Classical 91.5

Programs A-Z

  • Backstage Pass is a monthly live performance program which highlights performances by local and visiting musicians, giving Classical 91.5/90.3 listeners the backstage experience of meeting the artists “up close and...

  • Brian Bell, historian and host of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on WGBH for years, presents this Best of the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, using archival and commercial recordings.  We'll hear concerts by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the...

  • Carnegie Hall Live is a 13-week series that presents highlights and conversations with some of the world’s best performers and ensembles  in this specially-curated series from the Live! season.  Produced by...

  • The Barns at Wolf trap is a year-round facility hailed as “one of the best places to hear music in Washington.” Each summer Wolf Trap showcases live chamber performances by some of the most renowned musicians performing today.  Co-hosts Rich...

  • Produced by Marty Ronish and hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including produced segments created to provide deeper insight into the music and programmatic themes found...

  • Classical programming brings listeners some of the most beautiful music in the world. Drawn from the heart of the Classical and Romantic repertoires, our programs create the perfect radio companion for lovers of good music. 

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  • Classical Guitar Alive, the only nationally broadcast guitar program in the United States, promotes the love of the classical guitar to the widest possible audience in innovative ways that have the greatest impact and benefit to all. ...

  • Wake up to a Mozart sonata and a Beethoven romance.  Catch a few minutes of the news.  What to wear?  You’ll hear the forecast, too, perhaps followed by Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Copland's Rodeo, a new release from the Ying...

  • Veteran host John Andres brings listeners a variety of classical music to enjoy with your morning coffee as you prepare for your Sunday.

  • Locally hosted classical music

  • Classical 91.5 Music Director and Midday host Julia Figueras brings listeners a broad spectrum of music to accompany the activities of your day.  Share your lunch hour with Classical 91.5 and enjoy some lighter fare and some facts about this...

  • Marianne Carberry presents afternoon classical music to accompany your Saturday activities. Marianne begins her program at noon and leads listeners into the opera.  Following the opera, Marianne presents music to bridge between the opera and ...

  • Tune in weekdays from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. as host Mona Seghatoleslami brings you an eclectic mix of classical music, old and new.  Musical treats keep you company throughout the afternoon and evening, and you'll often have a chance to win tickets...

  • The Cleveland Orchestra sets the standard of artistic excellence, concert programming, and community engagement. Even if you can't be at Severance Hall or Blossom Music Center in person, you can hear The Cleveland Orchestra each week in live...

  • Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

  • Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape “Music for the Chillout of the Night,” distributed by Public Radio International with host John Diliberto. Echoes<...

  • Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is a daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various...

  • WXXI's Fascinatin' Rhythm presents of popular American music from Stephen Foster to Stephen Sondheim, in the context of their relationship to American history. Every week, host Michael Lasser offers a rich mix of singers, songwriters and songs...

  • “Feminine Fusion” is a weekly radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and...

  • Fiesta! features the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Program host Elbio Barilari is your guide for this trip through the hidden treasures of Latino concert music, including the magical rhythms of Silvestre...

  • NPR's From the Top features amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary classically-trained young musicians from across the country. 

  • Hearts of Space grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music.  What began purely as a labor of love eventually became the most popular contemporary music program on public...

  • Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance...

  • The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra under the baton of music director, Maestro Edo de Waart, presents 13 star-studded, two-hour concerts. Among the finest orchestras in the country, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is the largest cultural...

  • Mondays at 8pm beginning February 1, 2021.

    Tanglewood, located in the Berkshire Hills of Lenoxand Stockbridge, MA, has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) for 82 years. In addition to performances...

  • A collection of discussions with special guest musicians hosted by Music Director and midday host Julia Figueras. Each week during the RPO season, Julia previews the upcoming concert with the conductor and guest artist(s).

  • As part of WXXI's commitment to year-round opera, WFMT's American Opera Series includes a variety of opera companies thoroughout the year.  Opera Delaware is a professional opera company located in Wilmington, Delaware. The company was founded...

  • Opera Southwest was founded in 1972 as Albuquerque Opera Theatre by Dr. Edward T. Peter, Maestro Kurt Frederick and others. Seasonally Opera Southwest distributes selected world-class opera(s) via the WFMT Radio Network to public radio stations...

  • Performance Today is a two-hour unique celebration of today’s art of classical music delivered by acclaimed classical music host and commentator Fred Child. Here's what Fred Child said in a recent interview about the program that he...

  • WXXI Classical introduces a new series celebrating the rich tradition of live music-making across the region. Performance Upstate takes you into concert halls, sacred spaces, and festivals across Western and Central New York.  You'll hear a...

  • Pipedreams, which began production in 1982, remains the only nationally-distributed weekly radio program exploring the art of the pipe organ.  Host and senior executive producer Michael Barone has been recognized nationally for his...

  • Enjoy a lively, exciting performance of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each week from the comfort of your living room. Host Jim Cunningham and acclaimed Music Director Manfred Honeck bring you the symphonic works of Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven...

  • Each year Classical 91.5 broadcasts the current season of philharmonic concerts from your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, upon the approval of the RPO musicians.  Broadcasts usually begin in April and run through mid-July.  The series...

  • Known for its innovative programs that span a wide variety of both traditional and new music, the San Francisco Symphony has grown in stature under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, setting the highest possible standard for...

  • WXXI Classical 91.5 presents broadcast concerts by the Society for Chamber Music in Rochester. Hosted by Julia Figueras, the annual mini-series features varied chamber music recorded at the...

  • Fresh and inviting, upbeat and inspiring, Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.  The music may be centuries-old, but it's the perfect antidote...

  • SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio 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...

  • The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world.

    Since the summer of...

  • Founded in 1842 by a group of local musicians led by American-born Ureli Corelli Hill, the New York Philharmonic is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. The New York Philharmonic, a...

  • The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of symphonic music in film. Movies present listeners with the most common musical experience, and host Edmund Stone, a trained Shakespearean actor from England, presents a musical...

  • Meet the people of the Spanish-speaking world through their music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree presents recorded performances featuring Iberian and Latin American composers, conductors and performers.  Host Candice Agree...

  • The WFMT Radio Network presents performances from opera companies around the world, to complement the Metropolitan Opera season.  Opera companies represented have and may include the Bavarian State Opera, Vienna State Opera, Lyric...

  • With Heart and Voice ® is a weekly program of sacred choral and organ music that explores the ever-growing treasury of works for life's spiritual side, its seasons and celebrations. With Heart and Voice...