Classical

Los Angeles Opera

Sat, 07/16/2011 - 1:00pm

Tune in for the Los Angelos Opera world premiere of Daniel Cantán's II Postino.

Great Performances: Rigoletto from Mantua on WXXI-TV

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 9:30pm

From Andrea Andermann comes a visually and musically spectacular production of Verdi’s Rigoletto, filmed on location in Mantua, Italy.

Leroy Anderson in Concert

Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:00pm

Tune in for this delightful Independence Day special featuring a variety of patriotic anthems and lighthearted favorites.

Keeping Score: Mahler on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/03/2011 - 12:00pm

WXXI is pleased to bring audiences Keeping Score: Mahler, a multi-media project focuses on the life and music of Gustav Mahler presented by the San Francisco Symphony and music director Michael Tilson Thomas.

The Frothy Swiss Thing

For me, the second day in the resort town of Stresa, Italy unfolded in flashes of detail; a tiny green fern growing out of a crack in the wall, a clear glass of grappa, two girls in bikinis playing with dogs on the beach. A train carried us through the mountains, across the border north into Locarno, Switzerland for lunch.

Stresa

The WXXI Travel Club landed in Milan Sunday morning, jazzed and tired after an overnight flight from New York.  A bus carried us through hills, vineyards, and quarries to the resort town of Stresa on Lake Maggiore, a few miles from the Swiss border.  Here was everything already loved and familiar; emerald woods, sapphire waters, hills, fragrant gardens.  I’ve heard the Finger Lak

Midday Music Highlights, 6/20-6/24/11

Weekdays from 10AM-2PM

Hope you can spend the day with me!  Here are some hints of things to come...

Problem with June 11th Lyric Opera of Chicago

Astute opera fans may have notice that a portion of Un Ballo in Maschera was missing last Saturday 6/11.  We've just received this notification from the distributor.

Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis awarded the 2011 Cleveland Arts Prize for Music and Dance

Internationally acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis will be awarded the 2011 Cleveland Arts Prize for Music and Dance on June 28th at the 51st annual awards ceremony at the Gartner Auditorium at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

While I'm away, in Italy...

From June 18th til July 4th

The WXXI Travel Club is off to explore The Boot! Watch my blog for updates!