Classical

Mad Men of Music

Draping = Striking Don Draper's silhouette pose from Mad Men. You can see a number of fun examples from around the world on a blog devoted to the meme.*
 

Working its Way Back to Rochester, Jersey Boys

Sat, 03/31/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jersey Boys is working its way back to Rochester April 3-29th.  Join host Robert Hammond as he welcomes Brad Weinstock, who’s in the role of Frankie Valli, to Stage Notes

Mornings on Classical 91.5, March 26 - 30

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Brenda Tremblay offers classical music, arts news, and a daily mystery quiz.

WXXI's Brenda Tremblay hosts Classical Idol

Sat, 03/31/2012 - 7:30pm

Join her for the final round of the Rochester Oratorio Society’s Classical Idol at the Hochstein Performance Hall.

Live from Hochstein: Violist Michael Larco

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Viola power! Live from Hochstein presents a program of chamber music featuring the viola, with music by Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert, and Schumann.

April programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

During April the Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents a special program featuring the CSO Brass.

April's America's Music Festival season includes...

Mondays at 8:00 p.m.

America's Music Festivals visit Vermont, California, Virginia and right in our own back yard at Chautauqua Lake this month.

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Sun, 04/08/2012 - 12:00pm

For Easter, Music of the Baroque presents Handel’s Messiah, conducted by Jane Glover.

Name that wave

I was preparing a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert for broadcast the other day, and it struck me that the two works on the program had wildly differing sound wave patterns, even though they were recorded at the same levels.  This was interesting!

Here's a quiz.  See if you can tell which of these sound files is . . .

Mornings on Classical 91.5, March 19 - 23

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, news, and a few surprises. Here are this week's highlights...