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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.

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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
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A recent three CD project recreates the great 1625 Venice publication celebrating the “new” style of liturgical music.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Today we leave the world of equal-temperament behind and explore various contemporary pieces written for instruments in just intonation.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:31
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Three-time Grammy-winning ensemble eighth blackbird performs music from their recent collaboration with the Sleeping Giant collective. A concert re...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:28
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A sampling of recent Music at the Forefront concerts, featuring three of contemporary music's brightest young stars.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:00

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:57
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Recent releases from this often experimental able give us some contemporary takes on music from the past, including Gesualdo, Machaut, and music fr...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Highlights from composer/performer Paul Dresher's residency at the 2014 BGSU New Music Festival.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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A visit with composers and performers from the United Kingdom and Ireland that have BGSU connections.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we feature the brief career of the great Italian soprano, Anita Cerquetti.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:29
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The Relevant Tones team travels to Shanghai for New Music Week, a relatively new but impressive festival held by the prestigious conservatory of mu...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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The new boxed set and book dedicated to the French monarch with the Ensemble Doulce Mémoire.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Consort music of Christopher Tye, Dowland’s Book 2, and a lovely program from Nigel North.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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The Relevant Tones team travels to Shanghai for New Music Week, a relatively new but impressive festival held by the prestigious conservatory of mu...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Modern works inspired by Mozart, including Timo Andres' newly composed left hand for the Coronation Piano Concerto –a part left blank in the origi...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Composers known for only a single work – and some of their other music. Music by composer such as Sinding, Alfven, Grofe, Glinka, Weinberger, Sjobe...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:32
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For the time of Valentine’s, love songs from the middle ages, Renaissance, and the early French Baroque.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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It takes fine craftsmanship to achieve a perfect partnership between text and music in which neither element overshadows the other. This week, we’l...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:29