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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207 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: Jul 25, 2022

Latest Pieces

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Winds are blowing - woodwinds, that is! This week, recent recordings from women playing wind instruments.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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The leaves are turning, the days are growing shorter. It's a good time to mark the change of seasons, with Autumn in the Air.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, works by women from the Baroque and Classical eras.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
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Most of us can name a teacher or mentor who had a significant role in our lives. And as students start their return to classrooms throughout the U...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Season Six comes to a close with a look back at the great works and performances we've heard in the last year. There's lots more to come in Season...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Let's gather together and tell stories! This week it's works and performances telling fairy tales and stories of places and people.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode. No special theme, just great music written and performed by women.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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The concerto. It requires a sophisticated touch from the composer to balance soloist and orchestra in a single piece. This week, some incredible ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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In the 19th century, every gentle lady was expected to play the piano with some proficiency. There is a tremendous depth to the piano repertoire,...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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In a letter of introduction to Serge Koussevitzky, composer Florence Price wrote, "I have two handicaps - those of sex and race." The composer's ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:30