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San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Tue, 09/06/2011 - 8:00pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

Wicked Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz, Takes Center Stage on Stage Notes

Sat, 08/20/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although panned by The New York Times, Wicked has become the biggest blockbuster musical worldwide. Its Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz, takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes.  

Five smooth stones

My Houghton friend Brad Wilber, who runs a blog predicting future Metropolitan Opera productions, has been asked to STOP.  This is very interesting.  Read more.

 

Classical Mornings, August 15 - 19

Mon, 08/15/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/20/2011 - 6:05am
Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

Monday, August 15

Composer’s Datebook: Leon Theremin's good vibration

Music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, and the irresistible fun of Jacques Ibert’s flute concerto

A ticket giveaway: a cellist’s fantasy in live performance at the Canandaguia LakeMusic Fest

 

Tuesday, August 16

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Concert

Sun, 09/18/2011 - 3:00pm

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Remembrance Special

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 3:00pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present the New York Philharmonic Orchesta's 9/11 Rememberance.

Great Performances: A Concert for New York on WXXI-TV

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 9:30pm

Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the renowned orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

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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  • Classical Mornings, August 8 - 12

    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