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 25, 2014

6:06 AM
String Quartet in b Op 33
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 937 CD
Orchestra : Lindsay String Quartet
Label : ASV
6:33 AM
Symphony No. 1 in g
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Composer : Etienne-Nicolas Mehul
Catalog : 5184 CD
Conductor : Michel Swierczewski
Orchestra : Gulbenkian Foundation Orch.
Label : Nimbus
7:06 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 4 in D Op 6
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Composer : Archangelo Corelli
Catalog : 27078 CD
Orchestra : I Solisti di Zagreb
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7:19 AM
Symphony No. 3 in B-Flat
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Composer : Johann Christoph Vogel
Catalog : 735 CD
Conductor : Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra : Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic
Label : OehmsCl
7:44 AM
Serenade No. 6 in D Serenata Notturna
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 79633 CD
Conductor : Gidon Kremer
Orchestra : Kremerata Baltica
Label : Nonesuch
8:06 AM
Fantasia appassionata Op 35
Artist : Misha Keylin, violin
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Composer : Henri Vieuxtemps
Catalog : 570974 CD
Conductor : Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Symphony Orchest.
Label : Naxos
8:27 AM
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F
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Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 3185 CD
Orchestra : Lincoln Center Chamber Society
Label : Delos
8:49 AM
Symphony No. 5 in D
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Composer : William Boyce
Catalog : 5345 CD
Conductor : William Boughton
Orchestra : English String Orchestra
Label : Nimbus
9:06 AM
Egmont Overture Op 84
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Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 4776404 CD
Conductor : Christian Thielemann
Orchestra : Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : D. Gramphn
9:18 AM
The Isle of the Dead Op 29
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Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 2 CD
Conductor : Jascha Horenstein
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Chesky Rec
9:42 AM
Sonata No. 6 in g
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Composer : Henry Purcell
Catalog : 920251 CD
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Quartet
Label : Discover
10:00 AM
Symphony No. 5 in c Op 67
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Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 1002 CD
Conductor : Wilhelm Furtwangler
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Label : Allegro
10:35 AM
Swedish Dances Op 32
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Composer : Tor Aulin
Catalog : 1050 CD
Conductor : Niklas Willen
Orchestra : Gavleborg Symphony Orchestra
Label : Sterling
11:00 AM
Concertone for 2 violins in C
Artist : Shlomo Mintz, violin
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 2058 CD
Conductor : Shlomo Mintz
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Label : Avie
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!