Classical 91.5

WXXI Events

WXXI Public Broadcasting Council presents events for our members and for the community throughout the year.  This page will show all upcoming events presented by WXXI.

What do you get when you combine two great things, craft beer and singing? Beer Choir!!

Join us at The Little Theatre Café on August 22at 7pm, and download your Flower City Beer Choir Hymnal here!

Join Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami at Granite Mills Park in High Falls for Hochstein at High Falls, a free lunchtime concert series, hosted by WXXI, Hochstein School of Music & Dance and the High Falls Business Association. Mona welcomes a new band to the park each week. Please note: This is a live concert series, and will not be broadcast on WXXI radio. Hochstein at High Falls is on Facebook. Visit:

Debra Yasinow

On Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m. Classical 91.5 will host a special free screening of Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust at the Little Theatre (240 East Avenue, Rochester). The screening also includes the award-winning short film, Joe's Violin.

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Avenue, Rochester, NY.

Join Michael Lasser, host of Fascinatin' Rhythm, soprano Cindy Miller and Alan Jones, baritone and pianist, for an afternoon of live musical performance as they present songs from the home front of World War II.

A reception with light refreshments will follow the performance. 

Tickets are $30. Click here to order your tickets.

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Thu, 03/02/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join WXXI at RoCo to experience the Joy of Painting your very own "Happy Little Trees". 

WXXI has teamed up with Rochester Contemporary Art Center to celebrate PBS’s beloved Bob Ross and his "Art for All" style, and 6x6’s egalitarian approach to art making.The evening will include 6x6 art-making stations, Bob Ross-ish instruction by Large Artist, John Magnus Champlin, and others, Bob Ross/PBS Nerd Trivia, Happy Drinks from the Daily Refresher, and music provided by Bernunzio Uptown Music

Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film. 


Classical 91.5 Presents...Music of the Heart on Saturday April 8th at 2:30pm at The Little Theatre.

Musicians from Rochester's Strings for Success will play at 2:30pm, and the movie will start at 3pm.  Representatives from the Rochester Education Foundation and Strings for Success will be at the theatre with information on some ways that you can support music education in our community.

Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film. 

Classical 91.5 Presents...The Pianist on Saturday January 21st at 3pm at The Little TheatreThe Empire Film Music Ensemble will play in the cafe before the movie starting at 2pm, and the movie will be followed by a discussion.

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Sat, 11/19/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm   Details

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Monday, October 17 from 7pm to 9pm at the Little Theatre (240 East Avenue), is free and open to the public.

Join WXXI for its PBS Fall Festival Screening Event, featuring specially selected clips from the Great Performances documentary film, Hamilton's America, and other art programs in the PBS Fall Festival line-up It will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Robert Hammond, host of Stage Notes on Classical 91.5.

Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film. 

Classical 91.5 Presents...On the Waterfront Saturday November 5th at 3pm at The Little Theatre.  Beloved film and music critic Jack Garner will introduce the movie and be a part of the post-film discussion.