Geneva Music Festival On WXXI Classical’s Performance Upstate

Tune in to Performance Upstate on Mondays at 8PM on CLASSICAL 91.5, WXXI-FM 90.3, and WXXICLASSICAL.ORG

Tomorrow, January 18th at 8pm ET, Performance Upstate will be featuring two performances from the Geneva Music Festival on WXXI Classical 91.5. 

Listeners will be able to revisit the 2019 GMF Opening Night concert with Sofia Gubaidulina’s Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H, performed by the Verona Quartet: Jonathan Ong and Catherine Cosbey (violins), Abigail Rojansky (viola), and Brannon Cho (cello). The broadcast will also highlight a recording of Hildegard von Bingen/Marianne Pfau’s O Virtus Sapientiae featuring Geoff Herd and Eliot Heaton (violins), Hillary Herndon (viola), Max Geissler and Hannah Collins (cello), Justin McCulloch (bass) and Esther Park (piano).

Looking ahead to January 25th, next Monday’s Performance Upstate program will include Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E-flat Op. 70 No. 2 performed by Shawn Moore (violin), Hannah Collins (cello), and Esther Park (piano) from GMF’s 2019 concert “Clive Greensmith and Friends: Chamber Music Finale”. 

Join us for these wonderful performances by Geneva Music Festival artists by tuning in on Classical 91.5 and WXXI-FM 90.3 in Upstate and Western New York, or stream from anywhere on

“WXXI Classical introduces a new series celebrating the rich tradition of live music-making across the region. Performance Upstate takes you into concert halls, sacred spaces, and festivals across Western and Central New York.  You’ll hear a diverse and colorful array of pieces interpreted by passionate and skillful musicians from Rochester and beyond, along with some of the stories behind the music.  Brenda Tremblay is your host.  Many concerts are exclusive to WXXI Classical.” For more information about Performance Upstate and WXXI Classical, visit their website at

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