Live from Hochstein with host Mona Seghatoleslami is back with a whole new season of performances 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. Live from Hochstein repeats that same day at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5.
You can attend these concerts in person at Hochstein, listen to them on the radio on WXXI Classical 91.5, or stream them right here on our website. Here's the full schedule:
March 22nd: Brass Music that Tells a Story
David Bamonte, trumpet; Mark Kellogg, trombone; Priscilla Yuen, piano
Featuring music of Blacher, Ewazen, and Brahms.
March 29th: Extraordinary Women Creating New Worlds
Rita George Simmons, flute; Debbie Grohman, clarinet; Willie LaFavor, piano
Featuring a new work composed for Telos Trio by Gwyneth Walker, plus music by Coleman, Larsen, and Higdon.
April 5th: Hochstein Merit Scholarship Winners
Amelia Snyder, saxophone; Cassandra DiLucia, piano
Selected works performed by outstanding Hochstein students.
April 12th: Sibley Chamber Players and Brahms
Shannon Nance, violin; Marc Anderson, viola; Kathleen Murphy Kemp, cello; Doleen Hood, piano
Sibley Chamber Players perform Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60
April 19th: Spring Recess - NO CONCERT
April 26th: fivebyfive Plays Music of Now
fivebyfive: Laura Lentz, flute; Marcy Bacon, clarinet; Sungmin Shin, guitar; Eric J. Polenik, bass; Haeyeun Jeun, piano
Eclectic quintet performs music by Meredith Monk, Mazzoli, and more
May 3rd: Antara Winds Performs Janáček
Diane Smith, flute; Judith Ricker, oboe; Margaret Quackenbush, clarinet; Natalya Rose Vrbsky, bassoon; and Nikolette LaBonte, horn; with guest Ramon Ricker, bass clarinet
Antara Winds perform Janáček’s “Mládí” (“Youth”) suite for woodwind sextet.
May 10th: New Music for Many Cellos
Eastman Cello Ensemble
Featuring works by Rochester composer David Liptak, Eastman alumnus Caleb Burhans, and Pärt