Classical 91.5

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

Your top 40 favorite classical works!

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

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:00pm
Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes Sound ExChange Project
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
The second interactive Stage Notes
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 12:10pm
A bicentennial celebration of the birth of the saxophone's inventor with the Vertex Saxophone Quartet.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes Madrigalia

Also on Classical 91.5

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.
Mondays at 8:00PM
Enjoy a range of modern music this month from your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
Wagner's fantastic Overture to Der fliegende Hollander or "The Flying Dutchman" is featured in this months broadcasts from Minnesota.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
From Colorado to Miami and up to New England, this month features performers from across the country telling their stories and showing their skills.
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
The San Francisco Symphony broadcast continues with Schubert, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and Shostakovich.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
On 11/9, Unsuk Chin's Clarinet Concerto is aired, with a performance by Kari Kriikku, one of the premier performers of modern clarinet music. Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic, stated in an interview that the piece was written specifically for Kriikku and was an exempliary piece of Chins work which encompassed both her South Korean herritage and a new, modern twist. It is complimented by Mahler's Symphony No. 1.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
In preparation for one of America's favorite holidays, the broadcast on 11/23 features works by American composers. 

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 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.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
BOO! Robert Hammond hosts the spooktacular fifth edition of The Haunting Music of Broadway.


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