INDEPENDENT LENS: When the Drum Is Beating

Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:00pm

Explore Haiti’s complex past and present through the music of the country’s oldest and best-known band.

From Chutzpah to Habits Stage Notes Looks at Faith on the Great White Way

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

It appears that religion permeates our politics and culture. Join Host Robert Hammond as he examines how religion influences musical theatre.

OnStage "Clearly From Negligence & Cruelty Free"

Sun, 04/08/2012 - 7:00pm

Tune in for Clearly From Negligence and Cruelty Free in this week's all new episode of OnStage.

Classical Mornings, April 2 - 6

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, arts and NPR news. 

The eye of the beholder

Your dreamscape might be my nightmare.  How you perceive minimalism or opera or country and western might be very different than someone else does.

WXXI Program Director Ruth Phinney pointed out this image in the woodgrain of the door to the Music Library.  We saw two different things; she, a man with a moustache and me, a dancer.

What do you see?

Gibbs & Main

Fri, 04/20/2012 - 1:00pm

The chamber music ensemble will share music from their EuphoNY 2012 project and their soon to-be-released CD. Watch online!

Say something

There are a few tasks I loathe with the blazing heat of a thousand exploding suns.  These include (in no particular order) untangling kite strings, cleaning out the fridge, and sitting through long meetings, especially sessions in which everyone gets a turn to talk.  This is why my impatient spirit was surprised when my body decided to hop in the car and drive us to a potentially leth

Working its Way Back to Rochester, Jersey Boys

Sat, 03/31/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jersey Boys is working its way back to Rochester April 3-29th.  Join host Robert Hammond as he welcomes Brad Weinstock, who’s in the role of Frankie Valli, to Stage Notes

Mornings on Classical 91.5, March 26 - 30

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Brenda Tremblay offers classical music, arts news, and a daily mystery quiz.

WXXI's Brenda Tremblay hosts Classical Idol

Sat, 03/31/2012 - 7:30pm

Join her for the final round of the Rochester Oratorio Society’s Classical Idol at the Hochstein Performance Hall.

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