Classical Music

  • Randall Thompson
    Then & Now 4/21: Randall Thompson
    On this date in 1899, the American choral composer Randall Thompson was born in New York city.  He’s probably best known for his piece that’s based on the single word "alleluia", w...
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  • John Eliot Gardiner
    Then & Now 4/20: John Eliot Gardiner
    On this date in 1943, the English conductor John Eliot Gardiner was born.  He has been a leading figure in the early music revival for more than four decades famous for his work wi...
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  • Daniel Jordan
    Live Performance: Daniel Jordan
    Sarasota Orchestra concertmaster Daniel Jordan is getting ready for a concert next Thursday in Holley Hall featuring the Mozart Violin Concerto No. 2.  But he’s going to stop by ou...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Midday Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3

Mozart certainly knew many virtuoso horn players of his day, but it was for his good friend Joseph Leutgeb that he wrote his brilliant horn concerti. These are full of intelligent humor and warmth. You’ll see. Join us for Mozart’s Horn Concerto No 3 on Midday Mozart. 

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April 21, 2015 on Classical WSMR
Bethany Cagle
Schedule:
Monday - Friday 12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM and Saturdays 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Bethany Cagle
Classical Music Host Bethany Cagle can be heard weekday from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. She is a native of Florida who began her career in the theater and brings that sense of storytelling and artistic commitment to her music presentation. Read More...

Classical News

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. Find out how relevant classical music can be added to your life by listening each weekday morning...

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 Susan Giles Wantuck afternoons beginning at 4:00 PM for lively and relaxing music on your way home or as you prepare for evening. Susan brings the perfect mix of music and information for your dinner...

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

Each weeknight at 7:00 PM join Susan Giles Wantuck 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 music...

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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