Several schools are listed as "Best Communities for Music Education" for their commitment to and support of music education in schools.
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.