Painted Music

There are at least three great orchestral suites inspired by paintings - and I have a candidate for a fourth.

Happy Birthday Rodgers & Hammerstein

Sat, 07/18/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The musical theatre writing partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein has been called the greatest of the 20th century.

Shall We Dance?

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

For many Broadway attendees, dance is vital to excellent musical theatre.

Backstage Pass with Duo Vela

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass host, Julia Figueras welcomes a flute and guitar duo to Studio E

Met Opera Radio National Council Grand Finals Concert

Sat, 07/18/2015 - 3:30pm

The 62nd Met Opera Radio National Council Grand Finals Concert, hosted by soprano Angela Meade, who was also the guest artist

Living with David Diamond

Noal Cohen is a musician, jazz historian, and record collector living in Montclair, New Jersey. A retired chemist, he co-authored "Rat Race Blues: The Musical Life of Gigi Gryce" with Michael Fitzgerald.  He is David Diamond's nephew and offers a unique perspective on what it was like living with the acclaimed American composer.  I'm so pleased that he agreed to this exclusive online interview.  ~ Brenda Tremblay

The Legendary Kaye Ballard is on Stage Notes

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From burlesque to vaudeville to big bands and nightclubs, from movies to television to Broadway, Kaye Ballard has seen it all and done it all.

Diamond Anniversary

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 1:00pm

July marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of David Diamond, and WXXI is honoring the American composer with a special broadcast. LISTEN HERE ON-DEMAND

Pulling Out All the Stops

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 3:30pm

Eastman School of Music student Thomas Gaynor competes in this inaugural organ competition.

July 2015 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

In America's birthday month the New York Philharmonic shares loads of American music - from Bernstein and Gershwin to Copland, Tovey and Sousa.  There's lots to love this month with the New York Phil.