Radio Special Program

Chopin: In Our Day and His

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:00pm

In this two-hour documentary with pianist, pedagogue, and Chopin specialist, Elizabeth Sombart, listeners are introduced to the radically new musical language that Chopin created

Intelligence Squared US: Should We Abolish the Death Penalty?

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:00pm

A recent Gallup poll found that Americans are still largely supportive of the death penalty, with 6 in 10 in favor as punishment for murder.

Reveal: Law and Disorder

Sun, 05/03/2015 - 9:00pm

Reveal and Center for Public Integrity investigate why more minorities and kids with special needs are ending up with felony charges for acting out in school

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Has the President Exceeded His Authority By Waging War Without Congress?

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:00pm

The President has launched a sustained, long-term military campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). But did he have constitutional power to do so?

WXXI Poetry Moments 2015

Airs 3:31 p.m. on AM 1370 and at 9:20 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Classical 91.5

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

Burn: The Adaptors Earth Day Special

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:00pm

Hosted by public radio veterans Alex Chadwick and Flora Lichtman, “The Adaptors” chronicles how people are adapting to climate change.

The Four Cups: A Celebration of Passover

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 1:00pm

This inspiring musical program explores the great variety of music that emerged from the Passover traditions

Taxed Off

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 9:00pm

In this one-hour special, investigative journalist and public radio producer Audrey Quinn gathers elected officials, tax experts, and individual citizens to explore the grand experiment that is the U.S tax system. 

A Celebration of Peace Through Music

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 10:00am

In April 2014, Pope Francis canonized Pope John XXII and Pope John Paul II, and on that occasion, Sir Gilbert Levine gathered orchestras and choruses from all over Europe and America to present works of hope and peace.

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:00pm

The 60 professional musicians that make up the chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque present J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. John.

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