Wake with inspiring classical music, news, and a little conversation about Rochester’s vibrant arts scene. At 6:40 a.m., a mystery challenge: name that TV or radio show!
It’s only February, but a lot of really cool stuff is going to have to happen this year to knock the Imani Winds’s recent performance on Backstage Pass off my list of coolest things in 2012. You can watch the whole thing online right here:
Nutritionists will tell you it’s dangerous to shop for food when you’re hungry and more likely to wander into Twinkieland. For me, the real peril lurks in Wegmans’ book aisle, where on a recent Friday afternoon, I picked up The Doctor and the Diva, the debut novel by Adrienne McDonnell. “Some books just naturally enslave you,” read the Washington Post blub on
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is playing Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 this evening and Saturday night (I’ll be there on Saturday). Just by chance, I happen to have a few cool Mahler links that I’ve saved up for a rainy day.
Check out this time lapse of the stage being set for Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 “Symphony of a Thousand” at Los Angeles’s Walt Disney Concert Hall.
It’s Dance Week! WXXI’s daily mystery piece at 6:40 a.m. offers you the chance to test your knowledge of waltzes, ballets, and pagan rituals. Plus...
My colleague Jessica Smithorn got the coolest Christmas present from her mom this year. It’s the ‘Music Lover’s Handy-Dial Guide to the Great Composers” – a sort of secret decoder ring guide to classical music.