Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelly had faith that love and reason would make life ever more perfect. I have faith that spring IS coming and that great music and poetry will soothe our dark thoughts in this endless winter. There is so much to look forward to! Here's a taste of what's coming to you in the morning from Classical 91.5 FM this week . . .
Women composersâ€™ music has never been more interesting or prolific, and youâ€™ll hear splendid examples of it throughout the month of March. On Classical 91.5, we'll start the day with inspired music, arts news, features, and the latest headlines. The Mystery piece airs at 6:40.
Paul O'Dette is one of Rochester's treasures (though we do share him with the world). He's playing a recital of music by Bach and Weiss for Pegasus Early Music this weekend, and he stopped by WXXI's studios to talk and play a bit leading up to this weekend's performance.
Bassist Kieran Hanlon is a busy gigging musician â€“ subbing in the RPO, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Syracuseâ€™s Symphoria (just to name a few), playing in jazz combos, and teaching, even as he is also just finishing up his masterâ€™s in music at the Eastman School.As Hanlon told WXXIâ€™s Mona Seghatoleslami, his life in music started...at a tra