Classical

America's Music Festival Season kicks off January 30th

Don't miss the inaugural program

Welcome to this inaugural program in the series America’s Music Festivals. We begin in Seattle, a hip, urban waterfront city — home to the Seattle Chamber Music Society, led by Artistic Director Toby Saks.

Don't miss duo-pianists Katya and Marielle Lebeque on Jan 26

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Start the new year with these Chicago Symphony concerts...

What would Santa play?

One of these pictures shows the REAL Santa getting ready for the big season.  The rest show his talented helpers.  Which one is REALLY him?

Mornings on Classical 91.5, December 19 - 23

This week, test your knowledge of Christmas carols and Chanukah songs in the Mystery Piece at 6:40. The Composer’s Datebook airs at 7:20, the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20.

Monday, December 19

Pieces by F.J. Haydn, Grieg, Grainger

A joyful Latvian Christmas cantata, lovingly performed by the New York Latvian Choir

 

Tuesday, December 20

Works by Arvo Part, Peter Warlock, Johannes Brahms

Rochester's Own Broadway Star, Joe Aaron Reid

Sat, 12/31/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Stage Notes welcomes Rochester native and Broadway star, Joe Aaron Reid, to its New Year’s Eve program.

A Stage Notes Christmas Eve with Amy Grant at 9:00 a.m. and Noon

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Last year Amy Grant delighted Stage Notes listeners on Christmas Day. Host Robert Hammond is thrilled to welcome back this six-time Grammy Award winner to a special Christmas Eve edition of Stage Notes at 9 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

A Broadway Holiday

Sat, 12/17/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and Stage Notes is celebrating the season with some of your favorite Broadway-

News and views

Let’s talk image.  This week, two leading critics offered harsh assessments of the deadly blandness of classical musicians’ wardrobes.

December 12 - 16

Find daily inspiration in the Composer’s Datebook (7:20) and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20). This week, test your knowledge of Christmas and TV movie themes in the Mystery Piece at 6:40.

Monday, December 12

The First Nowell wrapped in brilliant variations

A Grammy-nominated Rochester native throws herself into a passionate Baroque aria

Music by Haydn, Dvorak, and Max Bruch

A Holiday Special with Jim Brickman and The Tinseltone Carolers

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

Join host Robert Hammond as he welcomes solo piano artist Jim Brickman and The Tinseltone Carolers to this week’s special holiday Stage Notes.