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Live from Hochstein Fall 2019

Sep 23, 2019

December 11: A Cup of Good Cheer with Madrigalia

Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

Featuring Madrigalia; Cary Ratcliff, artistic director. Our annual celebration of the holiday season with the choral chamber ensemble Madrigalia.

Previous shows: 

October 16: The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

Featuring the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Ward Stare, music director and conductor. The program includes Weber’s Euryanthe Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2.  
 

October 23: Superb String Soloists from Eastman

Featuring Performer’s Certificate students from the Strings, Harp, and Guitar Department of the Eastman School of Music. Bassist Justin McCulloch performs the first movement from the Bass Concerto by Andres Martin. Guitarist Maya Lončar will be playing the Gran Jota by Francisco Tarrega. Cellist Dominic Lee performs Tchaikovsky’s Pezzo capriccioso, Op. 62. 
 

October 30: Syrinx XXII

Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

Featuring António Carrilho, recorders; Katharine Rawdon, flutes; Raj Bhimani, piano. Syrinx: XXII performs on piano and a vast array of flutes and recorders, taking a new approach to music-making and programming looking forward to the 22nd Century. This concert includes Mozart’s Trio in E-flat Major—which Mozart wrote so he could play it with two of his closest friends—as well as works by Christoph Willibald Gluck and Sören Sieg. 

November 6: Early Music Celebration

Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

Lost is My Quiet: Love Songs for Voices, Guitar, and Theorbo, featuring Warner Iveris, theorbo and baroque guitar; Tyler Cassidy-Heacock, soprano; Joseph Finetti, baritone. The program includes songs of Barbara Strozzi and Henry Purcell as well as music for solo guitar, exemplifying the fiery and passionate love songs of the Baroque period. Though the music was written in the 17th century, these works express emotions that resonate powerfully with our contemporary experiences. Presented in conjunction with the Rochester Early Music Festival. 

November 13: Brickman-Walsh Duo

Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

Violinist David Brickman and pianist Diane Walsh perform two works by Claude Debussy – Sonata in G Minor and Beau Soir – and Brahms’ Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Nearly every great composer since Mozart has been inspired to write for the combination of violin and piano. In this program, discover how Debussy and Brahms use the instruments to create utterly contrasting sound worlds, full of joy and melancholy. Former Principal Second Violinist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, David Brickman is a member of the Amenda Quartet, which was originally scheduled to perform this concert. He will be joined by award-winning Steinway artist Diane Walsh, who has given solo and chamber music concerts in major venues in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Russia, China, and New Zealand.

November 20: Leach Peters Duo

Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

The Leach | Peters Duo is a collaboration between percussionists Cameron Leach and Kyle Peters, a pair known for their virtuosic performances and vibrant onstage communication. The duo tackles some of the most challenging repertoire in the canon, presenting exciting, entertaining, and effortless recitals for audiences of all ages. The program includes Shapeshifter by Dave Maric; Sweet Dreams and Time Machines by Michael Burritt; Crossroads by Ivan Trevino; Prokofiev’s Toccata in D Minor, Op. 11; and Gyro by Tomer Yariv.

November 27: No live concert today - listen on the radio to the David Hochstein Recital Competition Winners recorded in concert. 

December 4: Holiday Cornucopia with the Eastman Horn Choir

Wednesday, 12:10-12:50pm in person at The Hochstein School and broadcast live on the radio.

Heralding the holidays with brass music from the Eastman Horn Choir—W. Peter Kurau, director— featuring musicians from the Eastman School of Music.

 Live from Hochstein with host Mona Seghatoleslami is a series of lunchtime concerts by some of the finest artists in our area broadcast live from Hochstein Performance Hall. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students, and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour. You can also hear an encore broadcast of Live from Hochstein later the same day at 10 p.m. on WXXI Classical 91.5.