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

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.)

December 2013 listings for APM SymphonyCast

Fridays at 8:00 p.m.

The 2013-2014 season promises to be an exciting one for violinist Midori, as she embarks on the 31st year of her performing career, having come on the scene at just 11 years old.  You can hear Midori on the December 13th broadcast. (NOTE: SymphonyCast will be pre-empted on December 20th to bring you a special Christmas Celtic Sojourn special.)

December 2013 programs on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Please note that the San Francisco Symphony will be heard at 10:00 p.m. on Christmas day to accommodate the Christmas Concert from St. Olaf College at 8:00 p.m.

December 2013 program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

We're still awaiting complete listings for the Pipedreams programs for December; but you can count on host Michael Barone helping us celebrate the holidays as we end the year together.

December 2013 Listings for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

From the Top wraps up 2013 with a look back at alumni from previous shows and updates us on where they are now.  Don't forget that you can get tickets to the March 19, 2014 live taping of From the Top here in Rochester at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on our website at

December 2013 listings for the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Since completing apprenticeships with the Santa Fe Opera and the Chicago Lyric Opera, mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley has appeared in leading operatic roles from Anchorage to New York.  You can hear her perform Cateloube's Chant d’Auvergne on the December 29th broadcast.