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

Sunday, January 25, 2015 (All day)
1/31      Meeting Again: The Love Songs of World War I  
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
Show tunes grew distinct from pop songs with the birth of rock ’n’ roll.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:00pm
This week host Frank Dominguez introduces us to the great flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía.
Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
The Mozart Festival is one of the world’s most spectacular music events, where artists and thousands of visitors come to Salzburg, city of Mozart’s birth, to celebrate Mozart.

Also on Classical 91.5

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
The Chicago Symphony presents music of Prokofiev, Walton, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn and more this month.  We'll also hear the orchestra perform the music of the film Lincoln, conducted by its composer, John Williams.  Thursday nights at 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)
The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast season wraps up the holiday season with a family favorite, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.  All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There are two Live in HD Theatercasts this month, which are noted "Live in HD." 
Mondays at 8:00 p.m.
Music of Edward Elgar is featured this month by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Tune in on Mondays at 8:00 p.m.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Joined by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, The New York Philharmonic presents Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in February. Other highlights of the month include an encore broadcast with Leonard Bernstein, J.S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto and two Brahms symphonies.  
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
From the Top brings us four exciting programs this month. Two of those programs are hosted from the program's home: Jordan Hall in Boston. From Jordan Hall we will hear music of Glinka, Bach, and more performed by thoughtful and musically gifted teenagers. 
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
Host Michael Barone takes listeners coast to coast this month on Pipe Dreams. Hear Music played on the Glatter-Götz/Rosales pipe organ at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, then, travel to Miami to hear performances by the finalists of the 2014 Miami International Organ Competition. More information at

Recently on Classical 91.5

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 10:00pm
Tune in to hear the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 10:00pm
This week host Frank Dominguez we'll hear from guitarist Jason Vieux and Venezuelan-born pianist Vanessa Perez.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:00pm
This week – host Frank Dominguez introduces you to a leader of the movement toward nationalism in late 19th-century Spanish music.


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