Classical Music

  • Then & Now 6/22:  Why Music?  No.  yMusic!
    Then & Now 6/22: Why Music? No. yMusic!
    On this date in 1871, Wagner’s "Kaiser March" had its American premiere at a Theodore Thomas Orchestra concert at Central Park Garden in New York City.  These concerts from Thomas...
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  • Then & Now 6/21:  Now This is Just Gross!
    Then & Now 6/21: Now This is Just Gross!
    On this date in 1980, Peter Maxwell Davies "Farwell to Stromness" had its premiere at the St. Magnus Festival in Orkney, performed by the composer.  Yesterday, we heard a...
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  • Then & Now 6/12: King of Prussia
    Then & Now 6/12: King of Prussia
    It was on this date on June 12th, 1733 that the King of Prussia, known as Frederick the Great, married Duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern at Schloss...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Mozart: The Adagio and Allegro in f minor
Mozart: The Adagio and Allegro in f minor

Today’s Midday Mozart has a curious history.  The Adagio and Allegro in f minor was catalogued as being written for an organ and a clock.  But that actually referred to an instrument that was a mechanical organ.  If it was anything like the one Haydn had it was rectangular with a spinning barrel...more...

June 22, 2018 on Classical WSMR
Classical WSMR Host, Bethany Cagle
Schedule:
Monday - Friday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Saturday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Sunday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
Host:
Bethany Cagle
Whether it’s Midday Mozart at noon, an early Saturday morning or the Sunday Evening Masterwork, Bethany Cagle is your charming radio companion. Combining her love of classical music and storytelling, Bethany brings you the interesting stories behind the music everyday on Classical WSMR. 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.

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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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