In recognition of the significant classical music riches in Rochester, in April 2019 Classical 91.5 will be presenting live performances from concert halls in and around Rochester and from the studios of WXXI Classical 91.5. Highlighted performances have been curated from a number of ensembles, including: Cordancia, First Muse, Geneva Music Festival, Hochstein Alumni Orchestra, Madrigalia, MostArts Festival (Alfred University), New York Bach Festival, Pegasus Early Music, Publick Musick and VOICES. You'll hear music from all time periods and a variety of instrumentation and voices, including Bach's St. John Passion, in its entirety. We'll highlight one group performance each day beginning in April 1st and all of our hosts will share in celebrating the musical riches of Rochester.
Tune in during these hours to hear Performance Rochester selections (specific times within the hour will vary) Click on the links below to learn more about each performance and hear a portion of the performance.
Mon 4/1 @ 8:00a Publick Music performs Breval's Trio No. 2 from Cello-bration!
Tue 4/2 @ 12:00p Madrigalia performs three songs from their Holiday Concert (Dec 2018)
Wed 4/3 @ 3:00p First Muse performs Franck's Violin Sonata
Thu 4/4 @ 9:00a First Muse performs Dohnanyi's Serenade for String Trio
Fri 4/5 @ 5:00p Cordancia performs music by Ginastera from Music from South America, Mexico and Cuba concert
Mon 4/8 @ 1:00p Geneva Music Festival presents Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht
Tue 4/9 @ 7:00a Pegasus Early Music presents a selection of songs by Barbara Strozzi
Wed 4/10 @ 6:00p From the MostArts Festival Opening Gala we hear Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1
Thu 4/11 @ 2:00p First Muse presents Dvorak's Piano Trio No. 3 in f minor
Fri 4/12 @ 8:00a VOICES presents music by Josquin DesPrez from their Sing Out, My Tongue concert
Mon 4/15 @ 6:00p First Muse presents Serenade for Cello and Piano by Marek Harris
Tue 4/16 @ 12:05p Publick Musick presents Sonata Nona by Marini from Cello-bration!
Wed 4/17 @ 9:00a Geneva Music Festival presents Faure's Piano Quintet in c minor
Thu 4/18 @ 3:00p Pegasus Early Music presents Couperin's Suite No. 1
Fri 4/19 @ 1:00p First Muse presents Dohnanyi's Piano Quintet in c minor
Tue 4/23 @ 5:00p Publick Musick presents Gabrieli's Cello Sonata from Cello-bration!
Wed 4/24 @ 2:00p MostArts Festival presents The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana
Fri 4/26 @ 3:00p Madrigalia presents a suite of songs from their Earthkeeping concert (May 2018)
Mon 4/29 @ 1:00p Pegasus Early Music presents Bach's Sonata in G