Classical 91.5

Classical 91.5 Presents...Shine (January 26th)

Dec 14, 2018

Geoffrey Rush in the movie Shine (1996)

  Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film.

Classical 91.5 Presents...ShineJanuary 26th at The Little Theatre. Live music from the Empire Film and Media Ensemble starts at 2pm at The Little Café, the movie will be shown at 3pm, and WXXI's Julia Figueras will host a discussion afterwards, with pianist Heather O'Donnell and music therapist Betsey King.

Shine is a 1996 film based on the true story of an Australian pianist, David Helfgott, who was an international prodigy, suffered a breakdown and has gradually been able to piece himself back together. 

More about Classical 91.5 Presents...

Selected by our Classical music hosts Julia Figueras, Brenda Tremblay and Mona Seghatoleslami, each film chosen exemplifies the power of music in a non-traditional narrative. Tickets are $7.

Find out more information about Classical 91.5 Presents, including upcoming films, on The Little Theatre website.