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  • Every day there are exciting things going on in Rochester's cultural arts community. Classical 91.5 hosts collaborate with and create highlights of various arts organizations, musicians and artists in and around our community.
  • A collection of discussions between special guests and Music Director and midday host, Julia Figueras.
  • WXXI Public Broadcasting Council presents events for our members and for the community throughout the year. This page will show all upcoming events presented by WXXI.http://www.wxxi.org/events
  • Composers Datebook is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events involving composers of the past and present - with appropriate and accessible music related to each.00000175-40b0-dc5e-a1ff-d6b771630000New (May 2019) host John Birge has been hosting, producing and performing classical music for more than 25 years. Since 1997, he has been hosting on Minnesota Public Radio's Classical Music Service. He played French horn for the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra and performed with them on their centennial tour of Europe in 1995. He was trained at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy.
  • Upcoming episodes of With Heart and Voice by month
  • Throughout the year Classical 91.5 will present a number of special programs or mini-series that are not a part of our regular broadcast schedule. Come back to this page on a regular basis to find out about these special programs.
  • As we travel through the year, Classical 91.5 will present a number of seasonal or holiday specials. Come back to this page on a regular basis to find out what specials we're offering to delight you and enrich your holiday celebrations.
  • The Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD is shown in more than 2,200 cinemas in more than 70 countries worldwide. COVID-19 Update: As the Met is dark until December 31 due to the ongoing global health crisis, the three live transmissions scheduled for fall 2020 have been canceled. Select cinemas across the globe will screen encore presentations of past titles during this period. Please check your local cinema listings for more information.Rochester patrons have the option of seeing Met at the Movies at Regal Eastview Mall 13 (70 Eastview Mall Dr. Victor), Tinseltown Cinemark (2291 Buffalo Rd.), Regal Henrietta Stadium 18 (525 Marketplace Dr.) and Webster 12 (2190 Empire Blvd).Learn more about the current Live in HD season here. Request your Guide to the Met's Live in HD performances here.Please note theaters are subject to change.**Encore events are recorded versions of the live events and typically occur on the third Wednesday following the live events. Please check the schedule for exact dates. Find a theatre near you
  • Music In Our Schools Month® is an annual celebration during March which engages music educators, students, and communities from around the country in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools.This year WXXI Classical 91.5 is joining the celebration with a variety of on-air and online content. Classical 91.5 is partnering with the Rochester Education Foundation to collect musical instruments and supplies to provide used musical instruments for Rochester city students, increase city students' musical performance opportunities, support the purchase of musical instruments for in-school use, and provide summer music lessons for students. The program also provides new musical instruments to enable college-bound students to be successful. If you don't have an instrument to donate, you can support REF's work to send RCSD students to summer music camps. Find out more.Take in a musical or concert at one of the schools in our region. Share a story, tribute or memory of a music teacher that makes a difference.Learn more about MIOSM.
  • 00000175-40b0-dc5e-a1ff-d6b7720b0000On July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 landed on the moon and we all heard that famous statement, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." WXXI is celebrating the 50th anniversary on all of our services and we're inviting you to share your memories of where you were at that moment when Neil Armstrong took that step onto the moon's surface. Below you'll find:share your Moonwalk Memories herea listing of music that you can hear on Classical 91.5a link to the PBS Summer of Space programming on WXXI-TVa blog post from Classical 91.5 intern Neal Ganguli reflecting on this piece of history from a millennial's perspective
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