Arts and Culture

Show Boat

This spectacular new production marshals the choral and orchestral forces of this world-renowned company to present Show Boat in all its glory!


Join Classical 91.5 FM for the Chicago's Lyric Opera's presentation of Rinaldo.

XRIJF 10th Anniversary Series, part of the free Jazz Fest Movie Series at the Little Theatre

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 8:00pm

Enjoy two episodes of WXXI's jazz series from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest from 2011 – Curtis Stigers and John Nugent with Strings

The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera in June

Join Classical 91.5 FM for five outstanding broadcasts from Chicago's Lyric Opera this June. 

Give Me the Banjo, part of the free Jazz Fest Movie Series at the Little Theatre

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:00pm

This film explores the roots of American music — the minstrel show, ragtime and early jazz, blues, old-time, folk, bluegrass and country.

Norm & Company: Edward "Ted" Curtis

Fri, 05/18/2012 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm

Norm & Company, a new series hosted by WXXI President Norm Silverstein, kicks off with an interview with Edward "Ted" Curtis. Watch the full episode!

My Music: The British Beat

Fri, 03/08/2013 - 9:00pm

Travel around the UK to the places where the British Beat was born.

Sing along with Mitch

Your public radio stations' recent drive ended with a bang!   Our spring membership campaign raised more than $150,244 to sustain WXXI’s services.  1,345 public radio listeners made contributions over a few short days.  If you are a contributing and sustaining member, thank you.  There’s not enough ink in the ocean (Okay, is there any ink in the ocean? You know what I mean!) to express how happy we are to serve you day in and day out, offering the best performances we can our lay hands on.


This American Life: Invisible Made Visible

Thu, 05/24/2012 - 9:00pm

This week, the radio debut of This American Life LIVE recently performed live on stage and streamed to theatres all over the country.