You are invited to start with the fresh, radiant energy of classical music in new recordings, old favorites, and surprise discoveries with Brenda Tremblay weekdays from six until ten.
This week’s Mystery Pieces are BACKWARDS – and kind of weird. Tune in at 6:40 a.m. to test yourself.
Tuesday, June 20
Wake with a flock of birds, a flash of pale yellow (Jennifer Higdon), and a double shot of Rochester excellence -- Michael Landrum playing Howard Hanson’s slumber song.
Wednesday, June 21
Wake up on the first day of summer to a celebration of Rochester’s first ever Make Music Day, a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts in a variety of spaces throughout the city. It’s part of a global initiative to encourage public music-making by every stripe of musician — young and old, amateur and professional -- in streets, parks, plazas, and on porches.
Music to inspire you comes from Mozart, J.S. Bach, and Morten Lauridsen.
Thursday, June 22
You’re invited to start your routine with a suite of Scottish Dances, a Beethoven Romance, and musicians in the First Muse series, recorded live in concert.
Friday, June 23
Friday is the first day of the jazz festival AND Take Your Dog to Work Day, so who knows what might happen? Wake to The Hounds of Spring, Gershwin’s jazzy An American in Paris, and consolation music for cat lovers, too.