WCNY

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Central New York’s only classical music station Classic FM HD radio provides listeners with live, locally hosted classical music programs. The station also features concerts from around the world six nights per week, opera from the Metropolitan Opera and other companies on Saturdays, archival programs of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and specialty programs including Broadway, Italian-American music, jazz and bluegrass.

Classic FM is available on 91.3 in Syracuse, 89.5 in Utica/Rome and 90.9 in Watertown, the North Country and the Kingston area and in streaming audio. Click here to visit the Classic FM page, which includes the Classic FM playlist.

You can find the Classic FM Top 40 Listener Favorites here.

Series

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43 Pieces

Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Composer/announcer Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, and every week showcases some of these remarkable women.

  • From: WCNY
  • Updated: Jun 06, 2019

Latest Pieces

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Guitarist Sharon Isbin says, “Music takes people out of this world and into another where hopefully they can experience the emotions of joy and sad...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, a "thank you" to the women who were the first to break a barrier in the classical music world. Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. Sian Edwards. Lo...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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The works on today's program were written by women who have overcome both gender and racial bias. Some may be familiar names, others will be new t...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Nadia Boulanger has had a deep and lasting impact on contemporary classical music. For over 70 years, some of the most familiar and influential co...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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“Percussion is the most adaptable family of instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way.” Evelyn Glennie. We he...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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In 2016, women made up just 3% of composers working on the top 250 highest grossing films. And the Met was mounting its second opera composed by a...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Breath – we take it for granted. Most of the time, we aren’t even aware of when or how we breathe. This week brings you music from the souls of w...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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"How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?" - Jane Swan On this Patchwork Quilt episode, n...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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"I am an ancestress of tomorrow." - Luisa Teish This week, we step back a few centuries to listen to music composed by our ancestresses, from the...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, so it's a good time to listen to some Autumn music. Baroque, contemporary, vocal and ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:29