Arts and Culture

RPO Searching for Seaman's Replacement

Hear the latest on the search for a new music director to take over for the retiring Christopher Seaman.

The Economics of Rochester's Free Music Scene

Our new series "Musiconomy" focuses on Music and the Economy in Rochester.

Turmoil & Triumph: The George Shultz Years "A Call to Service" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 07/12/2010 - 10:00pm

Part 1 of 3 follows George Shultz’ early life, his early cabinet posts and his diplomatic challenges as he’s sworn in as secretary of state.

Radio Lab "Who Are We" on WXXI-AM

Sun, 07/11/2010 - 10:00pm

Radio Lab discusses understanding and trust in relationships.

Spain... On the Road Again on WXXI-TV

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 5:00pm

The famous foursome explores Basque Country.

Passport & Palette Marathon on Create

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 6:00am

Pick up a brush and travel the world with acclaimed master artists.

The Los Angeles Opera on 91.5 FM

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 1:00pm

Tune in Saturdays throughout July for presentations from the Los Angeles Opera.

May the force be with you . . . and your lego collection

Bach's coffee house delights

If you love coffee as much as I do, you'd have been unspeakably happy to hear the premieres of Johann Sebastian Bach's secular concertos.  Scholars think they were first heard in a coffee shop in Leipzig, performed by the composer with a student musical society.  Today on Classical 91.5, the mystery piece was

The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air

Tuesday's mystery piece was Debussy's fourth prelude from Book I, "Les sons et les parfums tournet dans l'air du soir" (The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air), played by Etha Wheeler.