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The WFMT Radio Network

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Description

The WFMT Radio Network creates, seeks out, and distributes radio programs of importance, depth and beauty to stations serving audiences across the United States and around the world. In addition to syndicating concerts by such renowned orchestras as the Chicago Symphony OrchestraCivic Orchestra of ChicagoNew York Philharmonic,Milwaukee Symphony OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic and Salzburg Festival, the WFMT Radio Network also makes available signature WFMT shows like Midnight Special with host Rich Warren; Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlinCollector’s Corner with Henry Fogel; Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari, focusing on the classical music of South America, Spain and Portugal; and Relevant Tones with Seth Boustead, exploring contemporary music in the classical tradition.

And look to the WFMT Radio Network for full seasons of opera from such distinguished American companies as Lyric Opera of ChicagoLos Angeles Opera On-AirSan Francisco Opera and Houston Grand Opera. We are also an important source for early music, chamber music, jazz, folk and public affairs programming, with shows like Millennium of Music,Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterSanta Fe Chamber Music Festival and Mad About Music with Gilbert Kaplan, combining music and interviews with influential personalities, including former President Jimmy Carter and past Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice.

Our two celebrated overnight-format satellite services, the classical Beethoven Network with Peter Van De Graff, and Jazz Network with Bob Parlocha, are recognized as leaders in their field. The music selections are balanced, sophisticated and engaging.

WFMT Radio Network programs have received every major broadcasting award and honor, including the George Foster Peabody Award, Prix Italia and Major Armstrong Award. In its mission to provide highly affordable programming of the highest quality, the WFMT Radio Network brings the best to the world.

Become a WFMT Radio Network Affiliate

The WFMT Radio Network invites stations everywhere to become WFMT Radio Network Affiliates. In addition to access to our high quality, affordable programming, affiliates receive dedicated service from network relations and distribution staff members that understand your needs, regardless of your station’s size or budget. For more information, please call Tony Macaluso, Director Syndication, (773) 279-2114, or Estlin Usher, Station Relations Manager, (773) 279-2112.

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This week is the second of three programs of the music of Erno Dohnanyi.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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Three huge releases by some of our greatest ensembles—the Sixteen, the Concerto Vocale, and Les Arts Florissants—are temptingly sampled.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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Spring is here - at last! As the thermometer creeps above freezing, we’ll celebrate optimism, hope and rebirth through music. This week features ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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Spring is here - at last! As the thermometer creeps above freezing, we’ll celebrate optimism, hope and rebirth through music. This week features ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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Spring is here - at last! As the thermometer creeps above freezing, we’ll celebrate optimism, hope and rebirth through music. This week features ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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Spring is here - at last! As the thermometer creeps above freezing, we’ll celebrate optimism, hope and rebirth through music. This week features ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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Spring is here - at last! As the thermometer creeps above freezing, we’ll celebrate optimism, hope and rebirth through music. This week features ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
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How do the physical traces of our lives get sorted out after we die? Iowa poet Robert Fernandez's "And" visits a realm of experience perhaps inacce...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WXXI, and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Poet Cedar Sigo reading and talking about his new poem, “LA Odyssey,” in which Cedar travels down the Pacific coast and shows us a unique and perso...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WXXI, and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Poet Mary Jo Bang reading and talking about her new poem, “Two Nudes." The poem arises from a photograph taken in Germany in the 1920s at the Bauha...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WXXI, and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Join Jeff Spurgeon and Deborah Voight with Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Berliner Philharmoniker for the first time together in New York, on Carnegie...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This week we feature pieces by Mendelssohn, Mahler, and Beethoven.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:29
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Composers and poets create a powerful diary through classic song—poetry set to music. Starting with Mozart and ending in the 21st century, a variet...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
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Literally “light-dark,” chiaroscuro in art is the creation of depth through the play of light and shadow. This artistic technique has inspired leg...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
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We start off our new season with pianist Yefim Bronfman performing Tchaikovsky. Also featured are works by Prokofiev, Stravinsky and a new piece by...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
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Holy Week chant from both the Eastern and Western traditions, and a rare Passion from late 16th century Germany.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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The daughter of Jordi Savall and Montserrat Figueras shares an enchanting vision of music by Hildegard von Bingen.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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Before Astor Piazzolla, the Tango music from Rio de la Plata enjoyed periodic moments of international popularity but always as dance music, mostly...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:29
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This season, the very first Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival program opens with Bohuslav Martinu's "La Revue de Cuisine" as well as Brahms' Piano Qu...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:59