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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302 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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Works inspired by folktales and fairytales, myths and legends.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Music from women composing for film and live theater. Their music tells many different stories.

  • Added: May 26, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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We explore new sound worlds, with works by women exploring the music that is possible through acoustic and electronic partnerships.

  • Added: May 19, 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: May 12, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Music inspired by the building blocks of existence - earth, air, fire and water.

  • Added: May 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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An hour filled with performances from duos and trios. Women playing great music together!

  • Added: Apr 28, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Jacqueline du Pré was a brilliant cellist, whose performances were filled with emotion and nuance, leaving her audiences in awe. Yet, at just 27 y...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Faith is expressed in many different ways, and the music that is rooted in faith can be powerful. This week, music of faith, drawn out from the so...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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More women are playing percussion - and percussion is so much more than drums! It's an hour filled with exciting music for percussion.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, we hear performances by Hispanic and Latinx women.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2023
  • Length: 58:30