Classical Music

  • Gustav Holst
    Then & Now 9/21: From Holst to Holt
    On this date in 1874, English composer Gustav Holst was born in Cheltenham. He was born Gustavus Theodore von Holst, and his early works were published under the name "Gustav von...
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  • Dr. Joseph Holt
    Live in Studio 9/21: Joseph Holt
    Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota kicks off its new season on October 2nd with a concert featuring violinist Dan Jordan, and pianist Joseph Holt in a program called “The Best of...
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  • Edward Elgar
    Then & Now 9/20: Music From London
    On this date in 1930, the first public performance of Elgar’s "Pomp and Circumstance" March No. 5 took place at Queen's Hall in London, with Sir Henry Wood conducting.  The first...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3 in D Op. 18

Although it is numbered third in the set of Opus 18 String Quartets, Beethoven actually composed the String Quartet No. 3 first – and in fact, it was the very first one he ever composed. The work takes several cues from Franz Joseph Haydn’s string quartets, an obvious master of the string...more...

September 21, 2016 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
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Monday - Friday 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
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Tyler Kline
Tyler Kline is a composer whose music has been performed across the United States, and internationally in Canada, Brazil and Romania. His compositional interests encompass a wide variety of styles and mediums, from acoustic chamber and large ensemble works to electronic and electroacoustic music... Read More...

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Each weekday morning listeners enjoy classical music with insight and wit provided by Russell Gant. He finds the interesting stories and history that makes this music come alive. Russell presents his Then and Now feature each weekday morning at 8:00 – a...

Join Bethany Cagle every weekday at 12:00 Noon for your favorite classical selections. Bethany adds a superb touch of class to the station, and brings you the interesting stories behind the music. Listen as you go about your busy day. You’ll find Bethany is the perfect...

The end of the day is a combination of wrapping up and winding down! Join Lauren Rico afternoons beginning at 4:00 PM for lively and relaxing music on your way home or as you prepare for evening. Lauren features our 5 O’Clock Unwind each weekday at 5pm – a wonderful, relaxing...

Tyler Kline is the perfect companion to take you through an hour of your favorite selections of classical music! He also helps you stay up-to-date with information on what's happening in the music and cultural community throughout the west coast of Florida! And, on...

Each weeknight at 7:00 PM join Tyler Kline for some of the best music ever written. Music that’s good enough to earn the title “Masterwork.” Listen for full length performances and large scale works like Carmina Burana, Mahler Symphonies, some new recordings and...

APM's Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program and a winner of the 2014 Gabriel Award for artistic achievement. The show is broadcast on 292 public radio stations across the...

June LeBell's Musical Conversation, on WSMR 89.1 & 103.9, features fascinating conversations with all sorts of great artists in the world of classical music. Listeners are invited into June’s radio living room for unscripted, insightful, fun conversation about…and...

Sunday Baroque allows you an opportunity each week to explore Baroque and early music (written before 1750). Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with masterpieces including the Water Music, Royal Fireworks Music, and the Brandenburg...

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra...

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