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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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Early music, the Baroque and Gallant styles were practiced in Latin America by European masters as well as composers born in Mexico, Brazil, Peru a...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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The founder of Hesperion XX and XXI is celebrated with his latest (“Granada 1013-1502") and his first: the newly-reissued 1981 “Battles and Laments...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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One of the giants of 20th century music, Manuel de Falla was born in 1876 in Cádiz, Spain and died as a political exile in Córdoba, Argentina, in 1...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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One of the worthiest projects in recent recording history is with Stephen Darlington and the Choir of Christ Church Oxford, and features mostly pre...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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Fiesta again explores how Latin American composers have interpreted nature in music. Forests, jungles, mountains, and coastlines all have their un...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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Delphian gives us the latest from Merton College, while the Choir of Gonville & Caius recreates music from the lost Palace of Westminster.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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The early 17th century in France (both sacred and secular) and the amazing solo work by the English composer killed in the Puritan revolution.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
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Guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque, the stellar Kaia String Quartet and virtuoso pianist Susan Merdinger have recorded exclusive sessions for Fiesta. Be ...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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The French Ensemble Les Musicians de Saint-Julien gives us a new and wonderful program of Gaelic songs and dances of the 17th and 18th centuries.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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Claudio Santoro, 1919-1989, is one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. Fiesta will feature a selection of his work, from songs and chamb...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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The wonderfully supportive label for early music gives us new releases from the 13th, 14th, and 16th centuries.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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There are at least three composers we can relate as the Latin American (and Spanish) “Mozarts”. Two of them were called “Mozarts” by his contempora...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Ayreheart’s latest is a celebration of the intersection of folk and so-called “art” music of the English Elizabethan and Jacobean eras; founding lu...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Music holds a special meaning. Sometimes it marks a momentous time in one’s life, or recalls a deep-seated emotion that stirs us to our core. And s...

Bought by KMFA, WCNY, RNZ Concert, KHNS, WHRV and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 30
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Some of the greatest treasures of Latin American music have been never released on CD. Fiesta digs into its LP collection to bring you some unforge...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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The latest from Discantus, the superb Schola Gregoriana from Prague, and a breathtaking recording from the German/Iraqi ensemble Sanstierce.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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One of our most loyal and supportive Millennium fans was a student of this great teacher/conductor: this week, some of the classic recordings by th...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Lute repertoire inspired by Martin Luther; the Dresden Passion; and haunting music of the Thirty Years’ War.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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Arias by two early opera masters (Caccini and Peri), and world premiere proceedings of sacred works of Graziani and Antonio Lotti.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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The secular works of the Lantins brothers, love songs of Lescurel, and the majesty of Dufay.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:00