Classical

Beware, the Phantom of the Opera!

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, had its U.S. premiere in Providence, Rhode Island, to launch a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before.”

WXXI Poetry Moments 2014

Airs 3:30 p.m. on AM 1370 and at 4:30 p.m. on Classical 91.5

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

The Lotte Lenya Competition Takes Center Stage with its 2013 Winner Doug Carpenter

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Douglas Carpenter, winner of the 2013 Lotte Lenya competition,

Renata Scotto: A Legend Looks Back

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:00pm

Legendary soprano Renata Scotto recalls her life, from her earliest memories as a young girl falling in love with opera, through her thriving career in this special.

The Dranoff International Two-Piano Competition: 176 Keys to the World

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00pm

WXXI is pleased to bring its listeners The Dranoff International 2-Piano Foundation, a four part series that highlights the foundation and its 2013 competition.

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:00pm

Jane Glover conducts Music of the Baroque Holy Week in a performance of Bach's Passion According to St. John.

The Salzburg Festival wraps up its 8-week season in April 2014

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

The 8-week Salzburg Festival wraps up this month with a music by Smetana, Birtwistle and Mahler.

Backstage Pass with Ironwood

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes the Australian period-instrument chamber ensemble Ironwood to the Henry Epstein studio

April 2014 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Hear the complete Bach B minor Mass on the April 20th broadcast.

Music Academy of the West: The Future of Classical Music on America's Riviera

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:00pm

The Music Academy of the West, whose annual Summer School and Festival has become one of the country’s most prestigious showcases