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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Where to Listen

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

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 11:00am
4/18  1919: Songs and Shows
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 12:00pm
Veterans of musical theater often transition to the music industry, to varying levels of success.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 12:01am
Music of Joy and PraiseAs Eastertide continues, and spring unfolds, Peter DuBois will share sacred music to brighten and uplift your spirit.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:10pm
Hear Concentus sing a bouquet of beautiful choral music for women's voices.

Also on Classical 91.5

Weekdays in April during the noon hour
Join Julia Figueras during the noon hour to celebration National Poetry Month.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)
The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Verdi, Shostakovich, Mascagni, and Leoncavallo. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (4/25); it is noted "Live in HD." 
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Hear Bach's magnificant B Minor Mass played on Easter Sunday by the New York Philharmonic!
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
From the Top features annual highlights, performances from the Interlochen Arts Academy, and more this month. 
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
This month on Pipedreams hear beautiful music of all periods in celebration of Easter, Polish compositions, and a wide array of the original 'touch pieces,' toccatas. 
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
Highlights from this month of San Fransisco Symphony broadcasts include a Gamelan ensemble, two appearences of Gil Shaham, and an all-Stravinsky program.
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
An exciting month of broadcasts from the Chicago Symphony featuring an appearance by Yo-yo Ma, symphonies by Mahler, Brucker, Schubert, and Mozart, and a musical interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. 
Thursdays at 10:00pm
Hear music inspired by visual art, tango meant for the concert hall, lost pieces of Villa-Lobos, and more this month on Fiesta!

Recently on Classical 91.5

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:10pm
Pianists Doleen Hood and Joseph Werner team up to play Sergei Rachmaninoff's dramatic and virtuosic second suite for two pianos.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
Join host Frank Dominguez for Concierto, the program that features classical music by Hispanic performers and composers. 
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:01am
Music of CreationAs we near Earth Day on April 22, join Peter DuBois as we listen to choral and organ music that celebrates the earth, and all of creation.

 

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