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

Sunday, February 22, 2015 (All day)
2/28 Wild About Eubie
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 10:00pm
Former Rochester flutist Sherry Finzer talks about her musical concepts.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 12:01am
Lent 2Choral and organ music helps set the tone of introspection that is one of the hallmarks of the Lenten season.  On this edition of With Heart and Voice, Peter DuBois will share pieces from a variety of musical and textual sources that help us on the journey.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
The monumental book by Miguel de Cervantes, the first novel in European literature, has captured the imagination of composers from different periods and countries, including Richard Strauss, of course. In this program we will hear how Spanish and Latin American composers reflected on the Knight of the Sad Countenance. 

Also on Classical 91.5

Airing February 9-27
Classical 91.5 is proud to bring its listeners special radio segments that celebrate African American musicians
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
The Chicago Symphony features music of russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich this month. Tune in Thursday nights at 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)
The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this February features a double bill on Valentines Day: The fairy tale of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta is paired with the psychological thriller of Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (2/14); it is noted "Live in HD." 
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
An exciting month of broadcasts from the Chicago Symphony featuring a concert of all six Brandenburg Concertos, a double cello concerto played by Yo-yo Ma and Giovanni Sollima, and a concert conducted by Pierre Boulez.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)
The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Bizet, Rossini, Massenet, and Donizetti. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (3/14); it is noted "Live in HD." 
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
The New York Philharmonic performs a large variety of muisc this month ranging from Mozart to living composer Christopher Rouse. The month will end with a performance of Verdi's massive Messa de Requiem. 
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
Journey across the U.S.A this month on From the Top. You will hear music played by gifted young musicians from Maine, North Carolina, California, and more!
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
The San Fransisco Symphony performs romantic favoriates and lesser known pieces, such as Dutilleux's second Symphony and Britten's concerto for violin and viola, as part of the March 2015 concert features.

Recently on Classical 91.5

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 10:00pm
Abel Carlevaro is known worldwide as one of the top masters of the guitar in the second part of the 20th century. However, few people outside Rio de La Plata are aware of his brother and fellow guitarist Agustín Carlevaro. When the Carlevaro brothers were young some thought Agustín was going to be the famous musician. Instead, Agustín became a very well respected architect.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 10:00pm
This week on Concierto cuban-born violinist Andrés Cárdenes plays 20th century character pieces by Samuel Gardner, and Spaniard Joaquín Turina takes you to visit a "Magical Corner."Andrés Cárdenes, el violinista de origen cubano, toca piezas de carácter del siglo 20 por Samuel Gardner, y el español Joaquín Turina le lleva a visitar un "Rincón mágico.”
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 12:01am
Lent IThe First Sunday in Lent marks the beginning of the season of reflection and preparation for Holy Week and Easter.  We’ll listen to powerful music to begin the six-week journey.


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