Programs A-Z

This is your opportunity to request the classical pieces you want to hear. Join the fun! Fill out the form below, and then we'll do our best to get your selection on the air!

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Bob Craig will take 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...

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's 2013-2014 radio season features 26 one-hour programs drawn from live performances recorded during the Chamber Music Society's 2010-2011 season. Programs are hosted by Elliott Forrest and include...

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...

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

 

Your host Mark Pinto sifts through all of the recently released classical CDs to bring you the very best recordings.

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...

Creatively Speaking is WRTI's weekly look into the world of music, arts, and culture. Meet the people behind the footlights and the artists in the spotlight, as Jim Cotter and company introduce you to those who make the performing and...

Join Jill Pasternak every Saturday for her weekly interview show spotlighting notable music and musicians from the classical and jazz worlds - and the periphery as well!  Totally un-scripted and spontaneous, Crossover sounds like nothing...

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...

David Ortiz spins the classics alongside the currents in the ever-growing field of Latin jazz.

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 will be filled with Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and more when you join host Bill McGlaughlin for this exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in the world of classical music. Each five-program series...

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.

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...

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

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 deejays spin classics from our library and the latest in acoustic jazz. Also tune in at midnight on Saturday and Sunday and at 2am on Fridays.

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, and keeps your Sunday brunch swinging. His selections are like a familiar hug from Jazz Land...

Kick off your weekend with Jeff Duperon as he takes a cruise through the current.

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. Don't miss the Jazz Hot 11 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.

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...

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...

WRTI brings you top performances from some of the finest opera companies in the world, every week of the year! In addition to the full season of opera from The Metropolitan Opera, you'll hear performances from the Academy of Vocal Arts, Lyric...

Warren Cooper and I. Robin Booker host a perfectly delightful three hours filled with gospel music that comes from the soul and uplifts the spirit.

The musicians are your hosts for Philadelphia Music Makers, a unique 31-episode series that brings you up close to musicians throughout the Philadelphia region.

Each one-hour show features a classical or jazz...

Recorded live at the Land Jazz Club in San Antonio, Texas, Riverwalk celebrates the lives and music of America's top jazz musicians, past and present. Each week, the Jim Cullum Jazz Band salutes these jazz pioneers in live performances and...

The piano music by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky was recorded in live performances by Alexander Toradze and members of the Toradze Piano Studio.   Alec Baldwin is your host with commentary by Stravinsky, Alexander Toradze, Valery...

The San Francisco Symphony has grown in stature and acclaim under such distinguished music directors as Henry Hadley, Alfred Hertz, the legendary Pierre Monteux, Josef Krips, Seiji Ozawa, Edo de Waart and Herbert Blomstedt, who continues as...

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival - among the oldest in the nation and considered among the world's preeminent such festivals - is renowned for its innovative spirit, inspirational performances, and commitment to artistic excellence.

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Wake up to a great variety of classical music every Saturday morning with host Rolf Charlston. You'll hear works ranging from Baroque to contemporary--from a gentle waltz to a bright tango--from old favorites to something new.

Jeff Duperon hosts a hard-driving, three-hour romp combining today's movers-and-shakers in jazz with the classic and familiar.

Every Sunday afternoon we bring you outstanding recorded concerts from the New York Philharmonic, periodic broadcasts from Symphony in C and the Academy of Vocal Arts, and other must-hear special broadcasts from the Kimmel Center.

WRTI presents a variety of classical music programming every Sunday from 5 to 6 pm. On the third Sunday of each month, you'll hear APPLAUSE: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia radio broadcast series. Host Dave Conant brings you the best from...

Wind down your weekend with Jeff Duperon as he brings you new, creative interpretations of your favorite jazz standards.  You'll enjoy fresh arrangements and orchestrations, like a Big Band version of a Monk tune, or a young vocalist bringing...

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles...

J. Michael Harrison presents his award-winning blend of jazz that takes you from the mainstream to the edge of the art. Rarely heard artists are played with regularity, as is a dash of jazz poetry.

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