojourn to Copland House, I talked with pianist and Artistic and Executive Director Michael Boriskin. In this podcast, you'll hear the story of how a grassroots movement saved Aaron Copland's house, how the composer thought to honor his favorite teacher in his garden, and how the house serves to promote the creation of new music. 

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:00pm

Music superstar Annie Lennox performs some of the most memorable melodies and lyrics from the American Songbook.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Aaron Copland

I recently made a pilgrimage to the Copland House north of New York City.  It's pretty much as he left it: simple, rustic, and woodsy.  A little musty.  Watch this space for more, including an interview with the composer-in-residence, Stephen Snowden, and enjoy this scrapbook.

National Memorial Day Concert 2015

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:00pm

Tune in for this Memorial Day tradition.

John Denver: Country Boy

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:00pm

One of the world's best-known and best-loved performers, John Denver earned international acclaim as a songwriter, performer, actor, environmentalist and humanitarian.

Music of Jennifer Higdon

When Jennifer Higdon came to Rochester as the composer in residence for the 2014 Women in Music Festival, her music was performed on a number of concerts throughout the week, including an “All Higdon Concert” at the Eastman School of Music Hatch Recital Hall.

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