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WXXI Events

WXXI Public Broadcasting Council presents events for our members and for the community throughout the year.  This page will show all upcoming events presented by WXXI.

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Join Classical 91.5 and WXXI for a special 20-minute sneak preview of the hour-long documentary, Harbor from the Holocaust, followed by a discussion at the Virtual Little Theatre.  The film features a musical score by Composer Chad Cannon and performances by traditional Chinese guzheng player Bei Bei Monter and cellist Yo Yo Ma. 

Make Music Rochester is typically a live, free musical celebration on June 21 with concerts in a variety of spaces throughout the city. In 2020, they are going virtual, with opportunities for you to perform and to listen.

The Hochstein School has made the difficult but necessary decision to suspend all on-site programming. This include the Live from Hochstein programs that are normally broadcast on WXXI.  WXXI Classical 91.5 is broadcasting selections from previous Live from Hochstein programs as part of the music over lunch on Wednesdays and share complete encore broadcasts on Wednesday nights at 9pm.

March 25th, 9pm:  French music for cello and piano with the Ekstasis Duo, originally broadcast March 20, 2019

April 1st, 9pm: The Sibley Chamber Players and Brahms, originally broadcast April 12, 2017

April 8th, noon and 9pm: Hochstein at 100 - Music and stories from The Hochstein School's one hundred year history.

April 15th, 9pm: Antara Winds, originally broadcast March 27, 2019

April 22nd, 9pm: Then and Now: We Compose, with pianist Yi-Wen Chang, originally broadcast 11/15/2017

April 29th, 9pm: Chamber Music for Two, with Duo Semplice and the Janus Duo, originally broadcast November 1st, 2017

May 6, 9pm: A Grand European Tour with Trio Speranza (Anna Griffis, violin; Cora Swenson Lee, cello; Jason Moy, harpsichord), originally broadcast October 31st, 2018

May 13, 9pm: Mikhail Kopelman, violin; Stefan Reuss, cello; Rebecca Penneys, piano (The Academy Trio), originally broadcast April 11, 2018

The Song of Names is a new movie directed by François Girard (The Red Violin) about music, friendship, and memory with a mystery at its heart. This film, based on a novel by music critic Norman Lebrecht, stars Tim Roth and Clive Owen.

The Song of Names will come to Rochester starting February 7th at The Little Theatre.

  Classical 91.5 Presents...Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World at The Little Theatre on Saturday February 1st at 3pm. 

This high-seas adventure has a stunning and surprising score, including music by Bach, Mozart, and Boccherini -  and features Russell Crowe playing violin out at sea. 

  Classical 91.5 Presents...Como Agua Para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate) on Saturday September 26th at 3pm at The Little Theatre.  This magical realist film based on a popular novel is a family drama, full of romance and uniquely passionate cooking, with a score by guitarist-composer Leo Brouwer. 

Classical 91.5 Presents...Following the Ninth, a documentary exploring the meaning, mystery, and global impact of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on November 21st, 3pm at The Little Theatre, followed by a discussion of the movie and the impact of Beethoven's music afterwards. 

The Empire Film and Film and Media Ensemble will get things started with live music in The Little Theatre Cafe starting at 2pm.  

Tune in for the annual live broadcast from the M&T Bank Clothesline Arts Festival, or stop by and see us at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG), Saturday, September 7th from 1:00 to 3:00pm.

WXXI’s Julia Figueras and Marianne Carberry host their annual radio celebration of music and the arts from the MAG's Clothesline Arts Festival, Rochester's largest and longest-running fine art and crafts festival. The Live Remote Broadcast from the grounds of the MAG airs from 1:00 to 3:00pm on Classical 91.5.