Arts and Culture

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.

11 O'clock, Tour de force Broadway Songs

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although there are different interpretations of what an 11 o'clock Broadway number is,

Overture...Dim the Lights

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Does anybody remember musical theatre overtures?

Sharp Ears with Paul Shewan

Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time in this series.  One of the busiest musicians is Paul Shewan, a Professor at Roberts Wesleyan College where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and the Orchestra.

Backstage Pass with The Amenda Quartet and Friends

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:00pm

The Amenda Quartet and Friends will join Julia Figueras for this month's Backstage Pass to perform, share how the quartet was formed, and talk about their upcoming performance at the First Unitarian Church on September 28. The group, who will be joined by guest violist Maria Lambros and cellist Michael Kannen, will perform Beethoven and a movement of the Kodaly.

Latino Americans

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 2:00pm

Catch this documentary series in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. 

The Moody Blues at the Royal Albert Hall

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:00am

Tune into this live-taped concert of the iconic rock band. 

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:00pm

Catch the latest Ken Burns documentary that shares the stories of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt.