Mornings on Classical 91.5, January 29 - February 3

Mornings on Classical 91.5, January 29 - February 3

Weekdays from 6am to 9am

Brenda Tremblay presents classical music, arts and NPR news.  The mystery piece airs at 6:40. Here are the week's highlights!

Monday, January 29

The Composer’s Datebook illuminates Libby Larsen's symphonies

Performances by the Imani Winds, Renée Fleming, and the Vienna Philharmonic

Works by Puccini, Wagner, and Alec Wilder, plus something new from the WXXI library

Tuesday, January 30

A tropical jam, a Mozart symphony, and Bach’s Mass in F performed by The Publick Musick

Composer’s Datebook: Maslanka for winds

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings Schubert

Wednesday, February 1

Wake to Gershwin, Saint-Saens, and a Prayer of Desmond Tutu

On the Composer’s Datebook: The Tales of Offenbach?

For Super Bowl fans, P.D.Q. Bach plays Beethoven’s 5th like football!

Thursday, February 2

Maxwell Davies tackles the Symphony (Composer’s Datebook)

Recordings featuring clarinetist Thea King, soprano Kathleen Battle, and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Baritone Jonathan Beyer, Rochester Oratorio Society’s 2010 Classical Idol, joins Brenda LIVE to talk about his recent appearance in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Gounod's Faust and his upcoming recital Saturday at Carnegie Hall.

Friday, February 3

A summer Sextet by Brahms (Composer’s Datebook)

Wake to glorious music by Praetorius, Chopin, and Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

Brenda talks with long-time teacher and RPO percussionist John Beck about his new book, Percussion Matters: Life at the Eastman School of Music, an imprint of the University of Rochester Press.  It’s part memoir, part teaching philosophy, and part history.  (Their hour-long conversation airs February 3rd on 1370 Connection Arts Friday at 1 p.m. on AM 1370.)