Arts and Culture

A Stage Notes Christmas Eve with Amy Grant at 9:00 a.m. and Noon

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Last year Amy Grant delighted Stage Notes listeners on Christmas Day. Host Robert Hammond is thrilled to welcome back this six-time Grammy Award winner to a special Christmas Eve edition of Stage Notes at 9 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

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Let’s talk image.  This week, two leading critics offered harsh assessments of the deadly blandness of classical musicians’ wardrobes.

December 12 - 16

Find daily inspiration in the Composer’s Datebook (7:20) and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20). This week, test your knowledge of Christmas and TV movie themes in the Mystery Piece at 6:40.

Monday, December 12

The First Nowell wrapped in brilliant variations

A Grammy-nominated Rochester native throws herself into a passionate Baroque aria

Music by Haydn, Dvorak, and Max Bruch


Sun, 01/29/2012 - 11:00pm

The haunting story of late photographer Francesca Woodman and her family.

BHUTAN - Taking the Middle Path to Happiness

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:00pm

Imagine a country committed to the people's happiness. This documentary visits the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan and its development policy of "Gross National Happiness".

Viewers' Choice on WXXI-TV/HD

Tue, 12/13/2011 - 8:00pm

What were the most popular shows during our TV Membership campaign?

A Holiday Special with Jim Brickman and The Tinseltone Carolers

Sat, 12/10/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond as he welcomes solo piano artist Jim Brickman and The Tinseltone Carolers to this week’s special holiday Stage Notes.

Kodak's Retired Infrared Film Creates A Hot Pink Congo

Irish photographer Richard Mosse created a highly unusual look at remote parts of war-torn Congo by shooting his series Infra with recently discontinued Kodak infrared film.

Mornings on Classical 91.5

Starting at 6:00 a.m. with the birds.

Let’s relax.  In the holidays to come, delights, gifts, and memories flood our lives, and with them come pressures and anxieties which make this a difficult season for many.

Music offers you a refuge from the bustle, a room where you can take off your coat and warm your hands to Wagner’s Magic Fire music or Bach’s passionate Goldberg variations.

Globe Trekker Special: Great Natural Wonders

Thu, 01/26/2012 - 9:00pm

Join the Globe Trekkers as they explore some of the world’s Great Natural Wonders.