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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166 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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Munia Khan writes - “We wait for the new year to appear to us like the hopeful sun bringing aspiring light to an eager world.” Well, the new yea...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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"People say that the soul, on hearing the song of creation, entered the body, but in reality the soul itself was the song." - 14th Century Sufi poe...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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To paraphrase Lennon and McCartney - One Two Three Four - Can I have a little more women’s music? This week women performing as soloist, duo, trio...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode. There's no special theme to tie the works together, just the opportunity to share performances or works ...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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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