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

August 31, 2013

6:06 AM
#19. Violin Concerto in e Op 64
Artist : Zino Francescatti, violin
Album :
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 62339 CD
Conductor : Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic
Label : CBS/Sony
6:33 AM
#18. Four Seasons: No.1 Spring (La Primavera) in E Op 8, RV269
Artist : Joshua Bell, violin
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 11013 CD
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in Fields
Label : CBS/Sony
6:47 AM
#18. Four Seasons: No.2 Summer (L’Estate) in g Op 8, RV 315
Artist : Nicola Benedetti, violin
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 16412 CD
Conductor : Christian Curnyn
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Label : London/Dec
7:06 AM
#18. Four Seasons: No.3 Autumn (L’Autunno) in F Op 8, RV 293
Artist : Itzhak Perlman, violin
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 64333 CD
Conductor : Itzhak Perlman
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
7:21 AM
#18. Four Seasons: No.4 Winter (L’Inverno) in f Op 8, RV 297
Artist : Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 4779730 CD
Conductor : Anne-Sophie Mutter
Orchestra : Trondheim Soloists
Label : D. Gramphn
7:33 AM
#17. PRINCE IGOR: Polovtsian Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 546 CD
Conductor : Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra : Stokowski Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Label : Cala
8:06 AM
#16. Symphony No. 1 in D
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gustav Mahler
Catalog : 74182 CD
Conductor : Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
9:06 AM
#15. Enigma Variations (Variations on an Original Theme) Op 36
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Sir Edward Elgar
Catalog : 2 CD
Conductor : Bernard Haitink
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : LondonPhil
9:42 AM
#14. Piano Concerto No. 1 in b-Flat Op 23
Artist : Lang Lang, piano
Album :
Composer : Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 666 CD
Conductor : Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Label : D. Gramphn
10:29 AM
#13. Piano Quintet in A Op 114
Artist : Jacques Cazauran, double-bass; Georges Pludermacher, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 385853 CD
Orchestra : Trio a Cordes Francais
Label : Angel/EMI
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!