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Classical Music
00000175-40b0-dc5e-a1ff-d6b7711c0000Classical 91.5's annual celebration of local performing groups kicks off on April 1st with a new performance every day. While the novel coronavirus has resulted in the cancellation of concerts and seasons, we'll bring some of the area's best live musical moments to you. This year's performances have been curated from a number of ensembles, including: Cordancia, Geneva Music Festival, Hochstein Alumni Orchestra, Madrigalia, Canandaigua LakeMusic Festival (now ChamberFest Canandaigua), Rochester Oratorio Society, Pegasus Early Music, Publick Musick, Society for Chamber Music Rochester, and VOICES . Visit the page to learn more and preview some of the musical selections.Link to Performance Rochester 2017Link to Performance Rochester 2018Link to Performance Rochester 2019Performance Rochester 2020Wed 4/1 @ 8:00a Hochstein Alumni Orchestra performs Herold's Zampa OvertureThu 4/2 @ 12:00p Society for Chamber Music in Rochester performs Paul Wiancko's Toy BricksFri 4/3 @ 3:00p Pegasus Early Music perform's Vivaldi's MagnificatMon 4/6 @ 9:00a Cellist Mimi Hwang & pianist David Temperley play Temperley's Cello Sonata No. 2Tue 4/7 @ 2:00p Geneva Music Festival performs Brahms' String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, op. 36Wed 4/8 @ 5:05p Cordancia performs Lumbye's Champagne GalopThu 4/9 @ 7:05a Canandaigua LakeMusic Festival plays the Presto from Handel's Concerto Grosso, op 6/5Fri 4/10 @ 8:00p VOICES presents Bach's St. John PassionSat 4/11 @ 4:00p Society for Chamber Music in Rochester plays Bolling's Suite for Violin and Jazz Piano TrioMon 4/13 @ 6:00a Pegasus Early Music plays Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre's Trio Sonata No. 2 in B-flat MajorMon 4/13 @ 1:00p The Rochester Oratorio Society performs John Rutter's MagnificatTue 4/14 @ 8:00a The Publick Music performs Nicola Fiorenza's Recorder ConcertoWed 4/15 @ 6:00p Madrigalia sings a suite of songsThu 4/16 @ 12:00p The Antara Winds play John Cheetham's Quintet for WoodwindsFri 4/17 @ 9:00a Cordancia performs Estampes by MartinuSat 4/18 @ 5:00p Pegasus Early Music performs a Suite in D Major by Marin MaraisMon 4/20 @ 9:00a The Hochstein Alumni Orchestra with cellist Annie Jacobs-Perkins play the first movement of Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 2 in G MajorMon 4/20 @ 3:00p Society for Chamber Music in Rochester plays Beethoven's Septet in E-Flat MajorTue 4/21 @ 2:00p VOICES performs Handel's Dixit DominusWed 4/22 @ 7:00a The Publick Musick plays Corelli's Sonata in B-Flat Major, op 1/5 Thu 4/23 @ 12:00p Madrigalia sings a suite of Shakespeare songsFri 4/24 @ 4:00p Canandaigua LakeMusic Festival plays the 4th movement of Schubert's Piano Quintet in A major, "The Trout"Sat 4/25 @ 4:00p Cordancia performs Krasa's Brundibar SuiteMon 4/27 @ 9:00a Amy Beach's Piano Quintet in f-sharp minor, played at the Geneva Music FestivalTue 4/28 @ 3:00p Pegasus Early Music, under the direction of Paul O'Dette, performs Charpentier's Messe di MinuitWed 4/29 @ 1:00p Society for Chamber Music in Rochester plays Lili Boulanger's Nocturne et CortegeWed 4/29 @ 5:00p Violist Rudolf Haken and pianist David Temperley play Temperley’s Sonata for Viola and PianoThu 4/30 @ 8:00a The Rochester Oratorio Society Orchestra performs Corelli’s Concerto Grosso No. 1 in D Major, op. 6

Performance Rochester 2019

Mon 4/1 @ 8:00a  Publick Music performs Breval's Trio No. 2 from Cello-bration!
Tue 4/2 @ 12:00p  Madrigalia performs three songs from their Holiday Concert (Dec 2018)
Wed 4/3 @ 3:00p  First Muse performs Franck's Violin Sonata
Thu 4/4 @ 9:00a  First Muse performs Dohnanyi's Serenade for String Trio 
Fri 4/5 @ 5:00p  Cordancia performs music by Ginastera from Music from South America, Mexico and Cuba concert

Mon 4/8 @ 1:00p  Geneva Music Festival presents Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht
Tue 4/9 @ 7:00a  Pegasus Early Music presents a selection of songs by Barbara Strozzi
Wed 4/10 @ 6:00p  From the MostArts Festival Opening Gala we hear Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1
Thu 4/11 @ 2:00p  First Muse presents Dvorak's Piano Trio No. 3 in f minor
Fri 4/12 @ 8:00a  VOICES presents music by Josquin DesPrez from their Sing Out, My Tongue concert

Mon 4/15 @ 6:00p  First Muse presents Serenade for Cello and Piano by Marek Harris
Tue 4/16 @ 12:05p  Publick Musick presents Sonata Nona by Marini from Cello-bration!
Wed 4/17 @ 9:00a  Geneva Music Festival presents Faure's Piano Quintet in c minor
Thu 4/18 @ 3:00p  Pegasus Early Music presents Couperin's Suite No. 1
Fri 4/19 @ 1:00p  First Muse presents Dohnanyi's Piano Quintet in c minor

Mon 4/22 @ 7:00a  The Hochstein Alumni Orchestra performs excerpts from Debussy's Petite Suite 

Tue 4/23 @ 5:00p  Publick Musick presents Gabrieli's Cello Sonata from Cello-bration!

Wed 4/24 @ 2:00p  MostArts Festival presents The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana

Thu 4/25 @ 9:00a  First Muse presents Jon Nakamatsu and friends performing Mozart's Piano Quartet in E-flat

Fri 4/26 @ 3:00p  Madrigalia presents a suite of songs from their Earthkeeping concert (May 2018)
Mon 4/29 @ 1:00p  Pegasus Early Music presents Bach's Sonata in G