In honor of the 2016 Summer Olympics, which takes place in Brazil August 5-21, Classical 91.5 presents this four-part series featuing the unique, exciting, and virtuoisic Brazillian music style known as Choro. A Joyful Cry: Brazil's Choro Music airs Sundays at 2pm July 31 through August 21, 2016 on Classical 91.5.
WXXI presents an encore broadcast From the Top's Rochester episode, taped at Kodak Hall January 2016, on Classical 91.5 Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 5 p.m. The program features the entire Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra led by Music DirectorWard Stare, as well as performances and personal stories from extraordinary young classical musicians.
The 63rdMet Opera Radio National Council Grand Finals Concert, hosted by soprano Deborah Voigt with guest artist bass-baritone Eric Owens, was recorded March 13, 2016. It airs on Classical 91.5 on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm.
It's hard to imagine American popular song without the work of Stephen Collins Foster, who was born on July 4, 1826, 50 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed. Stephen Foster: America's Bardairs on Monday, July 4, 2016 at 1pm on Classical 91.5.
This Independence Day, celebrate our country by helping the Capitol Steps make fun of it! You don't need to be your own publicist to proclaim laughter is exactly what this election needs! So clap your big hands as the Capitol Steps take on The Donald, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Jeb, Marco, Carly, and more Republican candidates than you can shake a stick at!
Hamilton: A Story of US features the voices of the students, the Hamilton cast members, biographer Ron Chernow, the irresistible super hit Hamilton score, and Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda -- who says that Hamilton is "a story about America then, told by America now."
After spending a year deeply reporting and crafting stories that are largely unknown, NPR's Invisibilia is returning to earbuds and airwaves. In the second season co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller are joined by journalist Hanna Rosin to examine the invisible forces that shape human behavior.