Florida's Classical Music Station

  • Jerry White Swing Band
    Then & Now 3/13: Luciano Pavarotti
    On this date, March 13, in 2004 the great Tenor Luciano Pavarotti performed his final opera at the Met…it was Tosca. And around town today, you can hear live music at the...
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  • Mozart
    Then & Now 1/29: Mozart's Idomeneo
    On this date in 1781, Mozart’s opera Idomeneo had its premiere in Munich, and to say it was a success would be an understatement for sure!  Europe's best orchestra, the Mannheim...
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  • Music Education
    Then & Now 1/16: Boston Academy of Music
    On this date in music history, the very first U.S. music school was established. The Boston Academy of Music was founded on this date, January 16th, in 1833. And this weekend, you...
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  • Reinhold Gliere
    Then & Now 1/11: Reinhold Gliere
    On this date in Kiev, Ukraine in 1875, Russian-Soviet composer Reinhold Gliere was born. And around town, for the next SILL’s Music Mondays, Soprano Kara Shay Thomson will talk...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Op. 83

In his own words, Brahms described his Second Piano concerto as “very small,” featuring a “very small and pretty scherzo.” “Very small” is a bit off the mark – Johannes Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is anything but small. It’s a giant work – nearly an hour – and it even features four...more...

March 20, 2019 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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