Arts and Culture

Classical Mornings - June 13 to June 17, 2011

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 6:00am - Fri, 06/17/2011 - 10:00am
Weekdays, 6-10am

Coming up this week on Classical 91.5 . . .

America's Music Festivals' Land of Enchantment II

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 8:00pm

America's Music Festivals' Land Enchantment series continues with music from the Santa Fe Desert Chorale.


Images: Getting Ready for Opening Day on Jazz Street

Friday's opening of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival was very well attended due to great weather. 

"Jazz Break" Monday Morning on WXXI-AM

Scott Regan and Alex Crichton preview Monday's happenings at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Lucky Peterson and the Magic Stage

Early on in his first performance at Harro East, Saturday in the Rochester Jazz Festival, multi-instrumentalist Lucky Peterson took to the keys, alternating between Hammond B-3, the Yamaha, vocal accents, actual vocals, and the art of facial expression. Sometimes doing a combination of them at the same time. A most captivating performance.

The Forgotten Word - Jazz Fest 2011

Mark Murphy kicks of the 10th anniversary of the Rochester Jazz Fest

Mark Murphy took the stage at the Harro East Ballroom in a broad shouldered black suit, blazing red shirt and tie, and the 2011 Rochester International Jazz Fest officially began. It encapsulated the festival experience. Little voyages into cultures and musical neighborhoods as the unfamiliar becomes revealed. Scatting the forgotten word.

Guitar heroes

Hooray for Google!  By placing a virtual guitar at the fingertips of computer users, the powerful search engine inspired millions (billions?) of people to make music. Look below for three creative uploads from the two-day global music fest.  If you miss it, the Google Guitar has a permanent home here.  What can you play?

Jazz Festival Focus on WXXI-TV's Need to Know Rochester

It's a Jazz Festival preview on Need to Know Rochester with rock & blues trio Girls With Guitars, one of the acts at the 2011 festival.

SECRETS OF THE DEAD: Blackbeard’s Lost Ship on WXXI-TV

Wed, 06/22/2011 - 8:00pm

The truth about the sinking of the Queen Anne’s Revenge, flagship of the infamous pirate Blackbeard.

Craft in America "Messages" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/28/2011 - 2:30pm

The greater good is difficult to achieve, but the artists who dedicate themselves to a cause can often make a difference.

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