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

October 26, 2013

6:06 AM
Flute concerto in D
Artist : Jiri Valek, flute
Album :
Composer : Carl Stamitz
Catalog : 111872 CD
Conductor : Vladimir Valek
Orchestra : Dvorak Chamber Orchestra
Label : Supraphon
6:24 AM
String Trio in c Op 9, No. 3
Artist : Itzhak Perlman, violin; Pinchas Zukerman, viola; Lynn Harrell, cello
Album :
Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 54198 CD
Label : Angel/EMI
6:50 AM
Nocturne No. 8 in D-Flat Op 27
Artist : Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 80147 CD
Label : Telarc
7:06 AM
Concerto for 3 Trumpets in B-Flat
Artist : Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Album :
Composer : George Phillip Telemann
Catalog : 42478 CD
Conductor : Raymond Leppard
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Label : CBS/Sony
7:19 AM
Organ Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Op 7
Artist : Simon Preston, organ
Album :
Composer : George Friederich Handel
Catalog : 75517 CD
Conductor : Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra : Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
7:43 AM
Concerto 3 hpschds or 3 violins in d
Artist : Gerald Hambitzer,harpsichord
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 553505 CD
Conductor : Helmut Muller-Bruhl
Orchestra : Cologne Chamber Orchestra
Label : Naxos
8:06 AM
TSAR SALTAN: Flight of the Bumblebee
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 62647 CD
Conductor : Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra : National Philharmonic Orch.
Label : CBS/Sony
8:09 AM
TSAR SALTAN: Suite Op 57
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 550726 CD
Conductor : Enrique Batiz
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Label : Naxos
8:32 AM
With the Wild Geese (1910)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Hamilton Harty
Catalog : 8321 CD
Conductor : Bryden Thomson
Orchestra : Ulster Orchestra
Label : Chandos
8:54 AM
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in a
Artist : Misha Dichter, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 416463 CD
Label : Philips
9:06 AM
Flute Concerto in a, RV 108
Artist : Michala Petri, recorder
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 4784614 CD
Orchestra : I Musici
Label : Philips
9:17 AM
Symphony No. 70 in D
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 5000 CD
Conductor : David Blum
Orchestra : Esterhazy Orchestra
Label : VangrdOmeg
9:40 AM
Scottish Rhapsody Prince Charlie
Artist : Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Album :
Composer : John Blackwood McEwen
Catalog : 83 CD
Conductor : Alexander Platt
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Label : Cedille
10:00 AM
The Age Of Gold: Ballet Suite Op 22
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Dmitri Shostakovich
Catalog : 62516 CD
Conductor : Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Label : RCA/BMG
10:20 AM
The Golden Spinning Wheel Op 109
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 9048 CD
Conductor : Jiri Belohlavek
Orchestra : Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Chandos
10:45 AM
Shooting the Rapids
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Armas Jarnefelt
Catalog : 9701 CD
Conductor : Ilpo Mansnerus
Orchestra : Finnish Radio Symphony Orch
Label : YLE
11:00 AM
Symphony No. 3 in C Sinfonie Singuliere
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Berwald
Catalog : 553052 CD
Conductor : Okko Kamu
Orchestra : Helsingborgs Symph. Orchestra
Label : Naxos
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!