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Fourteen Broadway Triple Threats Featured on Stage Notes

Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A triple threat—that’s what every Broadway performer strives to be.  On this week’s Stage Notes, the music (some original songs) of fourteen bona fide triple threats who have acted, danced, and sang on Broadway in musicals such as Wicked, RENT, Miss Saigon, Rag Time, The Light in the Piazza, South Pacific, and many others will

Mostly dead is slightly alive

Syracuse University officials fed a miracle pill to the city's dead Symphony, and they say that with love and care, it may revive soon.  Read the latest here.  Meanwhile, troubles began in Montreal, and New York City Opera

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    Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

    Monday, August 8

    More than 60 African American classical musicians from throughout the United States will gather in Rochester later this week for the 9th Gateways Music Festival. They will perform recitals, chamber music concerts, symphonic concerts, and lecture demonstrations. WXXI’s Teej Jenkins reports.

    Wake with pieces by Debussy, Antonio Vivaldi, and Florence Price

    GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Il Trovatore on WXXI-TV

    Sun, 08/28/2011 - 12:00pm

    James Levine conducts David McVicar’s stirring production of Verdi’s intense opera starring Marcelo Álvarez.

    The Gateways Music Festival

    Tue, 08/09/2011 - 1:00pm

    WXXI is proud to present Terrence Wilson and Kelly Hall-Tompkins from the Gateways Music Festival.

    The Finger Lakes Chamber Music Society

    Fri, 07/15/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Backstage Pass proudly presents The Finger Lakes Chamber Music Society.

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    Hello from Moorhead, Minnesota!  Enjoy Carl Pultz's company in the mornings on Classical 91.5 while I attend a music conference at Concordia College, right across the street from the cemetery that inspired the name of the radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion." 

     

    So what's with the Robo Announcers during the middle of the day?

    WXXI-FM 91.5 has received multiple calls and e-mails this week asking about the "robo announcers" during the middle of the day this week. 

    WXXI's Carl Pultz wakes you up with energizing music

    Mon, 07/25/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/06/2011 - 9:35am
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    Join WXXI’s Carl Pultz weekday mornings from six until ten for classical music, Composers Datebook, the Writer’s Almanac, and more.