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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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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 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:28
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Once one of the richest regions on Earth, the Viceroyalty of Perú was one of the key components of the Spanish Empire. Music started to be printed ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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We explore the professional and personal dynamics behind three musical marriages, including veteran composer Sam Adler and his wife, conductor Emil...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we feature the music of Giovanni Sgambati. Program 1 of 2.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:01
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Sefarad is the name the Spanish Jews gave to that land, thence their denomination as Sephardic people. Expelled from Spain alongside the Muslims, t...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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This week is the thousandth program of "Collector's Corner," where Henry will use the occasion to play some of his favourites.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Humor in music is fun to do, but it is not easy to pull off. This week we have a few great examples that even Mozart would laugh along with. Start...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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Composer and BGSU alumna Jennifer Higdon returns to her alma mater for the 2015 New Music Festival.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we feature three male opera singers who should have had bigger careers at the Metropolitan Opera.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:02
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Composers whose music has been heard at Bowling Green introduce their own recordings.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we hear music played by the great Russian violinist, Oleg Kagan. Program 2 of 2.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:33

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 32:27
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 42:00
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 39:25
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 38:15
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 41:17
  • Purchases: 3
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The Jazz Network is the preeminent hosted Jazz music service heard on over 270 outlets nationwide. Neil Tesser and Dave Schwan join current hosts G...

Bought by WVTF, KCSM, WJAB, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:59:05
  • Purchases: 4
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Virtuosi Igudesman & Joo Have Serious Fun with Classical Music for a Radio Program Filled with Comic Treasures

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, KMUN, WABE, WBAA, KENW and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 12
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The second part of our musical survey dedicated to composers from the University of Michigan.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we hear music played by the great Russian violinist, Oleg Kagan. Program 1 of 2.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:00