Music

You are the public radio champions!

Your friends at WXXI are tremendously grateful for the outpouring of support for public radio this week during our annual February membership campaign.  In a few short days, 1,326 listeners pledged more than $155,000, exceeding our goal by $5,000.  You are amazing!  Thank you!

On Record with Joyce Yang and Michael Morgan

During Julia Figueras' Shift on Classical 91.5

Black History Month with the RPO.

On Record with Fabien Gabel and Philippe Quint

During Julia Figueras' Shift on Classical 91.5

RPO guest conductor Fabien Gabel and violinist Philippe Quint.

Share the love this week on Classical 91.5

Are you watching the Winter Olympics?  Many of your friends at WXXI are watching, too, and listening for all the great music that underscores the beautiful skating.

Dancing Flute (Listen and Look)

The NPR program From the Top is coming to Rochester to tape a show on March 19th at Eastman's Kodak Hall, and I've been interviewing a few musicians with Rochester connections who have played on the show.

Local Musicians to Perform on "From the Top Rochester"

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 7:00pm

WXXI and Eastman School of Music are pleased to announce local students who will play during the From the Top Rochester performance at Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre on March 19th.

Friday Night Jazz

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:30pm

WXXI presents two Jazz specials on Friday

The Eastman Saxophone Project

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 1:00pm

The Eastman Saxophone Project (ESP) and director Chien-Kwan Lin join host Julia Figueras

Sting: The Last Ship

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 9:00pm

The program offers unique insight into the creative process behind Sting’s latest album and his new musical, premiering June 2014 in Chicago before its debut on Broadway in the fall.

GREAT PERFORMANCES: National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:00pm

Celebrate the Royal National Theatre’s 50th year with performances by alumni and archival excerpts.