Rochester native Renée Fleming plays the mythological sorceress in Rossini's Armida.
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.