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Performance Today Weekend

Saturdays, 8 to 10am on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1and online at
  • Hosted by Fred Child

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 concert halls across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.  The Piano Puzzler is a weekly quiz where listeners from around the country call in to try to identify the familiar tune and the classical composer’s style that Bruce Adolphe is mimicking in his weekly compositions. Interested in being a contestant?
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Guitarist Thomas Viloteau just finished his doctorate at the Eastman School of Music about a week ago, and now this week, he will be heard on the radio across the country, as a Young Artist in Residence on Performance Today.

You can hear him on Performance Today on Saturday morning on WXXI Classical 91.5

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It’s a snapshot of the Gateways Music Festival from Kodak Hall, on Performance Today.  I’m Fred Child and I was delighted to enjoy so many performances, and meet many of the musicians of the Gateways Music Festival on my first trip to Rochester.  I’ll be sharing highlights from the festival and conversations with some of the artists in a special presentation of Performance Today, Tuesday at 2pm, here on Classical 91.5.

Join Performance Today host Fred Child and former Young Artist in Residence Anthea Kreston (violin) in PT's 30th Anniversary Tour to Italy.  Read more about it.  Travel with other public radio music lovers that know