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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 is the second program featuring all Tchaikovsky recordings conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
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This week, Yevgeny Mravinsky conducts the great Tchaikovsky Recordings as transferred in wonderful sound by Pristine Audio.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:02
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John Barbirolli conducts the Cologne Radio Orchestra in a live recording from 1969. (All material taken from ICA Classics ICAC 5096.)

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:04

  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:44
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Poet Oli Hazzard reading and talking about his new poem, “I want to be near you,” which draws on chains of information gathered from the Internet a...

Bought by WCPN, WTJU, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Poet Deborah Landau reading and talking about her new poem “You’ve got to Start Somewhere” which plays with the tension between digital communicati...

Bought by KHSU, WCPN, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Poet David Tomas Martinez reading and talking about his new poem “Us vs. Them” which considers the way collective fear is constructed as well as th...

Bought by WCPN, KCSC, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 15

  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:34
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The second in a series of two programs featuring music by the great Danish composer, Vagn Holmboe.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:31
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The first in a series of two programs featuring music by the great Danish composer, Vagn Holmboe.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Poet Thomas Sayers Ellis reading and talking about his new poem “Man/ Dela” with the accompaniment of Luke Stewart on bass and James Brandon Lewis ...

Bought by WTJU, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR, KDX and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Poet Wendy Xu reading and talking about her new poem “The News” which takes us through the streets of Brooklyn and behind its industrial spaces. Th...

Bought by WCPN, WTJU, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Poet Anthony Madrid reading and discussing his poem "It is with Words as it is with People." Anthony is the author of the chapbook The 580 Strophes...

Bought by WCPN, WTJU, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Poet Catherine Wagner reading and talking about her new poem “The Moon Has a Head but No Body,” which dismantles common tropes with a long and gend...

Bought by KHSU, KCSC, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Poet Mary Jo Bang reading and talking about her new poem, “Two Nudes." The poem arises from a photograph taken in Germany in the 1920s at the Bauha...

Bought by WTJU, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR, KDX and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Poet Danez Smith reading and talking about his new poem “Tonight, in Oakland." The poem describes the sanctuary two men find together, physically, ...

Bought by WTJU, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR, KDX and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Poet CAConrad reading and talking about his new poem “Slaves of Hope Live Only for Tomorrow” which arose from a performance at the Museum of Modern...

Bought by WCPN, PRX Remix, KCSC, KSKQ, WNCW and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Poet Cedar Sigo reading and talking about his new poem, “LA Odyssey,” in which Cedar travels down the Pacific coast and shows us a unique and perso...

Bought by WCPN, WTJU, KHCC, KSKQ, WNCW and more


  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Poet Solmaz Sharif reading and talking about her new poem “Persistence of Vision with Gwendolyn Brooks” which takes a drive from Oakland to Palo Al...

Bought by WCPN, KHCC, PRX Remix, KCSC, KSKQ and more


  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Poet Jamaal May reading and talking about his new poem “Shift” which questions the value of work when working a job that returns little value. Jama...

Bought by WCPN, KHCC, PRX Remix, KCSC, WXXI and more


  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11