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

January 04, 2014

6:06 AM
Salve Regina for high voice in c
Artist : Barbara Frittoli, soprano
Album :
Composer : Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Catalog : 56174 CD
Conductor : Riccardo Muti
Orchestra : La Scala Philaharmonic
Label : Angel/EMI
6:21 AM
Violin Sonata in A, K. 526
Artist : Jean-Francois Rivest, violin; David Breitman, piano
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 9823 CD
Label : Analekta
6:47 AM
Slavonic Rhapsody No. 1 in D Op 45
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Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 223129 CD
Conductor : Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra : Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : MarcoPolo
7:06 AM
Dampf-Walzer Op 94
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Composer : Joseph Lanner
Catalog : 223471 CD
Conductor : Mika Eichenholz
Orchestra : CSSR State Phil. (Kosice)
Label : MarcoPolo
7:19 AM
Holberg Suite Op 40
Artist :
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Composer : Edvard Grieg
Catalog : 45224 CD
Conductor : Iona Brown
Orchestra : Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Label : Vrgn Clscs
7:42 AM
Overture No. 1 on Three Greek Themesin g Op 3
Artist :
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Composer : Alexander Glazunov
Catalog : 1000164 CD
Conductor : Evgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra : USSR Symphony Orchestra
Label : Melodya
8:06 AM
Christmas Oratorio Part 5
Artist : PETER SCHREIER, TENOR; HELEN DONATH, SOPRANO; ANDREA IHLE, SOPRANO; ROBERT HOLL, BASS; Leipzig Radio Chorus
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 4759155 CD
Conductor : Peter Schreier
Orchestra : Staatskapelle Dresden
Label : Philips
8:38 AM
Symphonic Poem No. 9: Hungaria
Artist : Karl Suske, violin
Album :
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 68595 CD
Conductor : Kurt Masur
Orchestra : Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Label : Angel/EMI
9:06 AM
Sinfonia for violoncello & strings in F
Artist : Michael Flaksman, cello
Album :
Composer : Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Catalog : 4252 CD
Conductor : Jorg Faerber
Orchestra : Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra
Label : Excelsior
9:17 AM
Scheherazade Op 35
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Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 550726 CD
Conductor : Enrique Batiz
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Label : Naxos
10:00 AM
Galanta Dances
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Composer : Zoltan Kodaly
Catalog : 8005 CD
Conductor : Edo de Waart
Orchestra : Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Label : Nederland
10:18 AM
Piano Concerto No. 3 in c Op 37
Artist : Artur Rubinstein, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 63078 CD
Conductor : Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : RCA/BMG
11:00 AM
Symphony No.104 in D London
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 2 CD
Conductor : Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra : Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Label :
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!