Music

Poet Berthold Auerbach once said,

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
WXXI hopes that it inspires its audiences every day, and that you find the concert of musical content on this page equally inspiring. » read more about Music at WXXI

Coming Up

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 12:00pm
The 60 professional musicians that make up the chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque present J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. John.
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
Billy Porter has been called a “force of nature”
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00pm
Music superstar Annie Lennox performs some of the most memorable melodies and lyrics from the American Songbook.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 10:00am
In April 2014, Pope Francis canonized Pope John XXII and Pope John Paul II, and on that occasion, Sir Gilbert Levine gathered orchestras and choruses from all over Europe and America to present works of hope and peace.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
Join us for two programs examining the legacy of the Titanic disaster.

Ongoing

Thursdays at 10:00pm
Hear music inspired by visual art, tango meant for the concert hall, lost pieces of Villa-Lobos, and more this month on Fiesta!

Recently

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 5:00pm
A profile of the most celebrated music producer in Britain, Sir George Martin.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:00pm
Julia Figueras welcomes the acclaimed “premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare), Cantus to WXXI's studios
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 12:10pm
The Ying Quartet is a world-renowned string quartet in residence at the Eastman School of Music – and you can hear them in a free lunchtime concert at Hochstein! Their program includes music by Haydn, Thompson, and Novacek.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:10pm
Live from Hochstein returns for the spring! The first concert features outstanding Hochstein students, clarinetist Xilin Zhou and guitarist Oksana Miller.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:00pm
One of the world's best-known and best-loved performers, John Denver earned international acclaim as a songwriter, performer, actor, environmentalist and humanitarian.
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