Classical California

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  • Location: Los Angeles,

Classical California is owned and operated by the University of Southern California Radio Group (USCRG) and includes the most-listened-to network of classical music radio stations in America serving more than 900,000 listeners each week. KUSC, located in downtown Los Angeles, serves communities throughout Southern California and is broadcast on 91.5FM in Los Angeles and Orange County, 88.5FM in Palm Springs, 91.1FM in Thousand Oaks, 93.7FM in Santa Barbara and 99.7FM San Luis Obispo. KDFC, located in downtown San Francisco, serves the Bay area and other communities in Northern California and is broadcast on 90.3FM in San Francisco, 104.9FM in San Jose, 89.9FM in Napa Wine Country, 103.9FM in Monterey and 92.5FM in Ukiah. Listeners can also hear these stations streaming at kusc.org, kdfc.com and on their smartphone apps. Classical California also offers a variety of digital content and community events. More information can be found at classicalcalifornia.org. Classical California’s mission is to make a positive impact on individuals and communities by championing the power of classical music. USC Radio Group is a service of the University of Southern California, one of the leading research universities in the nation, with a respected commitment to classical music, arts, and the community.

Our Mission

We make a positive impact on individuals and communities by championing the power of classical music.

Our Vision

Nurturing the love of classical music for all.

Series

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79 Pieces

A Joyful Noise explores the vast choral tradition that has soothed souls and fed spirits for centuries.

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87 Pieces

From the music of Monteverdi to the mastery of J.S. Bach.

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13 Pieces

What’s the defining sound of American classical music? What people, stories, sights and sounds throughout American history built our unique classical tradition, and where does it go from here? On the premiere season of Classical Americana, iconoclastic pianist Lara Downes drives you down the highways and byways of American music, with roadside discoveries and detours to the crossroads where musical traditions merge and transform.

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3 Pieces

Special programming from Classical California, a partnership of KUSC, Los Angeles and KDFC, San Francisco

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92 Pieces

‘Modern Times’ explores the vast repertoire of the last hundred years, with special attention to music of the last few decades.

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72 Pieces

Jennifer Miller takes you to the opera stage, whether you’re a newbie or veteran of the opera world.


Pieces

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A Musical Offering with Alan Chapman

  • Added: Oct 05, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
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A Musical Offering with Alan Chapman

  • Added: Oct 05, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
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A Musical Offering with Alan Chapman

  • Added: Sep 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Modern Times with Alan Chapman

  • Added: Sep 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
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The Opera Show with Jennifer Miller Hammel

  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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The Opera Show with Jennifer Miller

  • Added: Sep 20, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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A Joyful Noise with Brian Lauritzen

  • Added: Sep 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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A Musical Offering with Alan Chapman

  • Added: Sep 19, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Modern Times with Alan Chapman

  • Added: Sep 14, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
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The Opera Show with Jennifer Miller

  • Added: Sep 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00