Arts and Culture

Renee Fleming @ The Penthouse

Fri, 04/06/2012 - 9:00pm

Join Renée Fleming and guest Josh Groban for an intimate performance in Lincoln Center’s Penthouse space.

INDEPENDENT LENS: Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 9:00pm

Discover the man behind the furry red monster named Elmo — puppeteer Kevin Clash.

AMERICAN MASTERS: Harper Lee: Hey, Boo

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 9:00pm

Explore the mysterious life of Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 8:00pm

Examine the seminal events in the life of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind.

Saving the Titanic

Sun, 04/01/2012 - 10:00pm

Follow a dramatic interpretation of the Titanic’s final hours, told from the engineers’ point of view.

Masterpiece Classic presents Great Expectations

Sun, 04/01/2012 - 9:00pm

Meet Pip, the orphan boy who rises from blacksmith’s apprentice to gentleman under the patronage of a mysterious benefactor, who assures him of “great expectations.”

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Sun, 04/08/2012 - 12:00pm

For Easter, Music of the Baroque presents Handel’s Messiah, conducted by Jane Glover.

Name that wave

I was preparing a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert for broadcast the other day, and it struck me that the two works on the program had wildly differing sound wave patterns, even though they were recorded at the same levels.  This was interesting!

Here's a quiz.  See if you can tell which of these sound files is . . .

Mornings on Classical 91.5, March 19 - 23

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, news, and a few surprises. Here are this week's highlights...

The Spendid Table visits Nick Tahou's

Tue, 03/13/2012 - 6:00am

Last Sunday Splendid Table's big reveal featured the Garbage Plate. Hear the segment during Morning Edition Tuesday.