Arts and Culture

OnStage "Tony Brown & Joe Crookston" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 7:00pm

Tune in for Tony Brown & Joe Crookston in this week's all new episode of OnStage.

News, unfortunate scandal, and inspiration

RPO IN THE NEWS

Former RPO Music Director Christopher Seaman is returning to Rochester the first week of March to conduct the RPO, mark his 70th birthday, and to celebrate the release of the RPO’s latest harmonia mundi recording, featuring Ralph Vaughan Williams’ A London Symphony and Serenade to Music.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, February 20 - 24

 

Monday, February 20

Happy Presidents Day!  Ruth Phinney is your host.

Composer’s Datebook: Bach and Handel on a date?

 

Tuesday, February 21

Cowell for winds on the Composer’s Datebook

John Andres hosts

 

Publick Musick

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes Rochester string quintet Publick Musick led by violinist Boel Gidholm and cellist Christopher Haritatos. Watch the video online

RPO Marimba Band

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:10pm

Tune in for a new season of Live at Hochstein with host Mona Seghatoleslami.

Indian Motorcycle Memories

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:00pm

Go back to the daredevil days of the 1920s to explore the mystique of these classic American racing bikes.

In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues on WXXI-TV

Mon, 02/27/2012 - 9:00pm

A celebration of the musical form that sprang from the Mississippi Delta to the Westside of Chicago, with deep roots in Africa and slavery and influences on modern American music.

Runner's high

A friend from church gave me an old treadmill which she described apologetically as "state-of-the-art 1985."

“It’s as loud as a helicopter,” she warned, “but we just replaced the belt.”

Never mind that the belt is as narrow as a balance beam, get this -- the speed adjustment knob goes from turtle to rabbit.  I love that knob more than words can say.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, February 13 - 17

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...

GREAT PERFORMANCES: “The Phantom of the Opera”

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 8:00pm

Take a front-row seat for the 25th anniversary performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.