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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 wxxi.org/fromthetop.

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.

December 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

In December the Chicago Symphony brings us some all-time favorites, like the 1812 Overture and Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.  Tune in Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m. for these and more favorites.

A "Beautiful" Stage Notes with Amy Grant

Sat, 11/30/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

This week host Robert Hammond welcomes six-time Grammy Award winner,

Thanksgiving with Cantus

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 6:00pm

Gear up for the holiday season as the charming gentlemen of Cantus celebrate Thanksgiving.

Highlights for mornings this week on Classical 91.5

Brenda Tremblay presents inspiring classical music, recent performances by Rochester artists, and highlights from concert halls around the globe.  Plus interviews, classical music news, features, and the latest headlines.

The daily Mystery Piece airs at 6:40 am

Backstage Pass with Vox Lumine

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes Vox Lumine (Voices of Light)