Arts and Culture

Live from Hochstein: Postcards with the Telos Trio

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Take a whirlwind international musical journey this week, in music for flute, clarinet, and piano, by Higdon, Debussy, Draganski, and Brahms.

Sharp Ears with Christine Goerke

In this series from WXXI, musicians offer access to their inner lives as listeners.  Enjoy a short conversation with leading dramatic soprano Christine Goerke, who earned high praise for her starring role in the opera Ariadne  in Naxos this summer at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown. 


Live from Hochstein: The Neave Trio

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

The Neave Trio brings a program of lively chamber music by Haydn and Shostakovich to Live from Hochstein. The San Diego-based ensemble includes an Eastman alum, pianist Toni James.

Live from Hochstein: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra with Ward Stare

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Ward Stare, plays Mendelssohn's “Italian” Symphony and Rosssini's Barber of Seville Overture for the first concert of the new season of Live from Hochstein.

WXXI Live at the Clothesline Arts Festival

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:00pm

Tune in for this live broadcast from the Memorial Art Gallery’s Clothesline Arts Festival, or stop by and see us there!

That's a Show Tune?

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Community Cinema presents "Makers: Women in Comedy"

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:00pm

Join us for a free screening of a film that tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, followed by a panel discussion.

Sharp Ears with Laurence Tallman

In this series from WXXI, Rochester musicians offer you a guide to listening. As many students and teachers are headed back to school, we turn our attention to the important listening that goes on in classrooms.  The guest is music teacher Laurence Tallman, who says both teachers and students have had a profound impact on him.

Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:00pm

Follow renowned artist Kehinde Wiley as he creates a new series of paintings in collaboration with Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci.

Sharp Ears with Terry Fonda Smith

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, you’re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention.  The guest in today's podcast is oboist Terry Fonda Smith.  Terry plays principal oboe in the Penfield Symphony, and teaches oboe at Hochstein and privately.