Classical 91.5

Weekday mornings

Apr 21, 2018

In a Shoreham Garden. 1820s or early 1830s
Credit Samuel Palmer

Could it finally be spring? 

Let's wake up together with music, energy, the arts calendar, and opportunities for you to win tickets to savor live music. This week’s Mystery Piece at 6:40 will let you compare your favorites to a recent poll of the world's most beloved classical music.

Monday,  April 23

Wake with a Chinese puzzle, a happy occasion overture, and a fantastic performance of Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell from Pegasus Early Music, captured live in concert at the JCC last summer and available to you exclusively in Performance Rochester, our month-long spotlight on Rochester’s best musicians.

Tuesday, April 24

Wake with a Zen Love Song, a caprice on Danish airs, and Holst's St. Paul Suite.

 Wednesday, April 25

We'll rise with the birds, a Brandenburg concerto, and the Emperor Waltz.

Thursday, April 26

Spring happiness!  A robin, a river, a birthday.  Composers Jean Sibelius, Bedrich Smetana, and Lynn Palmer.

 Friday, April 27

Music plunges us into the ocean and then springs us onto an island of joy in pieces Debussy, Handel, and Cary Ratcliff.