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I’m constantly inspired by WXXI listeners!   Your comments, memories, and observations about music are like signposts, pointing me in new directions.  Your creativity is infectious, and your support kindles the best ideas. 

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 26 - 30

Join Brenda Tremblay for music and arts news. The Composers Datebook airs at 7:20 and the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20. Features air around 8:35.

This week's highlights...

Mexico: The Royal Tour

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 3:00am

Mexico: The Royal Tour is a fast-paced, non-stop adventure through Mexico's iconic spots as well as experiences that aren't found in any guidebook, but are still accessible to travelers.

America in Primetime on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/30/2011 - 8:00pm

Episode 1 of 4 examines the Independent Woman. Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters.

PBS Arts from Miami: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/30/2011 - 2:00pm

Witness the grace and beauty of one of America’s finest dance companies in a trio of signature works by George Balanchine and Twyla Tharp.

PBS Arts from Seattle: Pearl Jam Twenty on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/23/2011 - 2:00pm

In honor of Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary, award-winning director and music journalist Cameron Crowe creates a definitive portrait of the seminal band. 

Houston Grand Opera

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 1:00pm

The season kicks off with Richard Strauss' Araidne auf Naxos. 

Masterpiece Mystery! presents Case Histories on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 9:00pm

Jackson takes on the cold case of a girl who went missing thirty years earlier.

PBS Arts from Minnesota: The Guthrie Theater Presents H.M.S. Pinafore on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 2:00pm

Delight in this spectacular new production of the beloved Gilbert and Sullivan classic from the Guthrie Theater.

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:10pm

Tune in for an exciting new season of Live from Hochstein.