Music

Sharp Ears with Eric Townell

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, musicians are bringing you their favorite recordings.  The Artistic Director of the Rochester Oratorio Society, conductor Eric Townell, talks with Sharp Ears producer Brenda Tremblay about one of his musical idols, Jose Van Dam.  Eric had grown up listening to broadcasts of the famous Belgian singer.  Years later,

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:00pm

This production of Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess

Sharp Ears podcast with Carol Rodland

Carol Rodland is a professor of viola at the Eastman School of Music.  She’s also the founder and artistic director of "If Music Be the Food...", a benefit concert series to increase awareness and support for the hungry through classical music performances. Her next benefit concert is a Strauss Birthday Celebration on October 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m at St.

Stritching it Out on Stage Notes and Song Travels

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Broadway star who turned Stephen Sondheim’s song of survival

Met Opera in HD: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:55pm

Met Opera in HD presents Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro at Tinseltown, Henrietta Staduim 18, Eastview Mall 13 and Webster 12.

Met Opera in HD: Verdi's Macbeth

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:55pm

Met Opera in HD presents Verdi's Macbeth at Tinseltown, Henrietta Staduim 18, Eastview Mall 13 and Webster 12.

Broadway's Best Shows

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A list of musicals that changed Broadway will most certainly include Oklahoma and Company,

Live from Lincoln Center: The Nance Starring Nathan Lane

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:00pm

Nathan Lane stars in Tony Award-nominated play "The Nance."