In this series from WXXI, musicians offer access to their inner lives as listeners. Enjoy a short conversation with leading dramatic soprano Christine Goerke, who earned high praise for her starring role in the opera Ariadne in Naxos this summer at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown.
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Ward Stare, plays Mendelssohn's â€śItalianâ€ť Symphony and Rosssini's Barber of Seville Overture for the first concert of the new season of Live from Hochstein.
In this series from WXXI, Rochester musicians offer you a guide to listening. As many students and teachers are headed back to school, we turn our attention to the important listening that goes on in classrooms. The guest is music teacher Laurence Tallman, who says both teachers and students have had a profound impact on him.
In WXXIâ€™s Sharp Ears series, youâ€™re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention. The guest in today's podcast is oboist Terry Fonda Smith. Terry plays principal oboe in the Penfield Symphony, and teaches oboe at Hochstein and privately.
Rochesterâ€™s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time in this series. One of the busiest musicians is Paul Shewan, a Professor at Roberts Wesleyan College where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and the Orchestra.