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

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
Although there are different interpretations of what an 11 o'clock Broadway number is,
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Tune in for this annual broadcast celebrating the Jewish New Year. 

Also on Classical 91.5

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
August features summertime classics and four profiles of former New York Philharmonic Music Directors: Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez and Kurt Masur.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
From the Top visits Boston, MA; Princeton, NJ; and New Albany, OH in addition to two stops in the Lone Star State: El Paso and the Texas State International Piano Festival at Texas State University.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
Host Michael Barone leads us through five innovative programs in August, ranging from a sonic blockbuster of romantic pipe organ and wind ensemble to the creative contemporary compositions of a Syracuse Organ Book.  The music of Dieterich Buxtehude is highlighted with guest commentator and biographer, Kerala Snyder.  
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
Tune in for Heimdall’s Trumpet, a showcase of principal trumpet Christopher Martin and the entire trumpet section in this CSO commission by Christopher Rouse on September 11th.  Works by Dvořák, Shostakovich, Mozart and Schubert are also featured this month.
Mondays at 8:00PM
Tune in for encore performances of Bach's Magnificat with the Eastman Chorale and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Rochester Oratorio Society.  Other featured composers include Stravinsky, Mozart and Lili Boulanger.  Join us on Mondays at 8pm.
Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning August 10, 2014
Center Stage from Wolf Trap showcases live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians. 

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. 
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
A Play with Music, written and performed by Hershey Felder, includes music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein and others.
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
Does anybody remember musical theatre overtures?

 


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