Mornings, September 10 - 14

Birds start at 6:00 a.m., followed by NPR News, invigorating music, a daily Mystery piece at (6:40), the Composers Datebook (7:20), and the Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (8:20).

photo by Martin LaBar viaflickr


 Monday, September 10
Discover music by one of the most influential teachers of musical composition of the 20th century and her Rochester-born student, plus pieces by Debussy, Schubert, and Ravel.
Tuesday, September 11
Brenda offers you great performances from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, pianist Rebecca Penneys, and chamber choir Voices.
Wednesday, September 12
Wake up with a little nostalgia for summer from the Palladian Ensemble, violinist Yehudi Menuhuin, and soprano Rene Fleming.
Thursday, September 13
Celebrate Good Things Rochester;  we’ll mark the Rochester Museum and Science Center’s 100th birthday with museum President Kate Bennett.   Also, a cantos for the end of summer, Britten’s Simple Symphony, and Clara Schumann’s piano concerto. 
Friday, September 14
We love music and the planet!  In honor of Greentopia, you’ll enjoy lots of recycled classics; Hungarian peasant songs reshaped by Bela Bartok, Vaughan Williams reused by Disney, Bach twisted into cool new shapes by Heitor Villa-Lobos. 
Plus,  Philip Ying, music director of  Greentopia | MUSIC previews Tarantella for String Quartet, reimagined  for Greentopia by Jeff Tyzik, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor and Grammy Award winning composer and arranger.   (All performances at Greentopia | MUSIC are FREE and open to the public attending Greentopia | ECOFEST this weekend.)