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The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with five productions from LA Opera’s 2016-17 season.This week we present T...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:01:38
Caption: John Corigliano
Before a new piece of music is played for the first time – before it is judged either a masterpiece or a disaster, it exists in a state of musical ...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :19
Caption: John Corigliano
Composer John Corigliano grew up surrounded by music. His father was the concertmaster (1st violinist) with the New York Philharmonic for 23 years...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :24
Caption: John Corigliano
If you ever enter into a friendly competition over which art form is the most powerful, or holds the greatest potential, you might want to consider...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :27
Caption: John Corigliano
While some composers are inspired by nature and walks in the countryside, others approach it as a job where they show up and put pencil to music pa...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :22
Caption: John Corigliano
Composer John Corigliano’s father was the concertmaster (1st violinist) with the New York Philharmonic for 23 years, so violin playing and the viol...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :26
Caption: John Corigliano
The middle of the 20th century saw both enormous growth and struggle for new classical music. Part of the struggle, according to composer John Cor...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :24
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Composer Joan Tower (1970), Credit: Noah Sheldon
There is an amazing year, 1938, when several world class composers were born: Joan Tower, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, Charles Wuorinen, and Jo...

Bought by WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Composer Christopher Theofanidis, Credit: Pilar Timpane
We'll hear works based on primary colors: Blue, Red, and Yellow; plus feature Rainbow Body, Synethésie, and a Nick Drake song, Pink Moon!

Bought by WETS, WVBI-LP, and WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Norman Rockwell's Sharp Harmony, Credit: Ebay
We’ll feature four modern masterpieces for string quartet by Walter Mays, John Adams, Andrzej Panufnik, and John Corigliano on this episode of What...

Bought by WVBI-LP and WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: John Clare and Carlisle Floyd, Credit: Judith Kurnick
We'll hear operatic music by Carlisle Floyd, Michael Nyman, Jennifer Higdon, John Corigliano, Jake Heggie, and John Harbison.

Bought by WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A collection of random poems, with some allusions to teachers.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:49
Caption: Robert Spano
American composer John Corigliano essentially got his start with the New York Philharmonic. His father was the orchestra’s first violinist for mor...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :29
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Symphony Space Live with Laura Kaminsky and Stefon Harris

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Yeats for a Day: The Dublin Musical Saunter 2015 (an all-day event in the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival on June 15 2015) brought together a...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:28
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In an historic collaboration, the WFMT Radio Network in Chicago presents the first broadcast series of a Chinese orchestra to U.S. radio audiences starting in January 2017. Host Hoyt Smith, of KDFC San Francisco, and Maestro Long Yu present the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) alongside an all-star line-up of soloists, including Lang Lang, Maxim Vengerov, Yo-Yo Ma, Yujia Wang and Christian Tetzlaff. Guest conductors include Zubin Mehta, Sir Andrew Davis, Osmo Vänskä, Daniele Gatt and Paavo Järvi.

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A two hour weekly show of new music, and new releases, with an in-depth look at classical music.

  • From: WBAA
  • Updated: Aug 30, 2017
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Since its founding in 1959, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has been community treasure that presents outstanding performances. This tradition has moved and engaged millions nationwide since 1971 with the Milwaukee Symphony’s radio series – the country’s longest-running national classical radio series. Under the baton of its sixth music director, the internationally-acclaimed Edo de Waart, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras’s full-time, professional, virtuosic musicians connect with listeners at over 140 live concerts across Wisconsin each season. A selection of these are featured on the orchestra’s broadcasts, which feature exclusive behind-the-scenes and backstage commentary from the conductors, soloists, and musicians themselves.

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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of classical musicians - a show about the people behind the music.

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28 Pieces

The WFMT Radio Network is proud to make the American Opera Series available to our affiliates. The American Opera Series is designed to complement the Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, filling in the schedule to complete the year. This year the American Opera Series features great performances by the Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, Caramoor Opera, Arizona Opera, and more!

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Virtuoso Voices is a collection of timely and topical sound bites from classical music's leading performers. Each sound bite (or clip) will bring your listeners an insider's perspective to the classical music they enjoy on your station. Virtuoso Voices offers classical music announcers an additional way to enhance their breaks by using the voice of the artist whose recording they're about to play on their shift.