© 2022 WXXI-FM | WXXI Public Broadcasting, 280 State St. Rochester, NY 14614, (585) 325-7500
Perfectly Tuned to Your Day
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
On Record
A collection of discussions between special guests and Music Director and midday host, Julia Figueras.

On Record with Andreas Delfs, Katherine Ciesinski and Grant Preisser: Hansel and Gretel

RPO Hansel and Gretel

To ring in the holiday season, your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is performing Engelbert Humperdinck’s lovely opera, Hansel and Gretel. RPO Music Director, Andreas Delfs, stage director Grant Preisser, and mezzo-soprano Katherine Ciesinski from the Eastman School of Music came by our studios to talk about the staging, the universal and immediate appeal of this charming work, and how to perform through tears...although there will be some laughs, too.