Music

PBS Arts Fall Festival presents a Free Lunchtime Concert at the Little Theatre

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:00pm

Brasso Profundo, part of New Horizons, and the Mambo Kings perform a free concert in celebration of PBS Arts Fall Festival.

A Tribute to 'Ghost' Soprano Marni Nixon

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

You might not know Marni Nixon's name, but you've probably heard her.

Hot! Hot! Hot! Broadway

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Summer is in full swing! Whether you’re livin’ easy or not, be sure to listen to this week’s sizzlin’edition of Stage Notes.

San Francisco Opera

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 1:00pm

Home of the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet, the War Memorial Opera House opened in 1932 with TIME magazine declaring it “…a house made possible by all the people of San Francisco.”

Mannheim Steamroller: 30/40 Live

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 8:00pm

Mannheim Steamroller: 30/40 Live celebrates 30 years of musical holiday magic and 40 years of groundbreaking “Fresh Aire” compositions with this milestone special from the American group known for their blending of classic music and rock.

Summer, Surf & Beach – Music We Love

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 8:00pm

It’s time to hit the sand and the sea with songs from legendary artists of the 1960s and 1970s with Summer, Surf & Beach – Music We Love, a sun-drenched salute to the greatest sounds of surf guitar rock and pop tunes that continue to ride the waves of popularity decades later.

Cornerstones of Rock: A Soundstage Special

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:00pm

Take a nostalgic trip back to the 1960s and '70s with the legendary garage bands whose rocking hits had teens dancing across the USA. 

Sharon Isbin: Troubadour

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30pm

Sharon Isbin: Troubadour, airing Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 11:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV, profiles the unusual and inspiring musical journey of two-time Grammy-winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. 

Happy Birthday Lerner and Loewe

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for a birthday celebration for Alan Lerner (August 31, 1918) and Fredrick Loewe (June 10, 1901).

Elizabeth Proctor's dearest hope

After Robert Ward left The Eastman School of Music in the 1930’s, he went on to study with Aaron Copland.  Ward crafted a musical language that would earn him a 1962 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Crucible, based on Arthur Miller’s iconic play. (Ward’s son says he remembers finding his parents unexpectedly drinking champagne in the kitchen; that’s how he found out his father had won a Pulitzer.)

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