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.

Coming up on Classical 91.5

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 11:00am
7/4       The First Seasonal Song
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 12:01am
Fireworks for the First and Fourth!In honor of Canada Day (July 1) and the American Fourth of July, we’ll focus on great sacred choral and organ music from these North American neighbors.  Join Peter DuBois for this festive program!
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:00pm
Join host Frank Dominguez for Concierto, this week we'll take a look at the Spanish lyric-dramatic genre zarzuelas.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 1:00pm
July marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of David Diamond and WXXI is honoring the American composer with a special broadcast.

Also on Classical 91.5

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
"It seems like Lyric Opera can do no wrong this season"- or so says the Chicago Classical Review. (The Los Angeles Opera season begins July 18th.)
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall Live kicks off July with The Monteverdi Choir, and finishes the month with the National Youth Orchestra of the Unites States of America, which features two Rochester Musicians - violinist Helen Wong, and violist Martine Thomas.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
July promises some of the most amazing young artists ever.  We start the month with From the Top's 300th episode.
Mondays at 8:00 p.m.
The 2014-2015 Rochester Philharmonic Season continues with programs featuring guest pianists Vadym Kholodenko, Stephen Hough and Jon Nakamatsu, and violinist Augustin Hadelich.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
In America's birthday month the New York Philharmonic shares loads of American music - from Bernstein and Gershwin to Copland, Tovey and Sousa.  There's lots to love this month with the New York Phil.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
This month on Pipedreams we'll meet a dynamic young organist from the UK who, after musical studies there and in Vienna, swiftly established an international career as organist and pianist.
Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra features the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and many well known Mozart pieces during their July broadcast programs.
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 2, 2015 - 10:00pm
7/2       A Brazilian Romantic Giant: Alberto Nepomuceno
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
Join host Frank Dominguez for Concierto, this week we'll take a musical look back to our recent trip to Spain.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 12:01am
Saints Peter & PaulThis week With Heart and Voice will celebrate two of the foundational saints of the church, Peter and Paul, with wonderful choral and organ music.


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