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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294 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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Let's head to the Southern Hemisphere as we continue our trek around the globe.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue around the globe with works from Northern performers and composers. (This is an archived program from Season 3)

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trip around the world as we look to the west, with music from the UK, France, the USSR, and Bulgaria.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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This is the first of a series of episodes that will take us on a musical journey around the world. We'll start in the east, with works composed by...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode. We'll explore a variety of works from women making music.

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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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