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

May 04, 2013

6:06 AM
String Symphony No. 8 in D
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Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 5142 CD
Conductor : William Boughton
Orchestra : English String Orchestra
Label : Nimbus
6:35 AM
Piano Trio (Divertimento) in B-Flat, K. 254
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 907033 CD
Orchestra : Mozartean Players
Label : Harm Mundi
7:06 AM
Sinfonia No. 3 in C
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Composer : Georg (Jiri Antonin) Benda
Catalog : 553408 CD
Conductor : Christian Benda
Orchestra : Prague Chamber Orchestra
Label : Naxos
7:16 AM
Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in d, BWV 1052
Artist : Bob van Asperen, harpsichord
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Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 22001 CD
Conductor : Bob Van Asperen
Orchestra : Melante Amsterdam
Label : Vrgn Clscs
7:42 AM
TANNHAUSER Overture
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Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 41 CD
Conductor : Yakov Kreizberg
Orchestra : Netherlands Philharmonic Orch
Label : Pentatone
8:06 AM
Konzertstuck Op 84
Artist : Maxim Fedotov, violin
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Composer : Max Bruch
Catalog : 557689 CD
Conductor : Dmitry Yablonsky
Orchestra : Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Naxos
8:27 AM
Morris Dance Tunes
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Composer : Gustav Holst
Catalog : 7058 CD
Conductor : Nicholas Braithwaite
Orchestra : New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Label : KOCH Intl.
8:41 AM
Music for the Royal Fireworks
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Composer : George Friederich Handel
Catalog : 427205 CD
Orchestra : ARCHIV Production Wind Ensembl
Label : D. Gramphn
9:06 AM
THIEVING MAGPIE (LA GAZZA LADRA)Overture
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Composer : Gioacchino Rossini
Catalog : 431653 CD
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Label : D. Gramphn
9:18 AM
Rodeo- Four Dance Episodes
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Composer : Aaron Copland
Catalog : 63511 CD
Conductor : Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra : San Francisco Symphony
Label : RCA/BMG
9:41 AM
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048
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Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 3185 CD
Orchestra : Lincoln Center Chamber Society
Label : Delos
10:00 AM
Symphony No. 9 in e Op 95 From the New World
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Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 46331 CD
Conductor : Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : CBS/Sony
10:41 AM
Fantasiestucke for piano, violin & cello in a Op 88
Artist : Martha Argerich, piano; Gidon Kremer, violin; Mischa Maisky, cello
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Composer : Robert Schumann
Catalog : 463700 CD
Label : D. Gramphn
11:02 AM
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K. 488
Artist : Helene Grimaud, piano
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 16204 CD
Conductor : Radoslaw Szulc
Orchestra : Bavarian Radio Symph Chmb Orch
Label : D. Gramphn
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!