Classical

August 2012 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Sir Mark Elder and the Chicago Symphony closed out the final three weeks of the 2009 Dvořák Festival. Some of those performances are featured on the August 23rd program.

Great Peformances: Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 9:00pm

A star-studded event featuring some of Tanglewood’s most distinguished and longtime guests.

Broadway Goes Vegas with "The Tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel"

Sat, 08/04/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A night of hit songs, energetic performances, outrageous costumes, and true Rock 'n Roll at its finest!

Mornings, July 30 - August 3

WXXI-FM’s weekday morning show offers you everything you need to start the day: great music, NPR news, the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery Piece (6:40). Early in the morning, (6:10) catch rare recordings of extinct birds. Brenda Tremblay hosts.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Manon

Sun, 08/05/2012 - 12:00pm

Thrill to Anna Netrebko’s dazzling portrayal of Massenet’s tragic heroine Manon. 

11 O'clock, Tour de force Broadway Numbers

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Although there are different interpretations of what an 11 o'clock Broadway number is,

Mornings, July 23 - 27

Everything you need to start the day with: great music, a little news, and the Writer’s Almanac (8:20), Composers Datebook (7:20), and daily Mystery piece (6:20).

Monday, July 23

Breakfast with music by Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, and Dvorak.  On the Composers Datebook: Harbison's Variations

Classical Afternoons for August

Weekdays from 2pm-7pm

"Last night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street. I took it as a sign to start singing." - Rumi, set by Philip Glass

Radar screen

You’d think things would slow down a bit during the hot summer months.  But across Western New York, classical musicians are busier than ever with rehearsals, concerts, “noncerts,” and workshops.