Classical 91.5

Weekday mornings

Sep 14, 2018

Genesee Oaks by Asher B. Durand
Credit Memorial Art Gallery

Monday, September 17

Wake to rare and outstanding recordings from the WXXI music library, including Edoardo Bellotti playing Bach at the Memorial Art Gallery, an old refrain, and works by Mozart, Copland, and Jennifer Higdon.

Tuesday, September 18

We'll hear the sound of water flowing through music in recordings by Yolanda Kondonassis and the London Philharmonic. We'll look back at summer and look ahead to winter, too, in pieces by Frederick Delius, Antonio Vivaldi, and Lera Auerbach.

Wednesday, September 19

You're invited to dive into your morning routine with a fantasy, a festive symphony, and fireworks in pieces by Telemann, Smetana, and G.F. Handel.

Thursday, September 20

Rise and shine with a Bach concerto, Schumann's "Fairy Story," and "Speed Studies" by Steve Snowden. Savor a piece for wind band by Jennifer Higdon that's pulsing with mystery by and learn why it's an important week for Ward Stare and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Friday, September 21

You're invited to wake up with a performance from pianist Yi-Wen Chang, captured live on the stage of the Hochstein School.  You'll hear musical portraits of cowboys, puppets, and a solitary apple tree in music by John Williams, Igor Stravinsky, and Nazareth College composition professor Octavio Vazquez.