Music

Great Performances at The Met "Aida"

Sun, 01/31/2010 - 12:00pm

Violeta Urmana stars in the title role of the enslaved Ethiopian princess in Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida.

Backstage Pass featuring The Tremont String Quartet and pianist Jonathan Gonder

Fri, 01/29/2010 - 1:00pm

The Tremont String Quartet & pianist Jonathan Gonder perform live from the Henry Epstein studio at WXXI.

With Heart and Voice: Houghton College Choir

Sun, 01/24/2010 - 8:00am

Start your Sunday morning off with beautiful music performed by the Houghton College Choir.

Artists needed for Haitian relief fundraiser

Two professors at Nazareth College are organizing a fundraiser next Wednesday, January 20th to raise money to help victims of the Haitian earthquake.   If you are a musician, actor, poet, or dancer of any age, you are invited to participate.  To get involved, email either Dr.

Great Performances at the Met “Turandot" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 02/28/2010 - 12:00pm

Maria Guleghina plays the ruthless titular Chinese princess and Marcello Giordani sings Calàf, the unknown prince who wins her love.

On Record: Mercury Opera

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 1:00pm

Benton Hess, Olga Makarina and Dinyar Vania are in studio to talk about the opera company's newest production.

Folk Alley

Sat, 01/09/2010 - 6:00am

Spend Saturday morning with host Jim Blum. as he plays a mix of the best Americana, folk & roots music.

In Performance at the White House "A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 02/11/2010 - 8:00pm

President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of Black History Month.

An Evening With Smokey Robinson

Sun, 02/07/2010 - 11:00pm

Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider’s look at the life and career of the Motown legend.

AMERICAN MASTERS “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over”

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 3:00pm

Sam Cooke created a new American sound and set into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America.