Start your day with classical music, a little news, and conversation about the arts. Brenda Tremblay hosts from six until ten, with highlights from Rochester performances you may have missed.
Arts and Culture
When I was in Siena, Italy last week with the WXXI Travel Club, I picked up a copy of an historical novel by Marina Fiorato. Called Daughter of Siena, it traces the fate of a young woman in the Tuscan hill town during the Palio, a chaotic annual horse race in which jockeys circle the town’s central piazza. Set in 1723, the main character watches her betrothed die during the
Thursday, July 7
Works by William Walton, Gioacchino Rossini, and Michael Torke
New music from the WXXI library
Composer’s Datebook: Handel celebrates peace