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, May 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
This week we'll enjoy the poetic insight and technical mastery of pianist Horacio Gutiérrez.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:00pm
5/26      Exiles and Émigrés
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:00am
5/28      Music by Jimmy McHugh, Part 2
Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 12:01am
Memorial Day

Also on Classical 91.5

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall's 125th season continues this month with performances by Bach Colleguim Japan, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
The Lyric Opera's 2016 season begins this month with Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Lopez's Bel Canto, and Rossini's Cinderella.
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
This month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs works by Shostakovich, Bach, Stravinsky and Mozart. Pianist Marc-André Hamelin joins the orchestra to perform Shostakovich's first piano concerto.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
This month, the New York Philharmonic welcomes soloists Jennifer Koh, Jessye Norman, and Yuja Wang, among many others. We will hear performances of Strauss' Don Quixote, and Bruckner's 7th symphony.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
This month we'll visit Colorado, Georgia, Indiana and Montana, and hear some great music on the way. We'll meet a 12 year old pianist mastering Schumann, and a young organist who's love for music got him into a bit of trouble with his local library.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
This month on Pipedreams, we celebrate the centenary of Reger's death, and hear a sample of organs that will be featured in the 2016 American Guild of Organists convention.
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
This month, hear performances of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Mendelssohn's String Quartet No. 4, among many other great pieces.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
Music Director James Levine returns to the Metropolitan Opera pit to conduct Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
This month host Edmund Stone tips his hat to excellent but perhaps under-recognized film scores. We'll go along for the ride on a prison break or two, as well as explore films that depict the possible future.
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
This month hear music by Bach, Bartók and Tchaikovsky. Yefim Bronfman will perform Brahms' 2nd piano concerto, and we hear Michael Tilson Thomas' beautiful Street Song for Symphonic Brass.

Recently on Classical 91.5

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Mondays at 10:00 p.m.
Host Candice Agree celebrates the life and work of composer Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga.
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 12:01am
Listener Favorites!
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
Trace the creation of composer Jimmy López’s opera Bel Canto.

 

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