Mornings, June 4-8

Mornings, June 4-8

Brenda wakes you up with classical music, the Writer's Almanac, Composers Datebook, and a daily Mystery Piece at 6:40 a.m.

Do you know about The Rochester Songbook?  Wait until you hear what's inside.

Thanks to the Rochester Oratorio Society.

Monday, June 4

Greet the morning with J.S. Bach, Grieg, and Elgar’s Bavarian Dances.  On the Composers Datebook, Chadwick and Salonen go Greek ...

Tuesday, June 5

Brenda presents pieces by Beethoven, Glazunov, and John Adams.  On the Composers Datebook, A Wagnerian souvenir

Wednesday, June 6

Start the day with Haydn, Bartok, and Respighi’s Roman Festivals. On the Composers Datebook, Handel's dueling divas

Thursday, June 7

Brenda offers you works by Morten Lauridsen, Mozart, and Schubert.  On the Composers Datebook, Britten's "Peter Grimes.”  Also, conductor Eric Townell explains the Rochester Oratorio Society's effort to capture the spirit of a simpler, pre-Internet world with the Rochester Song Book.  (The Society is reviving a Rochester tradition with Gibbs & Main and the world-premiere of Lulu by Diego Garcia, Thursday, June 7, at 7:30 pm in the Hochstein Performance Hall.) 

Friday, June 8

Wake up to an enchanted musical landscape of sleeping beauties, ancient dances, nymphs, and satyrs. On the Composers Datebook: Ravel's "Daphnis and Chloe"