Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time in this series. One of the busiest musicians is Paul Shewan, a Professor at Roberts Wesleyan College where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and the Orchestra.
The Amenda Quartet and Friends will join Julia Figueras for this month's Backstage Pass to perform, share how the quartet was formed, and talk about their upcoming performance at the First Unitarian Church on September 28. The group, who will be joined by guest violist Maria Lambros and cellist Michael Kannen, will perform Beethoven and a movement of the Kodaly.
In our Sharp Ears series, musicians are talking about listening and what excites them. In this podcast, the new Music Director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Ward Stare, explains to Classical 91.5 morning host Brenda Tremblay why hearing certain pieces of classical music LIVE can be a revelation.
Tune in for Heimdall’s Trumpet, a showcase of principal trumpet Christopher Martin and the entire trumpet section in this CSO commission by Christopher Rouse on September 11th. Works by Dvořák, Shostakovich, Mozart and Schubert are also featured this month.
September's programs feature encore performances of Bach's Magnificat with the Eastman Chorale and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Rochester Oratorio Society. Other composers include Stravinsky, Mozart and Lili Boulanger. Join us on Mondays at 8pm.