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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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

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
This week we'll hear classic Argentine tangos from Carlos Gardel.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00pm
6/30      Music from Haiti
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 11:00am
7/2  Sounds Like America  
Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 12:01am
North American Celebrations

Also on Classical 91.5

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall Live welcomes the Budapest Festival Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra to its halls this month.  Plus, pianist Yuja Wang, who recently performed in Rochester with the RPO wraps up the month.
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
This month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform a series of programs of both darkness and light.  June wraps with Alexander Scriabin's Prometheus, the Poem of Fire.
Thursdays at 10:00 p.m.
This month host Elbio Barilari features new music, popular Latin American melodies, the many ways of being a Spaniard and the French influence on Haitian music - every Thursday evening at 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
The Lyric Opera's 2016 season ends with operas by Gounod and Dvořák.
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Hear music from the Dover Quartet and more this month from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
Host Edmund Stone will take us behind the musical mask of The Phantom of the Opera and Spiderman, as well as music from a deserted planet, a conversation with orchestrator Dave Metzger, and more, this month on The Score.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Eric Owens performs with others to honor great African American singers with the New York Philharmonic on July 3 and Prokofiev tells the classic Cinderella story through music on July 31, this month on Classical 91.5.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
This month we'll start in El Paso, Texas at the Plaza Theatre on July 3 and then hear an encore presentation of From the Top Rochester featuring young musicians and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on July 24.
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
This month on APM's Symphony Cast, hear great music from Rossini, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and more.  Plus, tune in on July 29 to hear catch the first night of the 2016 BBC Proms!

Recently on Classical 91.5

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
This week we'll hear classic Argentine tangos from Carlos Gardel.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
Mondays at 10:00 p.m.
6/27      16th & 17th Century, Castilian & Catalan, Sacred & Secular
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 12:01am
Summer Music

 

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