Classical

Great Performances | Now Hear This "New American Voices"

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 9:00pm

Scott Yoo discovers how American composers are inspired by their immigrant roots today through two composers: Brazilian-born Sergio Assad and Indian American Reena Esmail.

Great Performances | Now Hear This "Copland: Dean of American Music"

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 9:00pm

Scott Yoo explores the life and work of Aaron Copland, and how he created the American sound.

RPO Concert for Ukraine on WXXI Classical

Tue, 04/12/2022 - 12:00pm

WXXI Classical is pleased to bring you this specially recorded Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert in support of Ukraine, performed on March 12.

Great Performances l Now Hear This "Florence Price and the American Migration"

Fri, 04/15/2022 - 9:00pm

Host Scott Yoo follows the trail of great African American composer Florence Price, learning that West African music and European hymns inspired nearly all American popular music.

Chamber Music Society Returns: Bringing Down the House

Fri, 04/15/2022 - 10:00pm

Following the success of opening night, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center gets back to work as it continues to mount its new season, complete with a number of ambitious projects and daunting challenges. 

Chamber Music Society Returns: Setting the Stage

Fri, 04/08/2022 - 10:00pm

Join the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for an inside peek into the healing power of music.

Great Performances l Now Hear This "Amy Beach: American Romantic"

Fri, 04/08/2022 - 9:00pm

Host Scott Yoo and his wife, flutist Alice Dade, perform the work of Romantic era classical composer Amy Beach at Festival Mosaic and uncover Beach’s many musical influences.

Great performances: The Conductor

Fri, 03/25/2022 - 9:00pm

Follow Marin Alsop’s journey to become the first female music director of a major American symphony despite repeated rejection by the classical music industry.

Conversations in African American Music: Spirituals Revisited

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 2:00pm

Dr. Louise Toppin, noted soprano and professor of voice that the University of Michigan, takes us on a tour of African American folk music: the spiritual. 

WXXI Classical Presents...Last and First Men

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI Classical for a surreal and stunning film by composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.

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