WGUC/ WVXU

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WGUC, Cincinnati's Classical Public Radio, was founded in 1960 by a group of citizens who saw the need for a radio station devoted to cultural and public affairs programming in the region. Today, the station remains committed to this heritage and broadcasts the finest in classical music, news and information programming. AKA Cincinnati Public Radio.

Series

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10 Pieces

WVXU joins with cicada expert Dr. Gene Kritsky from Mount St. Joseph University for a 10-part series , hosted by Cory Sharber, the series begins on April 27, with a new episode released each Tuesday.

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209 Pieces

Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.

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4 Pieces

Hallelujah Handel explores the life and work of George Frideric Handel. The four-part series is hosted by Cincinnati Opera's Evans Mirageas and highlights the evolution of Handel's musical development.

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1 Piece

Series of 4 programs produced to honor King Record's impact on music and the city of Cincinnati.

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3 Pieces

What happens when a couple of low-level Russian embassy workers flee New York, wind up in Cincinnati, and one becomes a member of professional baseball’s oldest franchise? That’s the fun that Rod Serling (pre-“The Twilight Zone”) stirs up in his teleplay, “O’Toole from Moscow.”

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46 Pieces

A daily glimpse into the natural world.


Latest Pieces

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During his time in London, Handel served two successive English monarchs, George I and George II. His operas and oratorios also caught the ear of o...

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Media, WMNR, WNMU-FM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 6
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Starting with Rinaldo in 1711, Handel would write operas for three decades. Revel in the astonishing variety of Handel's arias and duets with perfo...

Bought by WNMU-FM, 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Media, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Handel's most productive apprentice years were in Rome.

Bought by Delmarva Public Media, 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Media, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 6
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The perfect Halloween soundtrack for ghosts and goblins big and small. A two-hour classical music fright fest.

Bought by WYAP, KRCU, KICI Iowa City, KMUN, KMUD and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 01:56:45
  • Purchases: 27
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Celebrating the life and music of Erich Kunzel with a two-hour special.

Bought by WNYC, WNMU-FM, WDAV Classical Public Radio, WUAL, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2009
  • Length: 01:58:52
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Erich Kunzel
Excerpts from WGUC interviews with Maestro Erich Kunzel. Kunzel passed away on September 1, 2009 after a battle with cancer.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2009
  • Length: 07:42
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Musical Treats for your Halloween - Classical music and Halloween come together in a way that captures the fun-loving spirit of the holiday while i...

Bought by WVIA, WQED, WNMU-FM, WQED, WCQS and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 01:56:06
  • Purchases: 11
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Four - part series exploring King Records' impact on music and its home, Cincinnati.

Bought by Prairie Public, Prairie Public, KMUW, and KGLT


  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Grammy Award winner Peter Frampton talks about Fingerprints with music from the CD.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2008
  • Length: 59:32
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Celebrate Valentine's Day with classical music that is passionate, bold and affirming - along with gentler tunes that play like soft musical caress...

Bought by WVIA and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 06, 2008
  • Length: 01:56:23
  • Purchases: 2