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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 OrchestraNew York Philharmonic,Milwaukee Symphony OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony, 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 Greg Bridges and Lee Thomas, 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.

Pieces

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This week Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Sibelius' Symphony No. 2 along with other works by Stravinsky, Beethoven, and more.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:29
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Susanna Mälkki condcuts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in colorful French works featuring saxaphone soloist, Branford Marsalis.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Episode BN 171125 H8: 2017-11-25 8:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:37
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Episode BN 171121 H3: 2017-11-21 3:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
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Mahler's Symphony No. 8 is featured this week as the Mahler extravanganza continues with the New York Philharmonic!

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:30
Caption: Joshua Edwards, poet
Joshua Edwards mediates on the nature of work and communal living.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we dedicate an entire program to the music of Iranian-American composer Reza Vali.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:26
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This week, we’ll continue our exploration of Peter Tchaikovsky, focusing on the latter part of his life, including his symphonies, ballets, and lif...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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This week, we’ll continue our exploration of Peter Tchaikovsky, focusing on the latter part of his life, including his symphonies, ballets, and lif...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we’ll continue our exploration of Peter Tchaikovsky, focusing on the latter part of his life, including his symphonies, ballets, and lif...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we’ll continue our exploration of Peter Tchaikovsky, focusing on the latter part of his life, including his symphonies, ballets, and lif...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we’ll continue our exploration of Peter Tchaikovsky, focusing on the latter part of his life, including his symphonies, ballets, and lif...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with one production from Arizona Opera's 2016-17 season. This week we prese...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:35:37
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Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:28
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A process-based exploration into several pieces chosen from a pool of more than five hundred submissions, the Discovery Series is led by composer/p...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
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Episode JN 171121 h0_nt: 2017-11-21 12:00 AM of Jazz Network

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:39
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Episode JN 171120 h1_nt: 2017-11-20 1:00 AM of Jazz Network

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 57:38
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Our occasional look at new releases for the season ahead.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: :00
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This week we hear W.A. Mozart's Overture to the Magic Flute along with Mendelssohns' third symphony and two pieces by Rachmaninoff.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:30