Programs A-Z

  • Listen to WRTI's Arts Desk features for a daily look into the world of music, arts, and culture. Listen to brief features throughout the day!

  • Every Wednesday from noon to 3 pm, you decide what we play on At Your Request! Using the form below, tell us what you’d like to hear. We compile all the requests every Wednesday morning by about 11 am, and then play as...

  • Host Mark Pinto preps you for the afternoon’s opera broadcast with profiles and recordings—of the star performers and of the stars of yesteryear. He might also bring along instrumental arrangements of music from the opera, other short works by...

  • Bob Craig takes you on a musical journey through the evolution of "Big Band Jazz," which started off with the heavy hitters including Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Stan Kenton. They opened the door for Claude Thornhill, Quincy Jones, Thad...

  • Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral performances.

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    Sunday, June 4th, 4 to 6 pm<...

  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's radio season features 26 one-hour programs drawn from live performances. Programs are hosted by Elliott Forrest and include commentary by CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and musicians.

  • On the third Sunday of the month we bring you live, recorded concert performances of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Dirk Brossé, music director. A founding resident company of the Kimmel...

  • This celebrated series features live concert performances by the CSO, recorded at Symphony Center in Chicago, alongside selections from the Orchestra's expansive catalogue of commercial recordings. Every program is designed to illustrate...

  • What goes beautifully with your Saturday morning French Roast or Double Cappuccino? The perfect blend of music! So starting on Saturday, September 9th from 6 am to 12 noon, we’re opening the Classical Coffeehouse...

  • Join host Tony Morris to hear the best recordings of works for classical guitar.

  • The votes are in, and we've got this year's list! Join us, starting on Friday at noon, for our annual Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown! It's your 30 favorite classical works on WRTI throughout the holiday weekend. 

    The playlist for...

  • Your host Mark Pinto spotlights notable new classical recordings and other additions to WRTI’s ever-expanding classical music library. You’ll hear renowned international performers alongside acclaimed local artists and ensembles in music you...

  • Host Peter Van de Graaff draws music selections from all eras, but focuses on works from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras. While focusing on the standards of the repertoire, the show goes beyond that and draws from the rich and varied...

  • WRTI brings you the best recordings of works from the vast world of classical music every weekday from 6 am to 6 pm. Chamber music, symphonies, choral works, violin concertos, piano sonatas, and more...engagingly presented with insight and a...

  • Your host Peter Van de Graaff  draws music selections from all eras, but focuses on works from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. While focusing on the standards of the repertoire, the show often goes beyond that and draws from the...

  • Host Bill McGlaughlin and the knowledgeable curators of the Library of Congress delve into the collections of the Library’s Music Division, re-discovering eloquent manuscripts, magnificent instruments, and artifacts that tell the stories behind...

  • Jill Pasternak's weekly interview show spotlighted notable music and musicians from the classical and jazz worlds - and the periphery as well!

    **After 18 years and hundreds of shows, Crossover is no longer being produced. The shows's...

  • In Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, we uncover the unknown, rediscover the little-known, and take a fresh look at some of the remarkable treasures housed in the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music in the Free...

  • The program is built around concerts recorded at this year's Edinburgh International Festival, one of the most important classical music festivals in the world.  Among the classical music highlights are: pianists Leif Ove Andsnes and Daniil...

  • El Viaje, "The Journey," is the fun sound of salsa, mambo, and Latin jazz with your host David Ortiz every Saturday night from 9 pm to midnight!

  • Join us every Sunday for WRTI's afternoon concert series, recorded live both locally and nationally. Included in the schedule: Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA), Symphony in C, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, New York Philharmonic, The...

  • Your evenings, and Sunday mornings, will be filled with Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and more when you join host Bill McGlaughlin for his daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in the world of classical music. Each program...

  • Pianist Christopher O'Riley hosts this showcase for talented young performers, in which they demonstrate their prodigious ability and reveal details of their non-musical lives, from sibling secrets to favorite foods.

  • It’s your Sunday night blend of relaxing, contemplative jazz—the best way to wind down your weekend. There’s nothing like spending a low-key Sunday night listening to soul-soothing, melodic jazz.
     

  • This is the Jazz Countdown from December, 2016.

  • Celebrate the art of jazz with this Peabody Award-winning series hosted by Wynton Marsalis. From the down home and elegant to the downright eclectic, this series swings from the blues to bebop, from flamenco to fusion, and, of course, some...

  • It's a must-listen event! The top 100 jazz songs that you voted for, broadcast throughout the holiday weekend.

    The playlist for the 2017 Labor Day Weekend Jazz Countdown will publish below as each song is broadcast. Thanks so much to...

  • Join us for an exploration of the American treasure we all know as jazz - great sounds from great artists, featuring music by the masters as well as those who are new on the scene.

  • Early-morning hosts spin classics and new releases from our jazz library.

  • Lovingly known as “BP with the GM” (Bob Perkins with the Good Music), BP brings you that good music just in time for dinner during your work week. His selections are like a familiar hug from Jazz Land featuring your favorite standards and...

  • Jazz with Jeff Duperon combines today's movers and shakers in jazz with the classic and familiar. Join Jeff as he brings you creative interpretations of your favorite jazz standards, and takes you on a journey that focuses on what he...

  • Saturday night’s alright for... jazz interpretations of popular songs from artists such as The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, and Prince. It’s the perfect time for lovers of pop music to discover the wonders of jazz. Consider Jukebox Jazz the gateway...

  • Now in its 69th season, the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra has played for over three decades under the direction of Maestro Stephen Gunzenhauser. The Symphony has evolved from a community orchestra playing a few concerts per year...

  • The best in acoustically driven jazz, featuring swing, bop, post-bop, cool and beyond from the classic sessions of yesterday and the new cats of today. And don't miss the Jazz Hot 11 Countdown on Mondays at 10:30 pm.

  • This one-hour program contains classic Christmas arrangements and original music by Leroy Anderson. You'll hear recorded performances of Leroy Anderson's Christmas Music with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy...

  • October 2007 marked the beginning of a new era for Radio Netherlands' classical music concert series, Live! at the Concertgebouw.

    After more than 21 years of radio broadcasts, the show expanded to year-round programming with 52,...

  • Join host Robert Aubry Davis each week for an hour of pre-Baroque music - works from the thousand-year time period before the birth of J.S. Bach.

  • A pioneer among American orchestras, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1959, and has performed world and American premieres of works by John Adams, Roberto Sierra, Phillip Glass, Geoffrey Gordon, Marc Neikrug, and Matthias...

  • Music Mountain in Falls Village, Connecticut, is one of the premiere destinations in the United States for intimate chamber music concerts. Gordon Hall is one of the finest chamber music halls in the country with legendary acoustics and...

  • Itzhak Perlman shares a wide variety of recordings that have special meaning for him, including several of his own performances. This program is for listeners of any religious background and provides insight on the Jewish High Holidays, the...

  • WRTI's News and Views is a series of short reports and interviews that shine a light on a variety of civic and cultural issues in our region and across the country. It's no longer being aired on WRTI - but you can still enjoy this...

  • Start your weekend with new jazz releases every Friday night. Jeff shines the spotlight on today’s established artists, and the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow. This showcase will keep you in tune with today’s jazz scene, not only locally, but...

  • Contemporary American music is being recorded all the time, and Now is the Time to take a listen and explore the music of American composers today. All types...all styles...listen to contemporary American music every Saturday night...

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