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, October 22, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Neave Trio brings a program of lively chamber music by Haydn and Shostakovich to Live from Hochstein. The San Diego-based ensemble includes an Eastman alum, pianist Toni James.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
BOO! Robert Hammond hosts the spooktacular fifth edition of The Haunting Music of Broadway.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:10pm
Take a whirlwind international musical journey this week, in music for flute, clarinet, and piano, by Higdon, Debussy, Draganski, and Brahms.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:00pm
Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes Sound ExChange Project

Also on Classical 91.5

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Known for his Pulitzer-prize winning Second Concerto for Orchestra, Steven Stucky wrote his first 4 symphonies before he was 30 but withdrew all of them. Now in his late 60’s, his first symphony was premiered by the LA Philharmonic in 2012.  He describes the piece as being “a single expanse of music that travels through a series of emotional landscapes, depositing us at the end of our journey in a different place from where we set out.” The piece airs on 10/12.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
On 10/5, hear the brass quartet who call themselves "The Bone Rangers" performing Antonio Carlos Jobim's No More Blues. Also this month, enjoy talent from Boston, the Aspen Music Festival, and from the campus at the University of South Dakota.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
From our friends to the North, the broadcast on 10/5 highlights some of the best Canadian organ performers and composers.
Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.
The San Francisco Symphony broadcast is back with Wagner, Bruch, and Tchaikovsky
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
Mahler's first symphony and selections from Wagner's Götterdämmerung are featured on 10/2. Other highlights from the month include works by Strauss, Ives, and plenty of Mozart.

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. 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Neave Trio brings a program of lively chamber music by Haydn and Shostakovich to Live from Hochstein. The San Diego-based ensemble includes an Eastman alum, pianist Toni James.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00pm
If you love Hollywood adaptions of some of Broadway's best, you won't want to miss Stage Notes!

 

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