Mona Seghatoleslami

Mona Seghatoleslami
Mona Seghatoleslami is the host and producer of Classical 91.5 FM weekdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. She also hosts Live From Hochstein Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m.  

Before joining WXXI Mona was Classical music announcer for West Virginia Public Radio, where she also produced radio features and wrote the "Classically Speaking" blog. Originally from New Jersey, Mona studied musicology and library science at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Viola Performance at Illinois State University in Normal. While at school in Indiana, she was first introduced to radio work at WFIU Bloomington. In her free time, Mona likes to play music – including viola, electric bass, and ukulele, attend concerts, and read science fiction.

Coming up with Mona Seghatoleslami

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:10pm
This bright and brilliant trio from San Diego returns to Rochester with music by Dvorak, Bernstein, and Piazzolla.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 12:10pm
Explore the world of Beethoven's string quartets with the Amenda Quartet, who are bringing a sampler from their ongoing Project Ludwig to Live from Hochstein.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:10pm
Discover beautiful music for voice, flute, and piano with the trio Gossamer Edge – mezzo-soprano Allyn van Dusyn, flutist Rita George Simmons, and pianist Paula Rodney Bobb.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 12:10pm
Take some time to enjoy music for flute and piano by Hakim, Clarke, Gubaidulina, Gieseking, and Tsybin with the Semplice Duo.

Recently with Mona Seghatoleslami

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 12:10pm
Live from Hochstein returns for a new season of lunchtime concerts with a performance by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, led by music director Ward Stare in Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”).
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 12:10pm
Cellist Natasha Farny and pianist Anne Kissel visit to play romantic cello music from Poland.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 12:10pm
The Antara Winds bring music by Patterson, Zemlinsky, and Stuart Balcomb to the Hochstein stage.


Recently on Mona Seghatoleslami's Blog

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:55pm
Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:41pm
Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:29am

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