Classical

Jake Holliday Purcell, Blackfriars Theatre, and Million Dollar Quartet

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he talks to Jake Holliday Purcell about his starring role in the Blackfriars Theatre production of The Mystery of Irma Vep playing from October 22nd through November 11th.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 17 - 21

Join Brenda Tremblay for music, a mystery piece, and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

Monday, October 17

Music by Bizet and Herbert Howells

On the Composers Datebook: Schuman starts on third

 

Tuesday, October 18

 Pieces by Haydn, Sibelius, and Stravinsky

Performances from Renee Fleming, Itzhak Perlman, and Yo-Yo Ma

Composers Datebook: Moross's First, Copland's Third

Highlights from Past Shows Featured

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Stage Notes recently celebrated its first anniversary on WXXI.  This week, join host Robert Hammond and Laura Garrison, WXXI’s assistant vice president of individual giving, as together they showcase highlights from interviews  (with music) Hammond has conducted.

Minor key

"Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day."  - Franz Liszt

Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 10 - 14

Join Brenda Tremblay for music, a mystery piece, and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20.

This week's highlights...

San Francisco Opera on Classical 91.5- Wagner's "Siegfried"

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 1:00pm

Sung in German, this audio recording of Siegfried delivers a powerful experience

Eastman Librarian Takes a New Look at Old Books

The librarian at the Eastman School of Music uses reference books from different decades to help students track the view of different composers over time.

Artistic Director and Producer of Rochester's CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center Takes the Stage

Sat, 10/08/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he talks in studio with Ralph Meranto about his sixth season with CenterStage on this week’s Stage Notes.

Mornings on Classical 91.5, October 3 - 7

Join Brenda Tremblay for music, a mystery piece, and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20.

This week's highlights...

Welcome to the Sixties!

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Welcome to the sixties! Although the song is from the Broadway musical Hairspray that opened on the Great White Way in 2002, it takes place in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland.  Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s.