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May 2017 Program Highlights:

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY)-Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna, the loving and resilient lady’s maid on Downton Abbey, stars in a totally different role in a spine-tingling two-part drama on Masterpiece.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 1:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – This year marks the 40th year of teaching at the Eastman School of Music for double bassist James VanDemark. He has helped shaped generations of double bassists; many of his students have gone on to have great teaching and performance careers. On the May edition of Backstage Pass, some of Mr.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) –  On Memorial Day, AM 1370 honors soldiers who have given their lives in battle, and remember also those who are still serving.  On this special Selected Shorts program, we hear four works that look at the experience of war in different ways, from the real-life account of an officer to a futurist’s fantasy.



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