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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282 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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We come full circle, and end our global journey with some of the newest music coming from women living and working in North America.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trip around the world with a look to the east. Music from Asia, blending traditions and sounds into something new.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Our global trek continues, as we hear works from the Southern hemisphere. Music by women from Australia and New Zealand, South America, and Africa.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:31
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The first of 4 episodes exploring women's music around the globe. This week we look North, to Finland, Iceland, even the arctic.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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For this episode, we feature works composed by Women of Color. These remarkable women have worked to overcome both gender and racial bias in order...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode. No special theme, just great music composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, singing and more singing, as we hear women's voices raised in song.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, another look at works for brass, composed and performed by women.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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In the second of our episodes highlighting the strings, we hear from women playing cello and double bass.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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We’ll be a bit high strung this week, as we listen to performances from violinists and violists.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:30