Classical Music

  • Samuel Barber
    Then & Now 7/25: American Music in Europe
    On this date in 1937, Samuel Barber's Symphony No. 1 was performed at the Salzburg Music Festival in Austria, by the Vienna Philharmonic. This was the first American symphonic...
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  • Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival
    Then & Now 7/24: Live Music!
    On this date in 1983, Elisabetta Brusa’s  Fables for Chamber Orchestra, had its premiere given by the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra.  Tanglewood of course is the famed summer...
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  • Gian Carlo Menotti
    Then & Now 7/7: Spoleto Festuval USA
    On this date in 1911, the Italian-born American composer and conductor Gian Carlo Menotti was born. In addition to his compositions, Menotti is responsible for one of the most...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Op. 81
Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Op. 81

Dvorak composed his second Piano Quintet No. 2 in 1887, a work that shares the same instrumentation and key as its younger counterpart, the Piano Quintet No. 1. Those are the only similarities between the two pieces, though. Fifteen years passed between the writing of the two Piano Quintets, and...more...

July 25, 2017 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
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Nightly, 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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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.

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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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