Classical

Carnegie Hall Spring for Music presents the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS A live performance, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Spring For Music: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

May 2014 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

This month (on May 22) the Chicago Symphony performs #13 on YOUR Top 40 classical favorites list:  Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, Organ, a work that may be best known from its use in the 1995 movie staring James Cromwell about the famous pig Babe.

Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Live From Tanglewood

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:00pm

Embark on a musical journey with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, a “mobile musical think tank.”

Carnegie Hall Spring For Music with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:30pm

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, singers from the Eastman School of Music Opera Department, and the Eastman-Rochester Chorus perform a concert version of Howard Hanson’s Merry Mount at Carnegie Hall.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

WXXI's Brenda Tremblay hosts a whole new broadcast season of the Rochester Philhamornic Orchestra.

Beware, the Phantom of the Opera!

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, had its U.S. premiere in Providence, Rhode Island, to launch a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before.”

WXXI Poetry Moments 2014

Airs 3:30 p.m. on AM 1370 and at 4:30 p.m. on Classical 91.5

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

The Lotte Lenya Competition Takes Center Stage with its 2013 Winner Doug Carpenter

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

Douglas Carpenter, winner of the 2013 Lotte Lenya competition,

Renata Scotto: A Legend Looks Back

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:00pm

Legendary soprano Renata Scotto recalls her life, from her earliest memories as a young girl falling in love with opera, through her thriving career in this special.

The Dranoff International Two-Piano Competition: 176 Keys to the World

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00pm

WXXI is pleased to bring its listeners The Dranoff International 2-Piano Foundation, a four part series that highlights the foundation and its 2013 competition.