Classical

11 O'clock, Tour de force Broadway Numbers

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although there are different interpretations of what an 11 o'clock Broadway number is,

Mornings, July 23 - 27

Everything you need to start the day with: great music, a little news, and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery piece (6:20).

Monday, July 23

Breakfast with music by Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, and Dvorak.  On the Composers Datebook: Harbison's Variations

Classical Afternoons for August

Weekdays from 2pm-7pm

"Last night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street. I took it as a sign to start singing." - Rumi, set by Philip Glass

Radar screen

You’d think things would slow down a bit during the hot summer months.  But across Western New York, classical musicians are busier than ever with rehearsals, concerts, “noncerts,” and workshops. 

Broadway Superstar Adam Pascal on "Stage Notes"

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he welcomes Adam Pascal back to Stage Notes.

Mornings, July 16 - 20

Wake with Brenda Tremblay and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery piece at (6:20).

Monday, July 16

A Mozart horn concerto, a Beethoven piano sonata, a beautiful snapshot of clouds. On the Composers Datebook: Johann David Heinichen.   On the Almanac, the story of the patron saint of television.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Faust

Sun, 07/15/2012 - 12:00pm

Enjoy a new production of Gounod’s opera starring Marina Poplavskaya, Jonas Kaufmann and René Pape. 

From "Mary Poppins" to "The Book of Mormon"

Sat, 07/14/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for  a recap of the RPO’s recent concert Today's Broadway

Mornings, July 9 - 13

Stroll through an ever-changing soundscape every morning on Classical 91.5 with the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and Mystery Piece at (6:40). Brenda Tremblay hosts.

Monday, July 9

Start the day with works by Vivaldi, Beethoven, and Menotti.  On the Composers Datebook: Diamond and Chihara.   Meet a man who turns stories of patients with neurological conditions into eloquent narratives.  We celebrate the birth anniversary of the late Neo-Classical composer and Rochester native, David Diamond with music from the Downton Abbey era.