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Backstage Pass with the Society for Chamber Music Rochester -- 5/11 & 5/13/18

Five years ago, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster Juliana Athayde and RPO Principal Oboe Erik Behr took the reins of the Society for Chamber Music Rochester.  Since then, changes have happened: new venues, commissioned compositions...even wine tastings. Juliana and Erik look forward--and back--with Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras, and offer up two horn trios featuring RPO Principal Horn and Eastman School of Music professor Peter Kurau and ESM collaborative pianist Chiao-Wen Cheng. Friday, May 11 and Sunday, May 13, airing at 1 PM both days. 

A Strong Memorial baby and Greece Arcadia grad, Julia Figueras was the Music Director and mid-day host for WXXI Classical until June 30, 2023 when she retired after more than 26 years of service. She also hosted the award-winning monthly interview/performance show, Backstage Pass.