Arts and Culture

Mornings, April 16 - 20

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

It's Mystery Overture week!  Plus, WXXI will celebrate poets and their beautiful words during the month of April, which is National Poetry Month. Once again this year, we will have a special series of Poetry Moments, created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions. Each daily poem airs around 9:30 a.m. on FM 91.5.

Coming in December 2012, PHIL 6 - Holiday Classics

broadcast dates and times to be announced

Musical delights of the Holiday Season! RPO virtuosos gift-wrap exquisite classics, perfect for the holidays.

Pictures at an Exhibition!

A celebration of the 2012 International Viola Congress, being held in Rochester at the Eastman School of Music, with works by Sofia Gubaidulina and Olly Wilson.

Beethoven’s Second

Arild Remmereit leads Beethoven’s graceful Second Symphony. These concerts also feature the Piano Concerto of the 17-year-old Clara Wieck, composed shortly after she fell in love with Robert Schumann.

selections from Spring Festival: Mozart and more

Two separate programs, featuring the RPO’s string, wind, and percussion sections.

Arild Remmereit, conductor

Christopher Returns!

RPO Conductor Laureate Christopher Seaman returns to conduct the regal First Symphony of Sir Edward Elgar and celebrate his 70th birthday.

Passionate Classics

The strength and nobility of Brahms’ Fourth and final Symphony place it among his most profound achievements.

Valentine’s Romance

This concert includes Richard Strauss’ romantic Der Rosenkavalier, alongside the delicate Rose Absolute by Japanese-born Karen Tanaka.

Viennese New Year

Arild Remmereit conducts Viennese favorites of Lehár, Strauss, and Imre Kálmán, plus the Fourth Symphony of Gustav Mahler.