Classical 91.5

WXXI Classical 91.5 FM is Rochester's only classical public radio station, broadcasting locally hosted classical music and concerts from around the world every day. Explore our site to find playlists of locally hosted programs, highlights of upcoming concerts, blogs, and arts features. Find syndicated program listings by clicking on the program title on the FULL WEEK SCHEDULE page.

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Where to Listen

Classical 91.5 can be heard in the Greater Rochester, NY area at FM 91.5 on the FM radio dial, and on HD radio at 91.5-1.  You can also stream Classical 91.5 or listen anywhere in the world via the free WXXI mobile app for iPhone or Android.  Some programming is also available in the Southern Tier in the Houghton, NY area at FM 90.3.

Coming up on Classical 91.5

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00pm
Join host Frank Dominguez for Concierto, this week featuring an in-studio performance by the Cuban male chorus Camerata Vocale Sine Nomine.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:00pm
Hailed as one of the top ten classical music festivals in the U.S., Bravo! Vail is a destination for nearly 600 musicians and three world-class orchestras
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:00pm
Sephardic Music
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 11:00am
5/2    Strings 

Also on Classical 91.5

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra takes the goal of commissioning new works seriously. Last season, the PSO engaged eight Pittsburgh area composers, five of whom contributed sections to a collective piece, The Elements, inspired by Pittsburgh’s history and environment. The five pieces are about five minutes each and are essentially sound portraits.
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
An exciting month of broadcasts from the Chicago Symphony includes the December 2014 performance of James MacMillan's Veni, Veni, Emmanuel on the May 7th broadcast.
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
You'll hear influences of Couperin and Respighi's interpretation of bird song with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on the May 22nd broadcast of APM Symphonycast.
Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
APM Symphonycast June broadcasts start up on June 5th with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra playing the works of Stenhammar, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Born in Vienna in 1871, Alexander Zemlinsky had a friend and supporter in Johannes Brahms.  Hear Zemlinsky's large-scale symphonic poem Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid) on the May 10th (Mother's Day) broadcast.
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival presents world-class keyboard musical experiences that inspire present and future artists and audiences.
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
U-CONN isn't only known for its great sports teams.  They also have some of the most amazing young classical musicians.  Hear them at the end of this month from the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
This month on Pipedreams hear beautiful music from the AGO convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul, discover the different instruments that make friends with the organ, and hear music for the Feast of Pentecost.

Recently on Classical 91.5

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 12:01am
PentecostThe “Birthday of the Church” gives rise to music of the Spirit.  Join Peter DuBois for a variety of anthems and hymns to celebrate The Day of Pentecost.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy award nominee Michael Feinstein
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 11:00am
5/2     Surreal Dreaming

 

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