Classical

Arts Education Takes the Stage

Sat, 08/27/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Arts education takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes.  Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Bob Sagan, Director of Education and Outreach for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, as they discuss the state of arts education in Rochester and RBTL’s “jewel educational program,” Stars of Tomorrow.

What I did during my summer vacation

So ends the busiest, most inspirational summer of my adult life!  In the last three months, I’ve been privileged to walk through St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, to watch otters swimming in the St. Lawrence River, and to hear barihunk Nathan Gunn singing “Home on the Range” at the Glimmerglass Festival.

Classical Mornings, August 22 - 26

Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

Monday, August 22

A Tropical Jam, a Turkish March, Grieg’s Holberg Suite

Composer’s Datebook: Handel at work on "Messiah"

LAGQ: a group that performed in Skaneateles over the weekend

Pieces by Schubert, Holst, and Frank Bridge’s brilliantly conceived Dance Rhapsody

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 23

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Tue, 09/06/2011 - 8:00pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

Wicked Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz, Takes Center Stage on Stage Notes

Sat, 08/20/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although panned by The New York Times, Wicked has become the biggest blockbuster musical worldwide. Its Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz, takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes.  

Five smooth stones

My Houghton friend Brad Wilber, who runs a blog predicting future Metropolitan Opera productions, has been asked to STOP.  This is very interesting.  Read more.

 

Classical Mornings, August 15 - 19

Mon, 08/15/2011 - 8:35am - Sat, 08/20/2011 - 6:05am
Brenda Tremblay hosts weekdays from 6-10am

Monday, August 15

Composer’s Datebook: Leon Theremin's good vibration

Music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, and the irresistible fun of Jacques Ibert’s flute concerto

A ticket giveaway: a cellist’s fantasy in live performance at the Canandaguia LakeMusic Fest

 

Tuesday, August 16

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Concert

Sun, 09/18/2011 - 3:00pm

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.

New York Philharmonic Orchestra's 9/11 Remembrance Special

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 3:00pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present the New York Philharmonic Orchesta's 9/11 Rememberance.

Great Performances: A Concert for New York on WXXI-TV

Sun, 09/11/2011 - 9:30pm

Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the renowned orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.