Arts and Culture

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.

ROCHESTER'S 2012 CLASSICAL IDOL

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.

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.

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