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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, Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 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-Air, and San Francisco Opera. We are also an important source for early music, chamber music, jazz and folk, with shows like Millennium of Music,Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

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 of Syndication, (773) 279-2114, or Estlin Usher, Station Relations Manager, (773) 279-2112.

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Baritone Thomas Hampson has been globally acclaimed not only for his vivid characterization and stylistic mastery in an exceptionally wide range of...

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From Stravinsky’s famous In Memoriam Dylan Thomas to Hindemith’s Trauermusik, composers have long written their most personal and moving music as a...

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Matthias Pintscher leads a concert of US premieres with members of the New York Philharmonic at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. All work...

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This program features, as in a traditional symphonic concert, an exquisite and vibrant overture, a full-scale violin concerto, and a monumental sy...

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Germany was the land of classical music’s most glorious achievements, but when Hitler came to power, he banned everything written by Jews. That inc...

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Episode BN 150608 H8: 2015-06-08 8:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150608 H7: 2015-06-08 7:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150608 H6: 2015-06-08 6:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150608 H5: 2015-06-08 5:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150608 H4: 2015-06-08 4:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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This week we feature works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Arnold Schoenberg.

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  • Length: 59:00
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Episode BN 150608 H3: 2015-06-08 3:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150608 H2: 2015-06-08 2:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Concertmaster and soloist, Alexander Barantschik, leads the San Francisco Symphony in music for strings by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Britten, and Piazzo...

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Episode BN 150608 H1: 2015-06-08 1:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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A remarkable young Canadian pianist plays Chopin and Mozart.

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Episode BN 150608 H0: 2015-06-08 12:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150607 H8: 2015-06-07 8:00 AM of Beethoven Network

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Episode BN 150607 H7: 2015-06-07 7:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:36