Music

Tommy Emmanuel Center Stage

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 8:00pm

Tommy Emmanuel is arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player and recognized as the elite of the elite.

Great Peformances: Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 9:00pm

A star-studded event featuring some of Tanglewood’s most distinguished and longtime guests.

Broadway Goes Vegas with "The Tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel"

Sat, 08/04/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A night of hit songs, energetic performances, outrageous costumes, and true Rock 'n Roll at its finest!

Mornings, July 30 - August 3

WXXI-FM’s weekday morning show offers you everything you need to start the day: great music, NPR news, the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery Piece (6:40). Early in the morning, (6:10) catch rare recordings of extinct birds. Brenda Tremblay hosts.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Manon

Sun, 08/05/2012 - 12:00pm

Thrill to Anna Netrebko’s dazzling portrayal of Massenet’s tragic heroine Manon. 

11 O'clock, Tour de force Broadway Numbers

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although there are different interpretations of what an 11 o'clock Broadway number is,

Mornings, July 23 - 27

Everything you need to start the day with: great music, a little news, and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery piece (6:20).

Monday, July 23

Breakfast with music by Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, and Dvorak.  On the Composers Datebook: Harbison's Variations

WXXI Goes to the Movies

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 6:00am

Classical 91.5 has designated July 19th "WXXI Goes to the Movies" day!

Radar screen

You’d think things would slow down a bit during the hot summer months.  But across Western New York, classical musicians are busier than ever with rehearsals, concerts, “noncerts,” and workshops. 

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