Classical 91.5

Performance Rochester

In recognition of the significant classical music riches in Rochester, in April 2017 Classical 91.5 will be presenting live performances from concert halls in and around Rochester and from the studios of WXXI Classical 91.5. Highlighted performances have been curated from a number of ensembles, including: Concentus, First Inversion, ESM, Hochstein Alumni Orchestra, Madrigalia, Musica Spei, Pegasus Early Music, Publick Musick, First Muse, Rochester Early Music Festival, Society for Chamber Music in Rochester, VOICES, as well as Live from Hochstein, Backstage Pass and more. You'll hear music from all time periods and a variety of instrumentation and voices. We'll highlight one group performance each day beginning in April 3rd and all of our hosts will share in celebrating the musical riches of Rochester.

Tune in during these hours to hear Performance Rochester selections (specific times within the hour will vary)

Mon 4/3    9:00 am    Malcolm Bilson, pianoforte and the Cambini Winds perform Beethoven
Tue 4/4    4:00 pm Publick Musick performes music by Isabella Leonarda
Wed 4/5    1:00 pm Madrigalia performs a Suite of Songs
Thu 4/6 8:00 am Percussionists Christopher Jones & Drew Worden perform music of Ivan Trevino
Fri 4/7 5:00 pm Cellist Julian Schwarz performs music of Schumann

Sun 4/9    6:00 am    The Eastman Trombone Choir performs an Ave Maria by Biebl
Mon 4/10 11:00 am    Members of the Society for Chamber Music in Rochester perform Brahms' Piano Quintet
Tue 4/11 7:00 am    Baroque cellist Glenna Curren perfoms music by Domenico Gabrielli
Wed 4/12 2:00 pm    Members of Pegasus Early Music present selections from Barbara's Venice
Thu 4/13 12:00 pm    The Hochstein Alumni Orchestra presents an Overture by Beethoven
Fri 4/14 9:00 am    Dr. William Weinert leads VOICES in music of Brahms
Sat 4/15 5:00 pm    Members of First Muse present music of Dvorak

Mon 4/17 6:00 pm    Members of the Hochstein Alumni Orchestra present music by Beethoven
Tue 4/18 1:00 pm    Members of Publick Musick present music from their Of Heaven and Earth concert
Wed 4/19 8:00 am    It's a trio by Pablo de Sarasate from Live from Hochstein
Thu 4/20 3:00 pm    Concentus Women's Chorus presents a cantata by Daniel Pinkham
Fri 4/21 12:00 pm    Members of Pegasus Early Music present music by Erlebach

Sun 4/23 7:00 am    Cellist Natasha Farny performs Variations on a Slovak Theme
Mon 4/24 7:00 am    The Red Creek Duo performs a Tango by Astor Piazzolla
Tue 4/25 2:00 pm    Members of the Society for Chamber Music present a Poulenc Sextet
Wed 4/26 11:00 am    The Amenda Quartet presents Beethoven
Thu 4/27 9:00 am    First Inversion performs a premiere work by Hasse
Fri 4/28 6:00 pm    Pianist Yi-Wen Chang performs music by Granados
Sat 4/29 5:00 pm     The Neave Trio presents Leonard Bernstein's Piano Trio

Sun 4/30 6:00 am    Students from the Eastman School present Bach Cantata No. 56

Roger Bourland: Both Page and Pen
Eleanor Daley: Rise Up My Love
Pablo Casals: Nigra Sum

Founded in 2000, Concentus Women’s Chorus performs concerts of new and old choral works in the Greater Rochester and Central New York area. To learn more about Concentus, visit: http://www.concentus.org/home. This recording is from their performance on Live from Hochstein.

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Debussy: Act 4 & 5, Martyrdom of St. Sebastian

The Eastman Philharmonia and Chorale performed the last two acts of Debussy’s five act mystery play on the subject of St. Sebastian, as part of the Prismatic Debussy Festival. To learn more about these student ensembles, visit: http://www.esm.rochester.edu/

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http://www.esm.rochester.edu/

http://www.fromthetop.org/

Bloch: From Jewish Life

Rochester musician Annie Jacob-Perkins started cello at age 5 at Hochstein School of Music, and won a 2014 Hochstein Merit Scholarship and has been featured on NPR's show From The Top. She received a full scholarship to University of Southern California, where she now studies cello performance.

East End Quartet, 01/04/16

Aug 9, 2016
Photo by Gerry Szymanski

East End Quartet

J.S. Bach/Ito: Chaconne

Originally performed on Backstage Pass on May 12, 2015. The East End Quartet, formed in 2013 by Eastman graduate students, has won many awards and recognitions including the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Find out more about the group at: http://jonathanwintringham.com/east-end-quartet/.

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