Classical 91.5

WXXI Classical 91.5 broadcasts classical music all day, every day, plus a variety of special programs.

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Where to Listen

WXXI Classical 91.5 can be heard on the FM radio dial in the Rochester, NY area, and on HD radio at 91.5-1. Some programming is also available on WXXY in the Houghton, NY area. Classical 91.5 is also streamed worldwide on the Internet (Listen Live).

Coming up on Classical 91.5

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Tune in for this annual broadcast celebrating the Jewish New Year. 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Ward Stare, plays Mendelssohn's “Italian” Symphony and Rosssini's Barber of Seville Overture for the first concert of the new season of Live from Hochstein.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Neave Trio brings a program of lively chamber music by Haydn, Schubert, Shostakovich, & Piazzolla to Live from Hochstein. The San Diego-based ensemble includes an Eastman alum, pianist Toni James.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 12:10pm
A bicentennial celebration of the birth of the saxophone's inventor with the Vertex Saxophone Quartet.

Also on Classical 91.5

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
Tune in for Heimdall’s Trumpet, a showcase of principal trumpet Christopher Martin and the entire trumpet section in this CSO commission by Christopher Rouse on September 11th.  Works by Dvořák, Shostakovich, Mozart and Schubert are also featured this month.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Join the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for three performances from the 27th Annual Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival in Vail, Colorado.  Works include Tchaikovsky, Copland, and Liszt with guest performances from Midori, Liang Wang, and Marc Nuccio.
Mondays at 8:00PM
September's programs feature encore performances of Bach's Magnificat with the Eastman Chorale and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Rochester Oratorio Society.  Other composers include Stravinsky, Mozart and Lili Boulanger.  Join us on Mondays at 8pm.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
From the Top broadcasts an encore presentation of the March 2014 performance at Kodak Hall in Eastman Theater.  Tune in to hear some of Rochester's best young musicians performing with Sir James Galway.  Later in the month, the annual "Where Are They Now Show."
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
Host Michael Barone celebrates the restoration of this fine instrument in Portland, Maine in the September 21st program.
Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning August 10, 2014
Center Stage from Wolf Trap showcases live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians. 

Recently on Classical 91.5

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
WXXI & Eastman School of Music bring NPR’s From the Top to record a show at Kodak Hall. 
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 12:00pm
Some of Broadway’s best show tunes are not just heard on the stage.
Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 12:00pm
Tune in for this live broadcast from the Memorial Art Gallery’s Clothesline Arts Festival, or stop by and see us there!

 


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