Programs A-Z

  • Christmas programs on the radio in the 1940s ranged from variety shows to dramas to comedies... all of them featuring a generous portion of music from swing to sentimental to religious.

  • The award winning choir from London visits St. Paul's Church for a concert of sacred music for the Christmas season.

  • Holiday offerings from the Drifters, the Platters, Chuck Berry, Charles Brown, Frankie Lymon and more.

  • The King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblcal readings and music from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England.

  • The 32nd annual Paul Winter Solstice Celebration from St. John the Divine in New York.

  • Discover new music that doesn't get a lot of airplay anywhere else.

    "Music you'll fall in love with"

  • Along with the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell, has performed this story of the Passion of Christ by J.S. Bach to packed houses all over the US and Europe for many years. Once again, Public...

  • A musical walk down Beale Street and other blues venues across the country.

     

    From the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, 

  • Blues Before Sunrise showcases blues as part of a cultural landscape that includes jump and jive, rhythm and blues, swing, doo wop, gospel, comedy, and recitation.

  • Join host Hans Ahlstrom for a look and new and recent releases in blues.

  • Returning for its sixth year, WQXR and Carnegie Hall present a series of 12 live broadcasts from Carnegie Hall spanning piano recitals, orchestral concerts and stars of the opera world.

  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, hosted by Elliott Forrest, features live recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. Programs feature enlightening commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David...

  • The internationally-broadcast radio program, "Classical Guitar Alive," the only nationally-broadcast guitar radio program in the world, which currently is broadcast each week on over 200 radio stations in the USA and internationally. The...

  • Stop us if you’ve heard any of these before: a Mozart piano trio for tubas; a progressive rock song performed with a harp as the main instrument; a singer mimicking the sound of a clarinet with an orchestra?  That, along with a healthy dose of...

  • Classical music presented in Spanish and English, featuring selections by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

  • “Fiesta!,” says the Uruguayan-born composer Elbio Barilari, “features the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries.” Mr Barilari, a faculty member of the University of Illinois at Chicago, is at the helm for this trip...

  • Holiday Blues tunes to make your yuletide a little brighter. It's the best in new and independent Christmas Blues with original songs and new takes on Christmas classics.

  • Harmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program and podcast. We invite you to join us each week, as today’s performers of medieval, renaissance, and baroque music bring to life the music of the distant past. Through exciting...

  • A tradition for more than 60 years, the Christmas Vespers at Hope College features Hope's Chapel Choir, College Chorus, and Symphonette.

  • A program of the many expressions of Folk Music recorded at regional concerts and performances, including music from the Hiawatha Music Festival, Porcupine Mountains Music Festival and the Marquette Area Blues Festival.

    Upcoming...

  • Jazz Night In America is many things. It's a weekly radio show from three groups that have all made nationally syndicated jazz radio for many years, with an internationally renowned musician as our guide. It's a weekly concert video...

  • Holiday favorites from Ellis Marsalis, Geri Allen, Jason Moran and more, from a concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

  • Locally-produced jazz show, highlighting the works of various jazz musicians and styles

  • Host Jane Cisluycis takes you through the best in folk music

  • Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justice with his belief in the transformative power of the word. But he was a music lover, too, and...

  • Piano Jazz is a weekly one-hour radio show produced and distributed by National Public Radio. It began on June 4, 1978, and was hosted by jazz pianist Marian McPartland until 2011. It is the longest-running cultural program on NPR.

  • Highlights from the 2011 Marquette Area Blues Festival

  • Imagine a musician single-handedly redefining what an instrument can do, elevating it to a whole other level. That's what the late Max Roach did for the drums. Whether it’s jazz or rock or funk, there isn't a drummer today who isn't somehow...

  • Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 82nd season begins on December 8, 2012, with Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, starring...

  • The sources and mainstreams of European music from the thousand years before the birth of Bach.

  • For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced in West Virginia and distributed by NPR, each two hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 150 stations...

  • The oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, The New York Philharmonic has given over 14,000 concerts, more than any other orchestra in the world.

  • Jazz is where it's at... and Night Studio is the place to hang out to hear the best hour of jazz on the radio. We check out the new releases and revisit the old classics, always on the look-out for the good stuff that keeps us all tuned in, and...

  • A radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures and  includes well-known names like Bob Marley, Sting, Loreena McKennitt, and Santana, along with exceptional, underexposed international artists...

  • Shanghai Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1879, which was the earliest Chinese symphony. Originally, it was known as the Shanghai Public Band. Then it expanded in 1907 to an orchestra. In 1922, it was renamed as the Shanghai Municipal Council...

  • A locally-produced hour of jazz and related music genres.

  • A weekly exploration into the colorful world of choral music.

  • Locally-hosted swing/Big Bands program.

  • Superiorland Concerts will return...it will be new and improved (under a new name as well - stay tuned!)

  • Taste of Eternity presents some the most profound and exalted music from the Friday night synagogue service as well as rousing table songs (Z'mirot) which are sung at the festive Friday night meal.    Musical selections include lush, a cappella...

  • This radio show, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, promotes the best Brazilian music and culture all around the world.

  • Since 1965, WCLV has broadcast The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio, a full-length concert featuring what the New York Times has referred to as "The Best Band in the Land!" In 2005, the station added Saturdays from...

  • THE DRESS CIRCLE is dedicated to the performing arts and can be heard Sunday evenings on WWFM The Classical Network and on www.WWFM.org as well as select stations throughout the U.S.

  • The Piano Matters  compares recordings of great piano works performed by various artists past and present, analyzing and explaining differing approaches to the music.  Each show will also include several “encores” drawn from the rich...

  • The Roots of Smooth is a music program, that more broadly displays how music connects us to a global community. This hour-long series showcases artists playing their music, and the music of their influences both in and outside of the jazz world...

  • A weekly celebration of symphonic music in film, a fascinating cultural adventure through America's best-loved art form.

  • Musical variety.

    3:25: : Pulse of the Planet
    followed by Northern Notes

  • Syndicated variety program. Hosted by the dean of orchestra commentators, Robert Conrad, Weekend Radio is a "curiously strange and offbeat potpourri of music, wit and convivial companionship," Weekend Radio is a skillful mixture of classical...

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