Monday, March 5
Music by Britten, Poulenc, and Lili Boulanger
Barber sings Barber on the Composers Datebook
Garrison Keillor on the influential hobby club which made possible the personal computer
Performances by violist Carol Rodland, baritone Benjamin Luxon, and pianist Pascal Rogé
Tuesday, March 6
Dag Wiren’s Serenade for Strings, Beethoven's Op. 127 on the Composers Datebook
Garrison Keillor remembers the novelist who wrote "What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it."
Wednesday, March 7
Host Ruth Phinney presents some of the best recordings from the WXXI library.
Daniel Pinkham on the Composers Datebook
Thursday, March 8
Music by Dvorak, Charpentier, and Nielsen
Composers’ Datebook casts a spotlight on Alan Hovhaness
Brenda chats with RPO Conductor Laureate Christopher Seaman
Friday, March 9
Works by Schubert, Sibelius, and Tailleferre
Tabloid Paganini? (Composers’ Datebook)
Brenda talks with Eric Townell, Music Director of the Rochester Oratorio Society, and Missy Pfohl Smith of dance troupe BIODANCE about a unique version of Brahms's beloved Liebeslieder waltzes.
Click here for a podcast of their entire conversation.