I think this video speaks for itself. No need for me to infringe on it's amazingness.
One of our chief joys is hearing from WXXI's classical music listeners. Enjoy a sample of a few e-mails from recent weeks.
I've been listening to your show on the way in to work lately and really enjoying the selection. Michael Pratorius was new to me, and a direct hit.
A question: you played a chaconne by Marin Marais last week (I believe by the Concert of Nations). I'd like to track the recording down, but he wrote a number of chaconnes. Can you shed any light?
Starring Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Susan Graham in the trouser role of her young lover.
Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of the Eastman Theatre premieres this June.
Patricia Racette and Jonas Kaufmann star as the tragic lovers in Puccini's Tosca.
Angela Gheorghiu stars as Violetta in Verdi's tragic tale of love, deception and redemption.
Tune in to hear the second program from the Pipedreams Live! recording here in Rochester in February 2009.
Join us every Thursday night in April for performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Mozart’s mystical fairy tale comes to life in Julie Taymor’s transcendent production, with a superb ensemble cast, including Nathan Gunn as the bird-catcher Papageno.