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

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 10:00pm
This week host Frank Dominguez introduces us to Manuel Ponce, the "Father of Modern Mexican Song."
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 10:00pm
9/1        Fiesta Sessions 
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 11:00am
9/3        Jerry and Oscar
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 1:00pm
Home of the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet, the War Memorial Opera House opened in 1932 with TIME magazine declaring it “…a house made possible by all the people of San Francisco.” Now, we travel there to enjoy 10 operas performed by The San Francisco Opera.

Also on Classical 91.5

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Join us as we hear the New York Philharmonic play two Beethoven symphonies, Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto, and more, this month on Classical 91.5
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
This month, on From the Top, we'll hear the winners of the Interlochen Arts Academy's concerto competition, plus a guest appearance by Danny Elfman, and the 300th episode of From the Top, recorded in Boston, Massachusetts. 
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
The 2016 BBC Proms continues this month with pieces by Ravel, Beethoven, Berlioz, and Schubert, all on Classical 91.5.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
This month on Pipedreams, we'll hear organ symphonies, music from masters of the past, and more on Classical 91.5
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.
Tune in to hear the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra play Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Strauss's An Alpine Symphony, Dvořák's Symphony No. 8, plus Yuja Wang plays Mozart, and more, this month on Classical 91.5.
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
Join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this month, to hear selections from Wagner's epic Ring cycle, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, a rebroadcast of Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2015 Symphony Ball and more, on Classical 91.5.
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
Join us, on Classical 91.5, for the last month of the 2016 BBC Proms.  We'll hear from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, the Hallé Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and more.

Recently on Classical 91.5

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 12:01am
Choral Sounds from Down Under
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
You might not know Marni Nixon's name, but you've probably heard her.
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 11:00am
8/27      Looking for the Boy

 

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