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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 new release by the Del Sol Quartet marks the first time that all of the string quartets by Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe have appeared ...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:26
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Stunningly versatile pianist Jenny Lin has recorded with jazz musicians, rockers, contemporary composers and everyone in between. Equally comforta...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Italy from 1580 to 1620 was the birthing ground of the Baroque; this week, the ensemble Constantinople, opera superstar Magdalena Kožená, and the f...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Chicago’s storied Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians has provided a unique place for musicians of all kinds to create unique and...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Uyayoan Noel
Urayoán Noel considers the pleasures of coffee and how those pleasures may differ between the English and Spanish languages.

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


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
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francine j. harris revisits her childhood home in Detroit and imagines the ways destruction can be an empowering act.

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


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Tyehimba Jess
Tyehimba Jess pays tribute to Sissieretta Jones, the first African-American to perform at Carnegie Hall in 1892.

Bought by WOUB, KTNA, KENW, PRX Remix, KHSU and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Two from the Tenet Ensemble, and a Sephardic Journey with Apollo’s Fire.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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From Stravinsky’s famous In Memoriam Dylan Thomas to Hindemith’s Trauermusik, composers have long written their most personal and moving music as a...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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Throughout history, composers who have been known for championing a particular musical style have shocked their fans by radically and suddenly chan...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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The Taverner Consort & Players are back with a superb new recording including the incomparable Western Wind Mass by the composer for whom the group...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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L.A. based ensemble wild Up is making their mark on the national contemporary music scene. We caught up with them at the recent Sonic Festival in ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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Relevant Tones has been carrying on a correspondence with several musicians in this war-torn region, where making music has recently been a challen...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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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

  • 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