Music

Classical Mornings, August 15 - 19

Mon, 08/15/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/20/2011 - 6:05am
Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

Monday, August 15

Composer’s Datebook: Leon Theremin's good vibration

Music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, and the irresistible fun of Jacques Ibert’s flute concerto

A ticket giveaway: a cellist’s fantasy in live performance at the Canandaguia LakeMusic Fest

 

Tuesday, August 16

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Concert

Sun, 09/18/2011 - 3:00pm

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Remembrance Special

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 3:00pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present the New York Philharmonic Orchesta's 9/11 Rememberance.

Great Performances: A Concert for New York on WXXI-TV

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 9:30pm

Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the renowned orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

Mostly dead is slightly alive

Syracuse University officials fed a miracle pill to the city's dead Symphony, and they say that with love and care, it may revive soon.  Read the latest here.  Meanwhile, troubles began in Montreal, and New York City Opera

Classical Mornings, August 8 - 12

Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

Monday, August 8

More than 60 African American classical musicians from throughout the United States will gather in Rochester later this week for the 9th Gateways Music Festival. They will perform recitals, chamber music concerts, symphonic concerts, and lecture demonstrations. WXXI’s Teej Jenkins reports.

Wake with pieces by Debussy, Antonio Vivaldi, and Florence Price

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Il Trovatore on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/28/2011 - 12:00pm

James Levine conducts David McVicar’s stirring production of Verdi’s intense opera starring Marcelo Álvarez.

The Gateways Music Festival

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 1:00pm

WXXI is proud to present Terrence Wilson and Kelly Hall-Tompkins from the Gateways Music Festival.

Newport Folk Festival on WRUR-FM

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 7:30pm

Wilco, Blitzen Trapper, Megafaun kick off the festival Friday night from Fort Adams State Park.

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." 

 

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