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 11, 2014

6:06 AM
Overture (Suite) for 2 Flutes & Strings in e
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Phillip Telemann
Catalog : 1309 CD
Orchestra : Hanoverian Ensemble
Label : MSR
6:34 AM
Clarinet Concerto No. 4 in e
Artist : Sabine Meyer, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Louis Spohr
Catalog : 79786 CD
Conductor : Kenneth Sillito
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in Fields
Label : Angel/EMI
7:06 AM
Concerto No. 5 in c
Artist : Jed Wentz, flute
Album :
Composer : Willem De Fesch
Catalog : 92054 CD
Orchestra : Musica Ad Rhenum
Label : Nederland
7:18 AM
Harp Concerto in C
Artist : Catherine Michel, harp
Album :
Composer : F. A. Boieldieu
Catalog : 135 CD
Conductor : Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra : Monte Carlo Natl Opera Orch
Label : Pentatone
7:43 AM
The Lark Ascending
Artist : David Greed, violin
Album :
Composer : Ralph Vaughan Williams
Catalog : 2013 CD
Conductor : David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra : English Northern Philharmonia
Label : Naxos
8:06 AM
Violin Concerto No. 1 in C
Artist : Lars Ulrik Mortensen, hspchrd
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 2908607 CD
Conductor : Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor and violin
Orchestra : Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Label : Harm Mundi
8:28 AM
Piano Concerto Pastoral in D Op 120
Artist : Christopher Hinterhuber, piano
Album :
Composer : Ferdinand Ries
Catalog : 572088 CD
Conductor : Uwe Grodd
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Label : Naxos
9:06 AM
Horn Concerto Concerto da Caccia in D
Artist : Bruce Atwell, horn
Album :
Composer : George Phillip Telemann
Catalog : 3221 CD
Conductor : Jeffery Meyer
Orchestra : St Petersburg Chamber Phil
Label : Centaur
9:18 AM
Celtic Symphony for 6 harps and strings
Artist : ...and various soloists
Album :
Composer : Sir Granville Bantock
Catalog : 66450 CD
Conductor : Vernon Handley
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Hyperion
9:42 AM
Suite in the Old Style in a Op 10
Artist : Itzhak Perlman, violin
Album :
Composer : Christian Sinding
Catalog : 47167 CD
Conductor : Andre Previn
Orchestra : Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
10:00 AM
Bronze Horseman Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Reinhold Gliere
Catalog : 9379 CD
Conductor : Edward Downes
Orchestra : BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Chandos
10:48 AM
Prelude and Fugue No. 16 in b-Flat Op 87
Artist : Kori Bond, piano
Album :
Composer : Dmitri Shostakovich
Catalog : 2896 CD
Label : Centaur
11:00 AM
Piano Concerto No. 1 in f-Sharp Op 1
Artist : Mikhail Pletnev, piano
Album :
Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 61976 CD
Conductor : Libor Pesek
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Label : Vrgn Clscs
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!