Mornings, April 16 - 20

Mornings, April 16 - 20

Brenda Tremblay offers music, news, and a daily mystery quiz.


It's Mystery Overture week!  Plus, WXXI will celebrate poets and their beautiful words during the month of April, which is National Poetry Month. Once again this year, we will have a special series of Poetry Moments, created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions. Each daily poem airs around 9:30 a.m. on FM 91.5.

Monday, April 16

Start the day with fantastic performances by the Cleveland Orchestra, violinist Joshua Bell, and the Eastman Chorale.
On the Composers Datebook: Rorem's Third
Garrison Keillor marks the birthday of the novelist who wrote, "If you can't annoy somebody, there is little point in writing."

Tuesday, April 17

Brenda presents music by J.S. Bach, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky. On the Composers Datebook: Gottschalk in Paris
Garrison Keillor marks the birthday of the writer who said, "There's nothing like eavesdropping to show you that the world outside your head is different from the world inside your head."

Wednesday, April 18

Works by Copland, Vivaldi, and something new from the WXXI library.  On the Composers Datebook: Beethover (sic) and Punto

Thursday, April 19

You'll hear inspiring performances from harpist Judy Loman, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.   On the Composers' Datebook: Webern conducts Berg

Friday, April 20

Brenda offers music by Glinka, Mendelssohn, and Poulenc.
On the Composers Datebook: The Ondes Martenot