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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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Composers from the lands around the present-day Czech Republic have made an indelible mark on music, We’ll examine their history and influence, fro...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Composers from the lands around the present-day Czech Republic have made an indelible mark on music, We’ll examine their history and influence, fro...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Composers from the lands around the present-day Czech Republic have made an indelible mark on music, We’ll examine their history and influence, fro...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Composers from the lands around the present-day Czech Republic have made an indelible mark on music, We’ll examine their history and influence, fro...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Composers from the lands around the present-day Czech Republic have made an indelible mark on music, We’ll examine their history and influence, fro...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mussorgsky's A Night on Bald Mountain as well as pieces from Strauss and Bruckn...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:29
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This week, Neeme Järvi conducts violin soloist Robert Chen in Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Pärt's Fratres as well as other pieces by Beethove...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: :00
Caption: Eleni Sikelianos, poet
Eleni Sikelianos explores the evolution of the human body.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
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Host, Elbio Barilari takes you on a journey through Brazil with the music of Heitor Villa-Lobos. Early in his life Villa-Lobos traveled the Brazil...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Kurt Masur joins the New York Philharmonic to conduct Beethoven and Bruckner.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Episode BN 180131 H6: 2018-01-31 6:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:37
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This week Antonio Pappano leads the New York Philharmonic in Mozart's Symphony No. 31 and Brahms' Symphony No. 4.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: :00
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We revisit performances from season one of New Music Bowling Green with fresh introductions by their respective composers. Also, Jennifer Higdon pr...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Founding cellist of Eighth Blackbird, Nick Photinos, will join us in WFMT’s Levin Studio in Chicago to play pieces from his first solo album. Nick...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week we hear Britten's Suite for Violin and Piano and Mendelssohn's Quartet in B minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week is the third program in a four-part series of music conducted by Otto Klemperer, including works by Schoenberg, Mozart, Beethoven, and Fa...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This week we hear a program dedicated entirely to the music of Stravinsky.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Episode JN 180123_H6_John: 2018-01-23 6:00 AM of Jazz Network

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:39
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Episode JN 180122_H6_John: 2018-01-22 6:00 AM of Jazz Network

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:37
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Episode JN 180122 H4_DAVE: 2018-01-22 4:00 AM of Jazz Network

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:39