Music

5 Questions for Gro Shetelig Kruse

When you step outside and hear birdsong, you know you’re hearing a kind of natural music.

April, at last

Monday, April 11th is the birth anniversary (in 1891) of one of my favorite composers, Sergei Prokofiev. Okay, there’s some confusion here since, if you follow the Gregorian calendar, it’s April 23th.

Great Performances at the Met: Don Carlo on WXXI-TV/HD

Sun, 04/03/2011 - 12:00pm

The Metropolitan Opera’s much-admired new production of Verdi’s Don Carlo, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by Nicholas Hytner, airs Sunday, April 3 at 12 noon on WXXI-TV/HD. The Met’s production of Verdi’s grand opera, in which love, war, politics, and religion intertwine against the backdro

Backstage Pass with the Singing Swensen Family

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 1:00pm

Tenor Robert Swensen, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Cowdrick, and tenor Matthew Swensen  join host Julia Figueras for a special edition of Backstage Pass.

A Musical Tribute to Fascinatin’ Rhythm

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 2:00pm

Celebrate the radio show's 30th anniversary with host Michael Lasser and singers Cindy Miller and Alan Jones as they present iconic American songs.

Take my fife . . . please.

 

 

I’m collecting music jokes for April Fool’s Day. If you have a good one, please post here or send to btremblayatwxxi.org. Or call 258-0371. Thank you!

 

Live From Hochstein: Gibbs & Main

Wed, 03/23/2011 - 12:10pm

Gibbs & Main kicks off the 2011 season, and presents the world premier of Classical 91.5's Chris Van Hof's Caravan Tone Poem.

Apollo's Fire Holy Week Special

Sun, 04/24/2011 - 1:00pm

WXXI is proud to present Apollo's Fire.