Arts and Culture

Jim Thorpe: The World's Greatest Athlete

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 11:00pm

This film recounts these events of Jim Thorpe's life through in-depth interviews with Thorpe's surviving children, dramatic re-creations, and archival stills and film.

This American Life: Mortal Vs. Venial

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 9:00pm

In our everyday lives, it can be really difficult to determine just how bad we've been.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, April 23 - 27

You're warmly invited to start the day with bird song and music, starting at 6:00 a.m.

Monday, April 23

Ruth Phinney presents beautiful music, a little news, and the Writer’s Almanac.

On the Composers Datebook: Arthur Farwell


Tuesday, April 24

40th Annual Viola Congress Opening Gala Concert

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 8:00pm

The 40th International Viola Congress (IVC) is coming to Rochester, and will be held May 30th through June 3rd at the Eastman School of Music.

Eastman School of Music's Viola Faculty

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes nationally acclaimed violist Kim Kashkashian and members of the Eastman School of Music's Viola faculty, including Carol Rodland to Backstage Pass. Watch online.

Song Travels with Michael Feinstein

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 5:00pm

Michael Feinstein hosts a new public radio series that examines how popular standards and show tunes have evolved through the years, with each new interpretation and each new artist.

New for May on City 12

Saturdays at 11am – Starting May 1st, 2012

MAKE: is the DIY series for a new generation

Sing for your supper, sing for your life

Thank you for checking in.  Here’s some of the latest Rochester music news, mostly about singing contests.


This year’s Classical Idol competition sparked a little controversy. More on that later.  

The Longest Running Musical on Broadway, "The Phantom of the Opera," Celebrated at 11 AM

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Far beneath the majesty and splendor of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence.

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