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 18, 2014

6:06 AM
Stenka Razin Op 13
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Composer : Alexander Glazunov
Catalog : 572 CD
Conductor : Yondani Butt
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : ASV
6:24 AM
String Quartet in E-Flat Op 64
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 97717 CD
Orchestra : Medici String Quartet
Label : Angel/EMI
6:46 AM
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F
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Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 423492 CD
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : The English Concert
Label : D. Gramphn
7:06 AM
Violin Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Op 8
Artist : Ronald Thomas,violin
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Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 7124 CD
Conductor : Ronald Thomas
Orchestra : Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Label : Chandos
7:19 AM
Fantasia para un gentilhombre
Artist : Andres Segovia, guitar
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Composer : Joaquin Rodrigo
Catalog : 2130 CD
Conductor : Enrique Jorda
Orchestra : Symphony of the Air
Label : D. Gramphn
7:44 AM
Marosszek Dances
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Composer : Zoltan Kodaly
Catalog : 875 CD
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : S.W. Rad. Sym Orch Baden-Baden
Label : Bis
8:06 AM
Waltz Suite (No 1) Op 110
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Composer : Sergei Prokofiev
Catalog : 10483 CD
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Scottish National Orchestra
Label : Chandos
8:38 AM
Burleske Op 11
Artist : Ian Hobson, piano
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Composer : Richard Strauss
Catalog : 6567 CD
Conductor : Norman Del Mar
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Label : Arabesque
9:06 AM
SIEGFRIED: Forest Murmurs
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Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 410137 CD
Conductor : Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : London/Dec
9:18 AM
String Quintet in E Op 11
Artist : Zoltan Tokos, guitar
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Composer : Luigi Boccherini
Catalog : 550731 CD
Orchestra : Danubius Quartet
Label : Naxos
9:42 AM
Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op 19
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Composer : Hugo Alfven
Catalog : 41720 CD
Conductor : Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra : The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label : RCA/BMG
10:00 AM
Orchestral Suite No. 4 A Argenteau Op 40
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Composer : Cesar Cui
Catalog : 223400 CD
Conductor : Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Symphony Orchest.
Label : MarcoPolo
10:26 AM
Violin Concerto in d Op 47
Artist : Hilary Hahn, violin
Album :
Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 10858 CD
Conductor : Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra : Swedish Radio Symphony Orchest
Label : D. Gramphn
11:00 AM
Symphony No. 5 Solitude
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Composer : Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Catalog : 999984 CD
Conductor : Michail Jurowski
Orchestra : Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra
Label : CPO
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!