Classical 91.5

Harpy Hour

Harpy Hour, June 5th

Jun 3, 2020

Join host Grace Browning, RPO Principal Harpist and this week's co-host Classical 91.5's Brenda Tremblay on Friday, June 5 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for our final Harpy Hour LIVE on WXXI's Facebook page. In this Harpy Hour, Grace and Brenda will be joined by Alexis Peart, mezzo-soprano; Julia Bullock, American vocalist; and Gerard Floriano, artistic director of the Finger Lakes Opera.

Harpy Hour, May 29th

May 28, 2020

Join host Grace Browning, RPO Principal Harpist and this week's co-host Classical 91.5's Julia Figueras on Friday, May 29 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for the sixth in a series of Harpy Hours LIVE on WXXI's Facebook page. In this Harpy Hour, Grace ands Julia will be joined by Ward Stare, RPO's Music Director and Conductor; Rebecca Gilbert, RPO Principal Flutist; and Yolanda Kondonassis, one of the world’s premier solo harpists. Get a taste of Yolanda's talent before Friday! Enjoy a NPR Favorite Session "Yolanda Kondonassis: Impressions of the Harp" by clicking here

 Join host Grace Browning, RPO Principal Harpist on Friday, May 22 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for the fifth in a series of Harpy Hours LIVE on WXXI's Facebook page. In this Harpy Hour, Grace will be joined by Jeff Tyzik, Grammy Award winner, conductor, arrranger and composer; Juliana Athayde, Concertmaster of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Erik Behr, Principal Oboe of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; and Rosanna Moore, harpist and actress.

Harpy Hour is an online, virtual series that presents live musical performances, special guests, great conversation, trivia, and a featured establishment/local beverage! This week's featured local establishment and guest is Wendy Wilson of Leonard Oakes Estates Winery and Lynoaken Farms.

WATCH HARPY HOUR FRIDAY AT 5 PM BY CLICKING HERE!

 

Let's celebrate music over a glass of something - this week it's martinis!

Join host Grace Browning, RPO Principal Harpist on Friday, May 15 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for the fourth in a series of Harpy Happy Hours LIVE on WXXI's Facebook page. In this Harpy Hour, Grace will joined by Joshua Roman, cellist/composer/curator; Lara Somogyi, harpist-composer; and Molly McDonald, violinist. Also on the show, Paul Knoke, a local harp historian (with a harp museum in his house!) who will share one of his antique harps with a short historical performance. 

Join us for Harpy Hour as we celebrate music and The Hochstein School's 100th anniversary.

  WXXI Classical 91.5, and the Virtual Little Cafe Present... Harpy Hour!

Join host Grace Browning, RPO Principal Harpist, with the Little Theatre's Scott Pukos at the Vitual Little Cafe on Friday, May 1 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for the second in a series of Harpy Happy Hours! This new online, virtual series presents live musical performances, special guests, great conversation, trivia, and a featured ROC establishment/ local beverage! 

HomeStage: Grace Browning

Apr 25, 2020

Grace Browning is the principal harpist for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and for you, she plays a movement from Suite Galactique which represents the story of a single water molecule from its start in the center of the earth to its journey to outer space.