Arts and Culture

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.

Fourteen Broadway Triple Threats Featured on Stage Notes

Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A triple threat—that’s what every Broadway performer strives to be.  On this week’s Stage Notes, the music (some original songs) of fourteen bona fide triple threats who have acted, danced, and sang on Broadway in musicals such as Wicked, RENT, Miss Saigon, Rag Time, The Light in the Piazza, South Pacific, and many others will

With Heart and Voice: Music for Lutherans (Oct 2000)

Sun, 08/14/2011 - 8:00am

Host Peter DuBois visits the archives, rediscovering early broadcasts by the show's original creator, the late Richard Gladwell.

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.

Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Marathon

Sat, 08/27/2011 - 6:00am

Burt Wolf explores the United States' unique histories, cultures, customs, foods, festivals, art, architecture, attractions and local character.

Peace Unveiled

Sun, 08/28/2011 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of Peace Unveiled.

A Flea Market Documentary

Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:00pm

On any weekend, there may be no better place to find out what makes America great than at a flea market.

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.

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