Classical 91.5

Programs A-Z

  • Backstage Pass is a monthly live performance program which highlights performances by local and visiting musicians, giving Classical 91.5/90.3 listeners the backstage experience of meeting the artists “up close and...

  • Now in its fifth season, Carnegie Hall Live is a 13-week series from the 2015-2016 season, premiering on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon serves as broadcast host, presenting highlights and...

  • The Barns at Wolf trap is a year-round facility hailed as “one of the best places to hear music in Washington.” Each summer Wolf Trap showcases live chamber performances by some of the most renowned musicians performing today.  Co-hosts Rich...

  • Produced by Marty Ronish and hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including produced segments created to provide deeper insight into the music and programmatic themes found...

  • Classical programming brings listeners some of the most beautiful music in the world. Drawn from the heart of the Classical and Romantic repertoires, our programs create the perfect radio companion for lovers of good music. 

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  • Classical Guitar Alive, the only nationally broadcast guitar program in the United States, promotes the love of the classical guitar to the widest possible audience in innovative ways that have the greatest impact and benefit to all. ...

  • Wake up to a Mozart sonata and a Beethoven romance.  Catch a few minutes of the news.  What to wear?  You’ll hear the forecast, too, perhaps followed by Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Copland's Rodeo, a new release from the Ying...

  • Veteran host John Andres brings listeners a variety of classical music to enjoy with your morning coffee as you prepare for your Sunday.

  • Classical 91.5 Music Director and Midday host Julia Figueras brings listeners a broad spectrum of music to accompany the activities of your day.  Share your lunch hour with Classical 91.5 and enjoy some lighter fare and some facts about this...

  • Marianne Carberry presents afternoon classical music to accompany your Saturday activities and to bridge between the Opera and APHC.

  • Tune in weekdays from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. as host Mona Seghatoleslami brings you an eclectic mix of classical music, old and new.  Musical treats keep you company throughout the afternoon and evening, and you'll often have a chance to win tickets...

  • The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, concert programming, and community engagement. Even if you can't be at Severance Hall or Blossom Music Center in person, you can hear The Cleveland Orchestra each week in live or...

  • Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

  • Live from the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas and under the direction of Jaap van Zweden, the 13-part season includes world class guest performers and conductors.

  • There are those festivals that take place in the cities where the composers were born or worked and thus stake a special claim to authenticity: the Handel Festival in Halle, the Bach Festival in Leipzig and of course the Beethoven Festival in...

  • Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape “Music for the Chillout of the Night,” distributed by Public Radio International with host John Diliberto. Echoes<...

  • Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is a daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various...

  • WXXI's Fascinatin' Rhythm presents of popular American music from Stephen Foster to Stephen Sondheim, in the context of their relationship to American history. Every week, host Michael Lasser offers a rich mix of singers, songwriters and songs...

  • Fiesta! features the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Program host Elbio Barilari is your guide for this trip through the hidden treasures of Latino concert music, including the magical rhythms of Silvestre...

  • From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America s best young classically-trained musicians and the power of classical music through broadcasts, live events, education programs, and...

  • The largest gathering of keyboard artists in North America, The Gilmore Keyboard Festival has become a leading American festival known around the world for celebrating the joy and power of keyboard music in concerts, lectures, master classes...

  • The Glimmerglass Festival is a one-of-a-kind summer destination for opera lovers and first-timers alike. The scenic campus lies on the shore of sparkling Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, New York. Each season, the company presents new productions of...

  • Hearts of Space grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music.  What began purely as a labor of love eventually became the most popular contemporary music program on public...

  • Under the leadership of general director Placido Domingo, the LA Opera has become the United States’ fourth largest opera company.  LA Opera On Air, presents LA Opera performances recorded live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The...

  • Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance...

  • Known as Southern California’s leading performing arts institution, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which performs in Walt Disney Hall, owes its birth to William Andrews Clark, Jr., a multi-millionaire and amateur musician who established the...

  • Founded in 1954, Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of the world's greatest opera companies. Anthony Freud, Lyric’s general director, began his tenure in 2011. Sir Andrew Davis has served as Lyric’s music director since 2000. In 2010, Renée...

  • Each season the Metropolitan Opera also presents the Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals Concert which features the next generation of operatic artists who have competed in the Finals.

    The 63rd Met Opera...

  • The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra under the baton of music director, Maestro Edo de Waart, presents 13 star-studded, two-hour concerts. Among the finest orchestras in the country, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is the largest cultural...

  • The Mozart Festival, the annual special event marking Mozart's birthday from his hometown of Salzburg, Austria, presents extraordinary music, along with all the location recorded voices and sounds of this world-class celebration....

  • Music of the 21st Century presents artists influenced by Jazz and World Music rhythms. Pulses of percussive energy and passages of gentle repose. The Storm and Sun of musical sound painting. 

  • Performance Today, hosted by acclaimed classical music host and commentator Fred Child, is a unique celebration of today's art of classical music. The two-hour program features classical music in concert from studios, festivals and...

  • Pipedreams, which began production in 1982, remains the only nationally-distributed weekly radio program exploring the art of the pipe organ.  Host and senior executive producer Michael Barone has been recognized nationally for his...

  • Enjoy a lively, exciting performance of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each week from the comfort of your living room. Host Jim Cunningham and acclaimed Music Director Manfred Honeck bring you the symphonic works of Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven...

  • Relevant Tones is a weekly exploration of the most fascinating time in classical music: right now!

  • The 2015-2016 Season of the RPO Philharmonic series with Maestro Ward Stare.

    Classical 91.5’s Brenda Tremblay hosts the radio broadcast series of the 2015-16 season of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. The series airs Mondays...

  • Thrilling audiences in San Francisco since 1923, the San Francisco Opera is known for commissioning numerous world premieres, training some of opera's greatest young artists and being one of the world’s leading opera companies. ...

  • Known for its innovative programs that span a wide variety of both traditional and new music, the San Francisco Symphony has grown in stature under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, setting the highest possible standard for...

  • This celebrated New Mexican music festival is known for its commitment to tradition, artistic excellence, innovation and vision. Our weekly radio series reflects the Festival’s high standards and varied repertoire by presenting superbly...

  • The Spoleto Festival USA spans 17 days and nights each spring in Charleston, South Carolina.  The 13-week series of 1-hour concerts recorded live at last year’s festival features a line-up of exceptional musicians. Host Miles Hoffman offers the...

  • Stage Notes is hosted by Rochester's own Robert Hammond who brings his vast knowledge and passion for theatre and music to this one-hour radio series. In addition to playing music from Broadway's best, Hammond shares news about the...

  • Fresh and inviting, upbeat and inspiring, Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.  The music may be centuries-old, but it's the perfect antidote...

  • SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles...

  • The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented artists, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world. ...

  • Founded in 1842 by a group of local musicians led by American-born Ureli Corelli Hill, the New York Philharmonic is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. The New York Philharmonic, a...

  • The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of symphonic music in film. Movies present listeners with the most common musical experience, and host Edmund Stone, a trained Shakespearean actor from England, presents a musical...

  • Meet the people of the Spanish-speaking world through their music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree presents recorded performances featuring Iberian and Latin American composers, conductors and performers.  Host Candice Agree...

  • With Heart and Voice is a weekly program of sacred choral and organ music that features recordings from around the world. Exploring the ever-growing treasury of works for life's spiritual side, its seasons and celebrations, With...