Arts and Culture

The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance on WXXI-TV

Sun, 09/04/2011 - 7:00pm

The story of a changing America shown through the lens of the popular country music radio show, The National Barn Dance.

Wicked Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz, Takes Center Stage on Stage Notes

Sat, 08/20/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although panned by The New York Times, Wicked has become the biggest blockbuster musical worldwide. Its Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz, takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes.  

Five smooth stones

My Houghton friend Brad Wilber, who runs a blog predicting future Metropolitan Opera productions, has been asked to STOP.  This is very interesting.  Read more.

 

Typeface on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/29/2011 - 10:00pm

TYPEFACE explores the twilight — and re-emergence — of an analog craft in a digital age.

Michael Bolton Live at The Royal Albert Hall, London on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/28/2011 - 7:00pm

At London's Royal Albert Hall, Michael Bolton takes viewers on a spectacular grand tour of his music. 

Classical Mornings, August 15 - 19

Mon, 08/15/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/20/2011 - 6:05am
Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

Monday, August 15

Composer’s Datebook: Leon Theremin's good vibration

Music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, and the irresistible fun of Jacques Ibert’s flute concerto

A ticket giveaway: a cellist’s fantasy in live performance at the Canandaguia LakeMusic Fest

 

Tuesday, August 16

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Concert

Sun, 09/18/2011 - 3:00pm

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Remembrance Special

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 3:00pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present the New York Philharmonic Orchesta's 9/11 Rememberance.

Great Performances: A Concert for New York on WXXI-TV

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 9:30pm

Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the renowned orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

Fourteen Broadway Triple Threats Featured on Stage Notes

Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A triple threat—that’s what every Broadway performer strives to be.  On this week’s Stage Notes, the music (some original songs) of fourteen bona fide triple threats who have acted, danced, and sang on Broadway in musicals such as Wicked, RENT, Miss Saigon, Rag Time, The Light in the Piazza, South Pacific, and many others will

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