Monday, September 17
Brenda presents music of J.S. Bach, Mahler, Wagner.
Composers Datebook: Wagner gets a Ride in New York
On the Writer’s Almanac: so much depends upon . . .
Tuesday, September 18
Music by Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Mozart
Composers Datebook: Thomson's "portrait" Concerto
On the Writer’s Almanac: fluffy kittens (yes, resistance is futile)
City newspaper music writer Paloma Capanna offers you a music lovers’ guide to the first ever Fringe Festival.
Wednesday, September 19
Hear works by Copland, Schubert, Haydn.
Wake with the newest CD from cellist Steven Doane and pianist Barry Snyder.
Composers Datebook: Brahms and the clarinet
Thursday, September 20
Brenda presents music by Hindemith, Berlioz, and Eric Whitacre.
If you’ve seen the movie trailer for The Impossible, you’ve heard the music of Rochester composer/singer/songwriter DM Stith. Find out how playing around at the piano has opened doors for this talented artist.
On The Composers Datebook: Tchaikovsky in Paris
Friday, September 21
Start the morning with works by Respighi, Gershwin, Beethoven.
Composers Datebook: Stravinsky back in the USSR
It’s Fringe Fest time; you’ll meet festival chair Justin Vigdor and some of the key organizers and performers
Later on Friday . . . WXXI-FM’s Brenda Tremblay hosts a summit meeting of two of America’s great masters in the performing arts, Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis, and highlights their ongoing collaboration marrying music and dance. (Live call-in show on AM 1370 Connection at noon, streaming at wxxi.org.)