Classical

Mornings on Classical 91.5

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, the Writer’s Almanac, Composers’ Datebook, and bird song.

Monday, November 21

 Music by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Franz Waxman

Brenda talks with Mona Seghatoleslami, WXXI-FM’s new afternoon host. (Hear a podcast of their interview at wxxi.org)

 

Tuesday, November 22

Jamie Bernstein Reminisces About Her Father, Leonard

Sat, 11/19/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jamie Bernstein talks in depth about her father, Leonard Bernstein, and the impact he had on her.  Additionally, she discusses EL SISTEMA USA! -- a new film documentary about the power of music to create social transformation.

Mornings, November 14 - 18

Join Brenda Tremblay from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. weekdays.

You’re invited to start the day with lively classical music, a mystery piece, and bird song.  Composers Datebook airs at 7:20, Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, features around 8:35 a.m.                            

Transitions

The Rochester Oratorio Society announced a commission this week in celebration of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and other milestones.  The ROS will commission composer Glenn McClure to write a piece including texts, instruments and musical resources from Ghana, West Africa, and Western New York.

An Extraordinary Story of Triumph Against All Odds

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

During this poignant edition of Stage Notes, host Robert Hammond and his guest Cullen R. Titmas (Tony in the Broadway tour of Billy Elliot the Musical) will explore many of the important  themes  Billy Elliot the Musical brings to life, including being who you are, expressing yourself, the importance of family and community, overcoming obstacles, bullying, and following dreams.

Mornings on Classical 91.5

Join Brenda Tremblay from six until ten.

You’re invited to start the day with lively classical music, a mystery piece, and bird song.  Composers Datebook airs at 7:20, Writer’s Almanac at 8:20, features around 8:35 a.m.

Monday, November 7

Music by Sarasate, Tchaikovsky, and a celebration of American music

Tuesday, November 8

December 2011 Saint Paul Sunday

Sundays at 12:00 p.m.

Host Bill McGlaughlin visits with these groups in December:

December 2011 APM SymphonyCast

Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

We'll hear Schubert's "Great" and "Tragic" symphonies all in the same month, along with several Bach Christmas Cantatas.

December 2011 Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

Pipedreams celebrates the holiday all month long.

December 2011 From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

From the Top presents these young musicians in December.