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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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I Fagiolini (and the English Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble) mark the ongoing celebrations of the 450th anniversary of the birth of the great Italian ...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: :00
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When David Hurley decided to leave the King’s Singers after a record-breaking 26-year stint with the group, he left a beautiful testament: the Song...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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This week pianist Alice Sara Ott plays Bartók's Piano Concerto No. Also heard are pieces by Boulez, Stravinsky, and Debussy.

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:29
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From the East Coast to the West Coast, 20th-centuryAmerican composers developed a singular identity that continues to energize and influence classi...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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From the East Coast to the West Coast, 20th-centuryAmerican composers developed a singular identity that continues to energize and influence classi...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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From the East Coast to the West Coast, 20th-centuryAmerican composers developed a singular identity that continues to energize and influence classi...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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From the East Coast to the West Coast, 20th-centuryAmerican composers developed a singular identity that continues to energize and influence classi...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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From the East Coast to the West Coast, 20th-centuryAmerican composers developed a singular identity that continues to energize and influence classi...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Episode BN 170602 H 8: 2017-06-01 8:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:38
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Episode BN 170601 H 4: 2017-06-01 4:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:37
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Episode BN 170601 H 5: 2017-06-01 5:00 AM of Beethoven Network

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 26:43
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The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with opening night productions, following the end of the Metropolitan Opera season. This week we prese...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:46:22
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Called one of the best drummers of all time by Gigwise magazine, Kotche is also a talented and multi-faceted composer who has worked with powerhous...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
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While European Baroque music and composers were falling out of fashion and new musical trends came in place, in a remote corner of Bolivia those tr...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Hai-Dang Phan, poet
Hai-Dang Phan examines archival documents concerning the abduction of a young Vietnamese woman by Thai pirates in the 1980s.

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, "Eroica" as well as pieces by Ravel.

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This week on the New York Philharmonic broadcast features works by Nielsen and Tchaikovsky. Robert Langevin and Nikolaj Znaider are the featured so...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:30
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This week we hear Brahms' Two Songs for Alto, Viola & Piano, Op. 91 and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, Op. 127.

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This broadcast features concertos from Bach's impressive body of work.

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with opening night productions, following the end of the Metropolitan Opera season. This week we prese...

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: :00