In our Sharp Ears series, musicians are talking about listening and what excites them. In this podcast, the new Music Director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Ward Stare, explains to Classical 91.5 morning host Brenda Tremblay why hearing certain pieces of classical music LIVE can be a revelation.
September's programs feature encore performances of Bach's Magnificat with the Eastman Chorale and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Rochester Oratorio Society. Other composers include Stravinsky, Mozart and Lili Boulanger. Join us on Mondays at 8pm.
In WXXIâ€™s Sharp Ears series, youâ€™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.