A marimba performance by 16-year-old Joshua Jones of Chicago, Illinois; 12-year-old violinist Anna Lee, from Queens, New York; and the Maggiore Trio — Anna Lee, 11-year-old pianist Alice Burla and 13-year-old cellist Taeguk Mun.
Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax perform in the Kaplan Penthouse. Alan Alda hosts.
Several Rochester record stores are celebrating National Record Store Day with special events Saturday.
I think this video speaks for itself. No need for me to infringe on it's amazingness.
One of our chief joys is hearing from WXXI's classical music listeners. Enjoy a sample of a few e-mails from recent weeks.
I've been listening to your show on the way in to work lately and really enjoying the selection. Michael Pratorius was new to me, and a direct hit.
A question: you played a chaconne by Marin Marais last week (I believe by the Concert of Nations). I'd like to track the recording down, but he wrote a number of chaconnes. Can you shed any light?
Starring Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Susan Graham in the trouser role of her young lover.
Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of the Eastman Theatre premieres this June.
Patricia Racette and Jonas Kaufmann star as the tragic lovers in Puccini's Tosca.
Angela Gheorghiu stars as Violetta in Verdi's tragic tale of love, deception and redemption.
Tune in to hear the second program from the Pipedreams Live! recording here in Rochester in February 2009.