Classical Music

  • Carnegie Hall
    Then & Now 5/5: Happy 125th Carnegie Hall!
    On this date in 1891, Carnegie Hall opened in New York City with a concert that kicked off a 5 day music festival. The opening concert included Beethoven's "Leonore" Overture No....
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  • Joan Tower
    Then & Now 5/4: Outdoor Music
    On this date in 1989, Joan Tower’s "Island Prelude" was premiered by the St. Louis Symphony with Leonard Slatkin conducting.  Tower gave some nice imagery saying: "The Island is...
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  • Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival 2016 
    The Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival is July 12-30, 2016 and it's tuition free for everyone! A golden opportunity to meet and study with many great professors from signature schools...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Henryk Gorecki: Symphony No. 3, Op. 36
Henryk Gorecki: Symphony No. 3, Op. 36

Thursday May 5th is Holocaust Remembrance Day, and we will be honoring the day with an evening masterwork by Polish composer Henryk Gorecki. It’s the composer’s Symphony No. 3, subtitled “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs,” a somber, three-movement work for soprano soloist and orchestra. It...more...

May 5, 2016 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
Schedule:
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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WSMR Music Programs

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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