Arts and Culture

That world-famous tenor you might run into in the frozen food section

Fresh from Athens and just a few days after singing Mahler's Das Lied Von Der Erde at Carnegie Hall, tenor Gregory Kunde (who lives in Rochester) will pick up a baton on November 1 at St. Anne Church and conduct Brahms' German Requiem. If you've never seen him sing, here's his performance of Bellini's "A te o cara" from I Puritani.

Translation: To you, oh dear one, love at times lead me furtively and in tears; now it guides me to your side in joy and exultation. At the radiance of such a beautiful hour if I remember my torment, it redoubles my happiness, and I cherish my heart’s beating.

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Back to blogging with virtual conducting!

It took something amazing to drag me out of my blogging hibernation, and this weekend I found it.

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Ode to Joy

Over the first weekend of October, nearly 8,000 people experienced Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" performed by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Rochester Oratorio Society in the newly-renovated Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. One patron blogged about what she saw and heard, and she inspired me to share this clip with you.

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With Heart and Voice Tribute to Richard Gladwell

Sun, 10/18/2009 - 10:00am

WXXI presents a special tribute to With Heart and Voice host, Richard Gladwell, who passed away on Thursday.

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RPO Music Director Christopher Seaman Retiring

RPO Music Director Christopher Seaman is stepping down at the end of next season.

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Live From Hochstein

Wed, 10/21/2009 - 12:10pm

Chris Van Hof hosts an all new season of Live from Hochstein.

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Great Performances: Los Angeles Philharmonic Opening Gala with Gustavo Dudamel

Wed, 10/21/2009 - 8:00pm

The Los Angeles Philharmonic welcomes Gustavo Dudmel as their new music director.

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Backstage Pass featuring Ossia

Fri, 10/16/2009 - 1:00pm

Tune in for the contemporary music of Ossia, a student-run group from the Eastman School of Music.

Latin Music USA Parts 1 & 2 of 4

Fri, 09/10/2010 - 7:00pm

Tune in for this series that celebrates the great American music created by Latinos.

Classical Music with Brenda Tremblay

Thu, 10/15/2009 - 6:00am

Bob Russell, director of The Little Theatre, speaks with host Brenda Tremblay about the history of the theatre.

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