Classical Music

  • Rebecca Penneys
    Then & Now 6/23: Music at USF!
    On this date in1972, the premiere of David Ward-Steinman’s "Sonata for Piano Fortified," was given by Gary Wolf at the University of South Florida, in Tampa. And USF remains an...
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  • Nicolas McGegan
    Live Performance 6/21: Nicolas McGegan + Robert Levin
    This week marks the final week of this year’s Sarasota Music Festival and Classical WSMR has one more live performance for you to enjoy! Join Russell and his guests: conductor...
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  • Welcome, Summer!
    Summer starts Monday, June 20th, and Classical WSMR will be celebrating all week with pieces that evoke the sights and sounds of the season.  Tune in for a Dance in the Sunlight,...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Houston Symphony: John Storgards - Conductor

John Storgards - Conductor
Sol Gabetta - Cello
[Photo: http://bit.ly/28YlUyW ]

From Finland with love - John Storgards, conductor of Helsinki Philharmonic, brings music from his homeland to Texas.

HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 1
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June 26, 2016 on Classical WSMR
Schedule:
Sunday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 83.1 and 103.9
Host:
Brian Newhouse
Peabody Award-winner Brian Newhouse was the producer and host for the Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts from 1986-91. In 1992 he moved to Germany and served as a journalist with Radio Deutsche Welle in Cologne, covering topics from the Balkan War to European summer music festivals. He returned to... 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. 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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