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
Your friends at WXXI are tremendously grateful for the outpouring of support for public radio this week during our annual February membership campaign. In a few short days, 1,326 listeners pledged more than $155,000, exceeding our goal by $5,000. You are amazing! Thank you!
The NPR program From the Top iscoming to Rochester to tape a show on March 19th at Eastman's Kodak Hall, and I've been interviewing a few musicians with Rochester connections who have played on the show.