Saturday Classics

Saturday, 6 to 11 am

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.

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Playlist

April 19, 2014

6:06 AM
Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 2
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Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Catalog : 80309 CD
Conductor : Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra : Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Label : Telarc
6:28 AM
Piano Trio in E-Flat Op 2
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Composer : Ferdinand Ries
Catalog : 777053 CD
Orchestra : Mendelssohn Piano Trio
Label : CPO
7:06 AM
Chimes of St. Genevieve
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Composer : Marin Marais
Catalog : 2013 CD
Orchestra : Spectre de la Rose
Label : Naxos
7:17 AM
Symphony No. 89 in F
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 94237 CD
Conductor : Simon Rattle
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Label : Angel/EMI
7:43 AM
Horn Sonata in F Op 17
Artist : Wolfgang Tomboeck, horn
Album :
Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 557471 CD
Label : Naxos
8:06 AM
Piano Concerto in E-Flat
Artist : Susan Alexander-Max,fortepiano
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Composer : Johann Christoph Frederic Bach
Catalog : 570474 CD
Conductor : Susan Alexander-Max
Orchestra : The Music Collection
Label : Naxos
8:28 AM
Piano Concerto in f Op 16
Artist : Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
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Composer : Adolph von Henselt
Catalog : 66717 CD
Conductor : Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra : BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestr
Label : Hyperion
9:06 AM
A Shropshire Lad
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Composer : George Butterworth
Catalog : 65615 CD
Conductor : Neville Dilkes
Orchestra : English Sinfonia
Label : Angel/EMI
9:18 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 11 in A Op 6
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Composer : George Friederich Handel
Catalog : 422370 CD
Orchestra : I Musici
Label : Philips
9:42 AM
Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
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Composer : Ralph Vaughan Williams
Catalog : 550823 CD
Conductor : Richard Studt
Orchestra : Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Label : Naxos
10:00 AM
Requiem Op 9
Artist : Santa Cecilia Chorus
Album :
Composer : Maurice Durufle
Catalog : 4783640 CD
Conductor : Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra : Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome
Label : London/Dec
10:40 AM
Violin Concerto No. 17 in G
Artist : Axel Strauss, violin
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Composer : Rodolphe Kreutzer
Catalog : 570380 CD
Conductor : Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra : San Francisco Conservatory Orc
Label : Naxos
11:00 AM
Symphony No. 5 in c Op 67
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Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 4785092 CD
Conductor : Antal Dorati
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : Mercury
WRTI Spotlight
8:26 am
Sat March 8, 2014

The Met Opera on WRTI: THE ENCHANTED ISLAND, March 8, 1 PM

Danielle de Niese sings Ariel and Plácido Domingo sings Neptune in The Metropolitan Opera's THE ENCHANTED ISLAND.
Ken Howard

This week, we're back at our usual 1 pm start time! Tune in for the Met’s delightful Baroque fantasy THE ENCHANTED ISLAND. The opera returns after its critically acclaimed world-premiere run in 2011–12, bringing together the music of Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Purcell, and other composers, set to a brilliant new English libretto inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:04 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

2013 Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown

Join us for this year's classical countdown! It's your 30 favorite classical works on WRTI thorughout the holiday weekend. Listen on Friday, August 30 from noon to 6 pm, Saturday, August 31 from 6 to 11:30 am, and Monday, September 2nd from 6 am to 6 pm. Check out the list below! And have a wonderful holiday!

The Votes Are In!
10:06 am
Sat August 24, 2013

Coming Up: 2013 Listener-Favorite Classical and Jazz Countdowns Over Labor Day Weekend!

You voted...listen for the results! It's your favorite 30 classical works and 100 jazz songs on WRTI. Start listening on Friday, August 30th at noon and through Monday, September 2nd to hear your favorites. Don't miss a moment!