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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190 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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Do you know about Henriette Bosmans? Pianist and composer, she was banned from performing for some time. This week, a look at the life and music o...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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As the calendar ticks over to another year, it's a good time to stand at the moment of change and take a look around. This week we look at the acc...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
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Time and nature are a series of endless circles and cycles. To mark the turning of the year, music inspired by nature's cycles.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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Here we are at Christmastime, so this week, it's music for the holiday. New works and old, composed and performed by talented women.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
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Winter is fast approaching. The skies are grey and the clouds are full, waiting for just the right moment to let the snow fall. This week, we’ll ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode! No special theme, just great music from talented women.

  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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It’s a trip through the centuries, as we hear music composed by women In Olden Days. From 16th century convents, to the court of a king, and Victo...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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Louise Farrenc. Sian Edwards. Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. What do they have in common? The were all the first to break a barrier, paving the way for ...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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We’re a little low strung this week on Feminine Fusion, with music from women who play the double bass and the cello. We have performances from so...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
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Women gather together to sing, and it is the embodiment of the whole becoming more than the sum of its parts. This week, all-female ensembles.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:30