Backstage Pass

Backstage Pass, hosted by Classical 91.5's Music Director and Mid-day host, Julia Figueras, is a monthly live performance program that gives listeners the backstage experience of meeting local and visiting artists “up close and personal.”  Several times each year, Backstage Pass is performed before a live audience of sustaining members.  To find out how you can become a sustaining member and be part of the live audience, visit wxxi.org/support/membership or call the Member Services Hotline at 585-258-0200.

 Available on iTunes logo Some past interviews and performances can be found on the Backstage Pass podcast.

When and where to tune-in

About once per month on Classical 91.5 (often on a Friday afternoon at 1pm)

Coming up on Backstage Pass

Friday, July 29th - 1pm

Host Julia Figueras welcomes Richard Auldon Clark, artistic director, and members of the Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival to the Henry Epstein Studio

Recently on Backstage Pass

Tuesday, June 21st - 1pm

Host Julia Figueras welcomes faculty members of the MostArts Festival at Alfred University to the WXXI studios

Friday, May 20th - 1pm

Classical 91.5 host Juila Figueras welcomes the Carillon Tuba Quartet from the Eastman School of Music to Backstage Pass

Friday, April 8th - 1pm

Julia Figueras welcomes local chamber ensemble Madrigalia, in celebration of their 40th Anniversary. 

Friday, March 4th - 1pm

Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes the Ying Quartet back to the Henry Epstein studios

Friday, February 19th - 1pm
Friday at 1:00 p.m.

Backstage Pass shines the spotlight on four bassoon students from the Eastman School of Music.

Friday, February 19th - 1pm

Liz Rosa, Amelia del Caño, Clayton Kullander, and Randy Fultz of the Project Bassoon Quartet join host Julia Figueras for Backstage Pass

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