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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She was the first woman musician to win the French Legion of Honor award. Queen Victoria was utterly enamored of her talent, and President Teddy R...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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Another block added to our ever-growing Patchwork Quilt. No special theme ties these works together. Just outstanding performances and compositio...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, an hour filled with duos from women. Some play together regularly, others have come together for a particular project, but all of them ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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This week, we listen to music composers who are teaching at some of the top music schools in the US. Each has a passion not only for creating musi...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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Wind instruments are connected to the very soul of the musician. Breath comes from the deepest part of them, and creates beautiful music. This ep...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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Music and performances by American women, to mark this American Independence Day.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we check out some of the classical music from composers and performers from "Down Under."

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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The summer solstice is upon us, so this week we listen to summer music. Marvelous music from talented women, every week on Feminine Fusion.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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"Seventy-six trombones caught the morning sun." It may not be 76 trombones, but the glimmering gold of these women playing brass instruments will ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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There are times when a performers bow flies furiously across the strings, the rosin rising in the air like smoke. This week, exciting performances...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:29