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A collection of discussions between special guests and Music Director and midday host, Julia Figueras.

On Record with Andreas Delfs and Juliana Athayde

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RPO Music Director Andreas Delfs and Concertmaster Juliana Athayde

Each season, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster Juliana Athayde commands center stage as a soloist. This year, she returns to Mendelssohn's beloved Violin Concerto in e-minor. Also in the evening: Wagner's luscious overture to Lohengrin and Bruckner's Symphony No. 6. Juliana and RPO Music Director Andreas Delfs chatted with Julia Figueras about changing performances over time, Bruckner's beautiful arc of musical thought, why the Wagner was groundbreaking, and how all of these things fit together.

A Strong Memorial baby and Greece Arcadia grad, Julia Figueras is the Music Director and mid-day host for WXXI-FM. She is also the producer and host for the award-winning monthly interview/performance show, Backstage Pass.