Live from Hochstein

(Rochester, NY) – A whole new season of Live from Hochstein, hosted by Mona Seghatoleslami, kicks off its spring season with musicians from the 86-member Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra, directed by Casey Springstead on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5 . The program includes Open the Door, a short orchestral overture by American composer Gwyneth Walker; Felix Mendelssohn’s stormy Hebrides Overture; and a suite of John Williams’ music for the 1972 western The Cowboys.

The season also includes performances by the Ekstasis Duo, Sibley Chamber Players, Antara Winds and Wilmot Woodwind Quintet, the Semplice Duo, and more.

Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.

Live from Hochstein airs Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m. and  repeats that same day at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5. To learn more about the series, and to see a complete schedule of performances, click here.

Pictured: Host Mona Seghatoleslami
Credit: Aaron Winters

 


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