Even More Programs For Music Lovers on WKMS Classical

Mar 6, 2019

Discover new programs on WKMS Classical. The additional programs expand the repertoire and add greater diversity to your listening options. Most of the additions are weekdays in the afternoon, and some favorite shows may have been moved to a different time. Hear all these new programs on 88.9 FM Murray, 92.5 FM Paducah, 105.1 FM Madisonville, streaming at wkms.org, or ask your smart speaker to play WKMS HD2.  

Here’s the new schedule:

Here’s a list of the new offerings:

 Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin:  Monday through Friday at 6 p.m.

Each week’s programs are unified by compositions that share a central theme, which might be a composer, a period of history, or a musical form.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts:  Monday at 7 p.m.

Hear deep insight into the music and programmatic themes found within the concert season, as well as interviews with musicians and composers.

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra - On Stage: (Seasonal) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Enjoy broadcasts from a rotating slate of popular Symphony Orchestras, including Milwaukee, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.  

 New York Philharmonic This Week: Wednesday at 7 p.m.

This program gives listeners an opportunity to hear select concerts from the current season while also showcasing programs curated from the orchestra’s archives.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio: Thursday at 7 p.m.

Audiences hear works from the standard repertoire as well as by new composers in world premiere performances.

Collectors' Corner with Henry Fogel: Friday at 7 p.m.

The series includes a broad range of orchestral, vocal, chamber and solo-instrumental music, and presents a wide range of recordings that are true classics of the industry. Recordings feature unusual repertoire, or performances unique in their interpretive profile, sense of commitment, and intensity. Many of these recordings will be long out-of-print, or hard to locate in the United States.

Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari: Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Fiesta! is devoted to Latino concert music and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Wednesday at 5 p.m.

CMS offers programs curated to provide listeners a comprehensive perspective on the art of chamber music, and features performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. 

Classical Guitar Alive!: Friday at 4 p.m.

Hear a vast repertoire of music ranging from Medieval through present-day solo, chamber, and orchestral music with guitar, including works by American performers and composers and guitar-related music of other cultures.