Arts and Culture

Actor and Director Kevin Indovino

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

WXXI’s own Kevin Indovino will join host Robert Hammond in studio to discuss his theatrical career and some of his

Lawrence Welk's Big Band Splash

Sat, 03/16/2013 - 7:00pm

Lawrence Welk and his great orchestra play the music of the Big Band Era and salute legendary friends, including Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and others.

Great Performances Presents Tony Bennett: Duets II

Fri, 03/09/2012 - 9:00pm

Thrill to the singing of the legendary Tony Bennett, who’s joined by contemporary artists.

Peter, Paul and Mary 25th Anniversary Concert

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 8:00pm

Sing along with the legendary trio as they perform timeless classics.

Yanni Live at El Morro

Sun, 03/18/2012 - 8:30pm

Join Yanni for an inspiring concert performed at the historic 16th-century Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony

Thu, 06/07/2012 - 8:00pm

Known as a show-stopping performer, Idina Menzel journeys through a diverse repertoire of classic pop and musical theater favorites, including a fresh spin on contemporary songs. 

Lidia’s Italy in America Marathon on WXXI-TV

Sat, 03/03/2012 - 12:00pm

Join celebrity chef and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich as she embarks on another eye-opening culinary journey in Lidia’s Italy in America.

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


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