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.

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142 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: Feb 03, 2020

Latest Pieces

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Once again, we highlight performances from women of color in Classical Music. As Marian Anderson said, "I want [the audience] to see my soul. And...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Maya Angelou said, “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” This week, music of home and hearth, works that were...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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In the second of this two-part series, we focus on the high strings - women playing violin and viola. Included are performances from violist Karen...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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In the first of a 2-part series, we listen to music from women playing double bass and cello.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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Let’s gather together and listen to music from all-female ensembles. Vocal works, string ensembles, even a brass quartet – these groups circle ‘ro...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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You've heard it before - everything old is new again. This week features new performances on old strings - Baroque violin, Baroque cello, and Viol...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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The human voice has the power to move us in many ways. When many voices sing together, they create harmonies that are impossible alone. And when ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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An episode filled with plucked instruments - harp, guitar, and harpsichord. Some of the names are unfamiliar, but all of the performances are outs...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Time to add yet another block to our Patchwork Quilt, with more works and performances by women.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Shakespeare wrote, "The earth has music, for those who listen." This week we listen to music of the earth, composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:30