"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

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 7:30pm

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.

Broadway's Best Shows

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A list of musicals that changed Broadway will most certainly include Oklahoma and Company,

Produced by George Martin

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 5:00pm

A profile of the most celebrated music producer in Britain, Sir George Martin.

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Mark Morris Dance Group: L’Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:00pm

Relish this 1988 “work of genius” in which dancers embody the ecstasy of art that transforms.



Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes the acclaimed “premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare), Cantus to WXXI's studios

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