Classical

Gift ideas for your favorite music lover

Santa’s helpers have been busy creating gifts for all the musicians on your list.    For the little violinist, Barbie now comes ready to play her favorite Paganini Caprice.

 

 

Broadway in Love

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

What's Broadway without its never-ending parade of fabulous love songs?

A Centennial Ceremony of Carols: A Benjamin Britten Holiday Celebration

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 12:00pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer Benjamin Britten!

Welcome Christmas!

Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:00pm

It’s that time of year again to Welcome Christmas!

Tallis Scholars: Love is Better than Wine

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 12:00pm

Listen to The Tallis Scholars perform during this uplifting holiday program!

RPO Holiday Pops 2012

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 12:00pm
December 8 at 12 p.m. and December 25 at 10 a.m.

Tune in to listen to holiday favorites in this Rochester tradition.

Songs of Hope

 

I was totally inspired to meet and talk with Rochester home health aide Hope Dukie. She’s developed a unique personal ministry among the sickest and neediest among us.  Click the sound file below ("hopefeature.mp3") to hear her talk and sing.  (Our complete conversation will be available as a podcast soon at wxxi.org.)

December 2013 program for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra presents Handel's Messiah on December 22nd.

The Metropolitan Opera kicks off 2013-2014 Broadcast season in December

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera pays tribute to Benjamin Britten's centennial with a broadcast of A Midsummer Night's Dream on December 21st.

December 2013 listings for The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Mondays at 8:00 p.m.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Music Director Zubin Mehta on the December 30th broadcast.  (NOTE:  The 12/23 program will air at 10:00 p.m. following the Music of the Baroque Christmas special at 8:00 p.m.)