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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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New recordings dedicated to Schütz, Rosenmüller, and the Music Cabinet of the Cantor of the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Kurt Elling
The fouth program from This is Cabaret highlights the talents of Kurt Elling. Given his powerful performance style and the depth of his musicianshi...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJE, WNMU-FM, WILL, KMUW and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 11
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This is Cabaret's third program features Curtis Stigers, the amazing jazz vocalist, saxophonist, guitarist, and songwriter. His smooth blend of so...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJE, WNMU-FM, WILL, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Christine Ebersole
In the second episode from the Birdland Jazz Club in New York City, Ann invites Christine Ebersole to the stage. These two talented artists, both f...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJE, WNMU-FM, WILL, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 10
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Music for Emperor Charles V, Pope Leo X, and the great Franco-Flemish composer (and maybe Josquin pupil) Nicholas Gombert.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Muhammad Ali
Studs Terkel was a champion of a working folk and icons alike, and sometimes, he even managed to bring the two together. In this 1975 interview wit...

Bought by KPIK-LP, Radio Phoenix, WEAA, WNMU-FM, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 56:25
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Steve Tyrell
Ann Hampton Callaway invites award-winning producer and songwriter Steve Tyrell to the stage of the Birdland Jazz Club in this engaging hour of rad...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJE, WNMU-FM, WILL, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 10
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The Capella de Ministrers are back with an exploration into the life and times of the mystic Ramon Llul; and Dialogos traces the oral roots of Dalm...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
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The amazing (and profuse) German label takes us to Italy and the great early Baroque master who brought the Italian style back to Germany.

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Two of the finest ensembles in early music, Discantus and Alla Francesca share their latest; plus a program recorded live at Périogord.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Anne Hampton Callaway
In a new four-part series called This Is Cabaret, join host Ann Hampton Callaway to celebrate intimate performances and emotionally engaging songs ...

Bought by KDX Worldround Radio, KBEM, KGOU, CJRT-FM, and KWMR


  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 5
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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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Two from the Tenet Ensemble, and a Sephardic Journey with Apollo’s Fire.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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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

  • 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
Caption: Jazz Network Logo
The Jazz Network is the preeminent hosted Jazz music service heard on over 270 outlets nationwide. Neil Tesser, Dee Alexand, Dave Schwan, and John ...

Bought by WVTF, KCSM, WJAB, and KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:59:03
  • Purchases: 4