Arts and Culture

Bravo! Vail Summer Music Festival 2014

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 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

America Abroad: Burma at the Crossroads

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 9:00pm

This fall, Burma is scheduled to hold a historic presidential election.

Chopin: In Our Day and His

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:00pm

In this two-hour documentary with pianist, pedagogue, and Chopin specialist, Elizabeth Sombart, listeners are introduced to the radically new musical language that Chopin created

The Lyric Opera of Chicago

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 1:00pm

The Lyric Opera of Chicago, as part of the American Opera Radio Series, presents eight operas this season

Backstage Pass with The East End Quartet

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes The East End Quartet to Backstage Pass

Broadway Stars with Solo Recordings

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Veterans of musical theater often transition to the music industry, to varying levels of success.

The Best of the Boston Pops

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 3:00pm

The Boston Pops releases a star-studded celebration featuring some of the greatest moments over their 129-year history.

The 2015 Rochester Classical Idol Vocal Competition

It's a pleasure to support the choral arts in Rochester by listening to inspired singing in the Classical Idol Competition, an annual fundraiser for the Rochester Oratorio Society.  I've been honored to served as the emcee for several years. This year I took a few pictures from the stage.  Enjoy!

That's a Show Tune?

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Some of Broadway’s best show tunes are not just heard on the stage.

Found object

Look what I found backstage the other day when I was hosting "Live from Hochstein." It's a diagram of the set up for a performance of the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 at the Hochstein Performance Hall on Sunday, April 19th at 4:00 p.m.