Classical 91.5

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Seasonal, 8 to 10pm on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1, WITH-FM/HD 90.1-2 and online at

Each year Classical 91.5 broadcasts the current season of philharmonic concerts from your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, upon the approval of the RPO musicians.  Broadcasts usually begin in April and run through mid-July.  The series immediately repeats mid-July through early October.  Broadcast concerts are recorded by Dave Sluberski of West Rush Media, and hosted and produced by Classical 91.5 host Brenda Tremblay.

Complementing the live performances, Classical 91.5 Music Director Julia Figueras interviews conductors and guest artists for the online interview On Record.  Content from these interviews is incorporated into the radio broadcasts. 

All broadcasts begin at 8:00 p.m. ET.

April 9 and July 16     R. Strauss:  Don Juan  Grieg:  Piano Concerto in a  Prokofiev:  Excerpts from Cinderella (Inon Barnatan, piano; Ward Stare, conductor)

April 16 and July 23     Rossini:  Overture to The Barber of Seville  Rimsky-Korsakov:  Capriccio espagnol  Falla:  Three Cornered Hat Suite No. 2  Ravel:  Boléro (Ward Stare, conductor) 

Andy Olenick

September RPO ON THE AIR

Aug 27, 2016

There’s nothing like the beautiful group trance of a live concert, but if you missed a night at the RPO last season, no worries.  The 2015-16 season broadcasts will continue on Monday nights at 8:00 p.m. this fall with these performances: See all

September 5