Classical Music

  • Vienna State Opera
    Then & Now 11/05: Vienna State Opera
    Just two months before Victory in Europe day in 1945, the U.S. Army Air Force bombed the Vienna State Opera to rubble. It took ten years to rebuild. On this date, November 5th,...
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  • Sarasota Opera
    Then & Now 10/29: Sarasota Opera
    Two well-known operas had their premiers on today’s date.  In 1787, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni'," had its first performance in Prague, and then in 1837, Donizetti’s opera, "Roberto...
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  • Pepe Romero
    10/18 Live On-Air: Pepe Romero
    Superstar Classical Guitarist Pepe Romero will return to the WSMR studios this week for a live performance!  Join Bethany Cagle and the world renowned guitarist as we learn about...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F K. 459

For Mozart, the piano concerto was an opportunity to combine his two talents: In composing for the genre, he could be both Mozart the composer, and Mozart the pianist. It was also a way of making a living, and his livelihood in Vienna depended on the production of his piano concertos like never...more...

November 16, 2018 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
Schedule:
Nightly, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
Host:
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...

WSMR Music Programs

Early mornings and late at night, 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 to your life by listening each weekday...

Bethany Cagle hosts every weekday afternoon and Saturday mornings. Each day Bethany adds a superb touch of class to the station, and brings you the interesting stories behind the music. Listen each day. You’ll find Bethany’s the perfect companion on the radio.

Bethany...

Tyler Kline is the perfect companion to take you through 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! On weekdays and...

Each night 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 music...

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. Classical WSMR carries live broadcasts of the Met every Saturday afternoon during the five-month season, December through May.

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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