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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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Poet Eileen Myles reading and talking about her new poem “A Gift for You” in which Eileen opens her apartment to us and considers the way relations...

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


  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Poet is Amber Atiya reading and talking about her new poem “this is a shout out for the tenants of the little red building on ocean avenue” a compo...

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


  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Poet Dorothea Lasky reading and talking about her new poem “The Birth” which brings us inside the pain of childbirth, and navigates the emotions th...

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


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Poet John Ashbery reading and talking about his new poem "The Mauve Notebook." Widely recognized as one of the greatest twentieth-century American ...

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


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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How do the physical traces of our lives get sorted out after we die? Iowa poet Robert Fernandez's "And" visits a realm of experience perhaps inacce...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Poet Khadijah Queen reading and talking about her new poem “my loved blacknesses & some blacknesses I knew” which pays homage to the community of h...

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


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Poet is Jericho Brown reading and talking about his new poem “Herman Finley” which invokes the legacy of a man central to his childhood and his ent...

Bought by KHCC, KVMR, KSKQ, WNCW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Poet Lucy Ives reading and talking about her new work titled simply “Poem” which poses a series of propositions that meditate on the knowledge of h...

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


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015) and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Poet Kevin Killian reading and talking about his new poem "Pickpocket." Kevin Killian is a poet, novelist, playwright, art critic, scholar, and edi...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Poet Rae Armantrout reading and talking about her new poem “Life’s Work.” Commissioned by the Guggenheim for their exhibition “Storylines,” the poe...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Poet Fanny Howe reading and talking about her new poem, “A Poem for Ciaran,” which takes us on a walking tour to a monastery in rural Ireland. Fann...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Poet Frank Bidart reading and talking about his new poem "Visions at 74" which imagines the beauty we may find at the end of a life, at a vantage p...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Sir Gilbert Levine gathered orchestras and choruses from America and Europe to the stage of Washington, DC’s DAR Constitution Hall on the occasion ...

Bought by WDPR, KMUN, Spokane Public Radio, Lower Cape Communications, KGUA and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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Typically happening behind closed doors, the Lake Forest Symphony gives a behind-the-scenes look at the search for a new Music Director in this hou...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, Lower Cape Communications, KDX, WMUK, and KSJE


  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 5
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In 1966 Studs Terkel sat down with witch, astrologer, psychic and author Sybil Leek. Join us for this except from the Studs Terkel Radio Archive w...

Bought by KZYX, KRZA, New Hampshire Public Radio, KSFR, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 5
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Generic promos available for WFMT Radio Network programming.

Bought by WOSU, Delmarva Public Radio, Maine Public Radio, KHCC, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Episode BN 140906 H8: 2014-09-06 8:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 55:37
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Episode BN 140813 H6: 2014-08-13 6:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:37
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Episode BN 140813 H5: 2014-08-13 5:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:37