Live from Hochstein

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.

* Broadcast times are approximate, give or take 5 minutes.

Visit the full Live from Hochstein performance schedule.

When and where to tune-in

Live from Hochstein is broadcast live on Classical 91.5 Wednesdays from 12:10-12:50 pm and repeated at 10:06 p.m. The season runs 8 weeks in the fall and spring seasons.  

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Coming up on Live from Hochstein

Wednesday, October 14th - 12pm

This bright and brilliant trio from San Diego returns to Rochester with music by Dvorak, Bernstein, and Piazzolla.

Wednesday, October 21st - 12pm

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 28th - 12pm

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 4th - 12pm

Take some time to enjoy music for flute and piano by Hakim, Clarke, Gubaidulina, Gieseking, and Tsybin with the Semplice Duo.

Recently on Live from Hochstein

Wednesday, October 7th - 12pm

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 13th - 12pm

Cellist Natasha Farny and pianist Anne Kissel visit to play romantic cello music from Poland.

Wednesday, May 6th - 12pm

The Antara Winds bring music by Patterson, Zemlinsky, and Stuart Balcomb to the Hochstein stage.

Wednesday, April 29th - 12pm

Hear Concentus sing a bouquet of beautiful choral music for women's voices.

Wednesday, April 22nd - 12pm

Pianists Doleen Hood and Joseph Werner team up to play Sergei Rachmaninoff's dramatic and virtuosic second suite for two pianos.

Wednesday, April 15th - 12pm

The innovative and exciting Eastman Saxophone Project comes to Live from Hochstein, to play music by contemporary composers Stephen Bryant, Michael Djubpstrom, and Adam Gorb, as well as some music by Ravel.



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