Classical

December 2012 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

This month the Chicago Symphony orchestra presents Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra on Dec. 20.

Chorus Novus

Fri, 12/14/2012 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes Chorus Novus and an audience from Valley Manor to a live concert of holiday music performed at WXXI’s studios.

A John Waters "Stage Notes"

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for a titillating edition of Stage Notes with John Waters (Hairspray, Cry-Baby, Pink Flamingos).

The Music of the Soul Provides Entertainment & Education

Sat, 11/17/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love.

Away

 

Far, far I fly, off on vacation.  I'll miss sharing music with you in the mornings. 

Luna Galassini will be your weekday host until November 26th.

 

Live from Hochstein: Recital Competition Winners

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Recorded live in April 2012 at the Hochstein School of Music and Dance, this concert features the winners of the David Hochstein Recital Competition. The annual competition recognizes the outstanding musicianship and performance skills of advanced student musicians in grades 10-12 who reside in a nine-county region surrounding Greater Rochester. 

Pittsford Musicals Take Center Stage

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Pittsford Musicals proudly presents The Sound of Music November 10th through the 17th at Pittsford Mendon High School. 

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

It’s a daily joy to offer you the best recordings from the WXXI library from 6 to 10am, with arts news from Rochester’s rich cultural calendar, updates from NPR, the Mystery Piece at 6:40am, the Composers' Datebook at 7:20am, and the Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor at 8:20am. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the next few weeks:

Marina Piccinini

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes one of the world's leading flute virtuousos, Marina Piccinini to the Henry Epstein Studio to perform and discuss her music.