Classical 91.5

WXXI Classical 91.5 FM is Rochester's only classical public radio station, broadcasting locally hosted classical music and concerts from around the world every day. Explore our site to find playlists of locally hosted programs, highlights of upcoming concerts, blogs, and arts features. Find syndicated program listings by clicking on the program title on the FULL WEEK SCHEDULE page.

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Where to Listen

Classical 91.5 can be heard in the Greater Rochester, NY area at FM 91.5 on the FM radio dial, and on HD radio at 91.5-1.  You can also stream Classical 91.5 or listen anywhere in the world via the free WXXI mobile app for iPhone or Android.  Some programming is also available in the Southern Tier in the Houghton, NY area at FM 90.3.

A Diamond anniversary conversation with conductor Gerard Schwarz

The composer and conductor Gerard Schwarz tells stories about his dear friend, the American composer David Diamond. Listen below:

Coming up on Classical 91.5

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
7/30      Opera Heroes   
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 12:00pm
There’s no shortage of Broadway love songs! And, you love them.
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 12:01am
Sounds of SummerOn this edition of With Heart and Voice, join Peter DuBois as we listen to sacred choral and organ music that’s both festive and restful – a combination that’s perfect for mid-summer!
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes members of the 2015 Gateways Music Festival to Studio E for a special program

Also on Classical 91.5

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
An exciting month of broadcasts from the Chicago Symphony includes performances by violinist Anne Akiko Meyers on the July 9th broadcast.
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
This month we hear an encore performance of the Minnesota Orchestra's concert in Cuba (7/17), and we visit the BBC Proms (7/31).  It's a big month on APM SymphonyCast, Friday evenings at 8:00 p.m.

Recently on Classical 91.5

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
7/30      Opera Heroes   
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:00pm
This week, Concierto host Frank Dominguez dances with the group Constantinople.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
Under the direction of Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas,  this season of The San Francisco Symphony promises outstanding soloists


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Classical Blog Posts

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 7:39am
Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:55pm
Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:42am

WXXI Arts Features

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