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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189 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: Nov 04, 2021

Latest Pieces

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It's been said, "People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy." This week, chamber ensembles with four - or more - wo...

  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, performances in twos and threes. All female duos and trios, including a mother/daughter duo, and a 20-year collaboration.

  • Added: May 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for a little romance - specifically, music from women composers of the Romantic era. Works by Teresa Carreno, Clara Schumann, and more.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
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Yet another block for our patchwork quilt of music. No special theme, just great music composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Rumi said, “The fluteplayer puts breath into a flute, and who makes the music? Not the flute. The fluteplayer!” This week, the undeniable connec...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
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As a child she was given the name "Tekalihwa Kwha" which means "she sings." This week a look at the life, music, and legacy of Joanne Shenandoah

  • Added: Apr 08, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Awards season is here, and in this episode we look at some prize winners - and nominees - from last year's Grammys. Works by and about women, gett...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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It's fascinating to watch an organist play. This week, music for organ composed or performed by women.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, we highlight some of the Hispanic and Latinx musicians as they showcase their incredible talents.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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You may not see many women in the brass section at a concert, but this week they fill the airwaves with some incredible music.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:30