Arts and Culture

Masks of the Rochester Early Music Fest


The 11th annual Rochester Early Music Festival offered Music for All Hallows: Spirits, Saints, and Sinners.

A few audience members and musicians wore masks from Venice, China, and Japan.

Happy Halloween!

Antiques Roadshow "Tasty Treasures"

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 8:00pm

This special edition features a cornucopia of appetizing antiques and delectable collectibles for and about eating and drinking.


Sun, 11/13/2011 - 9:00pm

Eavesdrop on two ex-lovers who meet for lunch at their favorite haunt from years before. Will sparks reignite?

PBS Arts from the Chicago: American Masters Bill T. Jones: A Good Man on WXXI-TV

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 2:00pm

A window into the creative process as one of our nation’s most enduring artists explores what it means to be a good man, to be a free man, to be a citizen.

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 1:00pm

Tune in for a sneak peek at the next generation of musical greats. (Watch the Performance On Demand)


Fri, 10/28/2011 - 1:00pm

Join Backstage Pass for a musical journey to Indonesia. (Watch the performance On-Demand)

Singing Mahler with people I love

In the first book of a two-volume autobiography, Gunther Schuller: A Life in Pursuit of Music and Beauty (University of Rochester Press, 2011) Gunther Schuller reflects on his early influences.

Wade McCollum Co-hosts The Haunting Music of Broadway

Sat, 10/29/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Dracula.  Bloodthirsty, lustful and evil incarnate—but above all—a gentleman.  The Count journeys from his gloomy Transylvanian castle to WXXI to co-host the second edition of The Haunting Music of Broadway. 

Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 24 - 28

Join Brenda Tremblay for music, a mystery piece, and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

Monday, October 24

Composers Datebook: Robert Russell Bennett takes the prize (twice)

Hear Madrigalia’s new CD!  It’s not even been officially released yet.   Madrigalia Music Director Lee Wright previews the newest recording from one of Rochester’s premiere choral groups. (CD release party is Sun. Oct. 30)