Music

PBS Arts Fall Festival presents a Free Lunchtime Concert at the Little Theatre

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:00pm

Brasso Profundo, part of New Horizons, and the Mambo Kings perform a free concert in celebration of PBS Arts Fall Festival.

That's a Show Tune?

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Some of Broadway’s best show tunes are not just heard on the stage.

Found object

Look what I found backstage the other day when I was hosting "Live from Hochstein." It's a diagram of the set up for a performance of the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 at the Hochstein Performance Hall on Sunday, April 19th at 4:00 p.m.

Big Ears

What does "avant-guarde" mean in 2015?  Good question.  This piece on The Newshour caught my attention for a couple of reasons. First, it involves the Kronos Quartet still being amazing.  Second, Rochester is absolutely ready for a music festival like this.

Stage Notes: Broadway Veteran Cass Morgan: "The Road to Where"

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Host Robert Hammond and Broadway veteran Cass Morgan as they discuss The Road to Where,

The many facets of David Diamond

This morning I sat down to talk with Peter Elliot, a friend and former neighbor of the late composer David Diamond.  At Jines on Park Avenue (with the fabulous mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe eating breakfast only a few tables away!) Peter pulled out a white plastic bag stuffed with treasures: a whimsical letter from David to his kid brother (see picture below), the first Diamond LP he owned, and a fistful of old photos of the composer spending time with the Elliot family on Edgerton Street.

Religious Musicals from Heretical to Holy

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Host Robert Hammond as he examines how religion influences musical theatre.

Backstage Pass with First Inversion

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes the recently formed vocal ensemble, First Inversion, to Studio A for a breathtaking performance

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:00am

Hear an international cast in Wagner’s magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: Norm Lewis: Who Am I?

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:00pm

Hear the stage and screen star in a show that crosses stylistic boundaries.