Classical

This glorious sadness

When Johannes Brahms’ mother died in 1856, he wrote a letter to his close friend Clara Schumann.  “Time changes everything for better or worse,” he said. “It does not so much change as it builds up and develops, and thus when once this sad year is over I shall begin to miss my dear good mother ever more and more.” 

15 Interesting Facts about David Diamond

Composer David Diamond at the piano
By Bridget Kinneary 

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is performing David Diamond's Fourth Symphony this week. This summer marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. Here are 15 things you may not have known about David Diamond. 

Great Women of The Great White Way

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In recognition of Women’s History Month, join host Robert Hammond

Broadway in Love Part Four

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A month long celebration of Valentine's Day concludes with Broadway in Love Part Four.

A song of fading light and contradiction

Do I contradict myself?

Very well then I contradict myself,

(I am large, I contain multitudes.)

- Walt Whitman

Lament for a bruised heart

 
No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy.  People imagine they can reach one another.  In reality they only pass each other by.  - Franz Schubert

Live from Hochstein: The Ying Quartet

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

The Ying Quartet is a world-renowned string quartet in residence at the Eastman School of Music – and you can hear them in a free lunchtime concert at Hochstein!

Echoes with flutist Sherry Finzer

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:00pm

Former Rochester flutist Sherry Finzer talks about her musical concepts.

Carreras Domingo Pavarotti in Concert

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 8:00pm

Returning to public television 25 years after its groundbreaking debut,