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 Classical 91.5.
October 11th: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Ward Stare, conductor
Program includes Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 4 in G Major, “Mozartiana,” Op. 61, and Brahms’ Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, Op. 56a.
October 18th: The Rita Collective
The Rita Collective: Dean Keller, bass clarinet; Kristen Shiner McGuire, marimba; Kyle Vock, acoustic bass; Joe Parker, percussion
Program includes original compositions written for The Rita Collective by Dean Keller, Kristen Shiner McGuire, and David McGuire.
October 25th: French Music for Piano Four-Hands
Michael Landrum, piano; Joseph Werner, piano
Program includes French music for piano, four-hands; works by Ravel, Poulenc, and Satie.
November 1st: Chamber Music for Two
Naomi Seidman, flute; Cristina Ballatori, flute; Jonathan Dexter, cello; Kevin Chance, piano
Program includes chamber music for flute and flute/cello duos, including the Rochester premiere of “Night Surrendering to Dawn” by Eastman alum Christian Ellenwood, and music by Doppler and Shocker.
November 8th: Musique Macabre
Chanson Strings: Eri Noda, violin; Jonathan Hwang, violin; Josh Lohner, viola; Wan-Ling Chuang, double bass
Program includes works by Bach, Mussorgsky, Ravel, Piazzolla, and Saint-Saëns.
November 15th: Then and Now: We Compose
Yi-Wen Cheng, piano
Program includes works by Mozart, Liszt, Prokofiev, Godowsky, Bolcom, and Chang.
November 22nd: Thanksgiving week – Hochstein Recital Competition Winners on the radio (no “live” show in the hall – program based on concert recorded earlier this year).
November 29th: Holiday Music for Horns
Eastman Horn Choir; W. Peter Kurau, director
Celebrate the season with brass music performed by musicians from the Eastman School of Music.
December 6th: A Cup of Good Cheer
Madrigalia; Cary Ratcliff, artistic director
Our annual celebration of the holiday season with the choral chamber ensemble Madrigalia.