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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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Another Lowlander who worked for Charles V, the four-CD recording of Vaet's sacred music featuring the Dufay Ensemble is finally available.

  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Works by Mussorgsky, Poulenc, and Ravel are featured in this episode from the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Harmony Holiday, poet
Harmony Holiday meditates on her biracial heritage and the legacy of her parents.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Secular works by Juan Hidalgo, sacred music of Juan Bautista Gomes, and love songs from the 17th century court.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Jose Javier Zamora, poet , Credit: Ana Ruth Zamora
Javier Zamora describes his journey as a young migrant crossing the desert into the U.S.

Bought by KHSU, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's broadcast from the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival we feature works by Debussy, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and others!

  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Keyboard artistry from the court of Gesualdo, recorder music from Golden Age Spain, and sacred motets of a composer other side famous for his keybo...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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The Brabant Ensemble with Pierre de la Rue, the Ensemble Gilles Binchois with Heinrich Isaac, and De Profundis with a world premiere recording of m...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Jack Mitchell
One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-Ameri...

Bought by 98.7 DZFE-FM The Master's Touch, WBAA, Spokane Public Radio, WDPR, WBST and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 28
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This week we hear Claude Debussy's path-breaking Preludes in their original form and in brand new jazz arrangements.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Alli Warren, poet, Credit: Andrew Kenower
Alli Warren mingles tropes of baseball, horticulture, and birdwatching as she celebrates her life.

Bought by KSKA, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Music of Hildegard von Bingen from the Oxford Girls’ Choir and Vajra Voices, and Benedictine Nuns in Poland.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:59

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: J. Michael Martinez, poet
J. Michael Martinez writes of love and the body through the language of the natural world.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Extra hour of the Jazz Network for Daylight Savings.

Bought by KVNO, WGBH Radio Boston, WMOT, KRCU, WGCU and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:46
  • Purchases: 10
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Extra hour of the Beethoven Network for Daylight Savings

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, KCME, WDPR, WFCR and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:48
  • Purchases: 11
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This week we hear Bach's English Suite No. 3 as well as Bartok's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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The superb German label gives us music of Erasmus Widmann, and the latest from two great ensembles, Weser-Renaissance and Der Singphoniker.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, poet
Lillian Yvonne Bertram meditates on conflicted romantic feelings during a summer spent in Maine.

Bought by KALW, WOUB, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cornelius Eady, poet, Credit: Lynda Koolish
Cornelius Eady reenacts a scene of racial discrimination from the film A Raisin in the Sun.

Bought by KVNO, KHSU, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5