Classical Music

  • Then & Now 11/22:  Can you Handel it?
    Then & Now 11/22: Can you Handel it?
    Four works by Handel had their premieres on this date!  In 1712, Handel’s opera “Il pastor fido,” was first performed at the Queen’s Theater in London.  Then in 1727, his opera “...
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  • Then & Now 11/21:  Chirstmas with Dale Warland
    Then & Now 11/21: Chirstmas with Dale Warland
    On this date in 1615, a letter was written by the Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi to a friend at the court of the Duke of Mantua.  The letter accompanied a vocal score that...
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  • Then & Now 11/20:  Beethoven, The Florida Orchestra, and WSMR!
    Then & Now 11/20: Beethoven, TFO, and WSMR!
    On this date in 1805, Beethoven’s opera "Fidelio" premiered in Vienna. You can hear Beethoven in January at the Classical WSMR Night with The Florida Orchestra . . . It’s the...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D Op. 11
Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D Op. 11

Brahms Serenade No. 1 was almost not a serenade at all – the nature of the work earned the nickname of “Serenade-Symphony”, and the composer even adopted this term, though it doesn’t really feel like a Brahms symphony. Originally composed for a smaller ensemble of nine players, Brahms likely had...more...

November 24, 2017 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
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Nightly, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
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Tyler Kline
Tyler Kline is a composer whose music has been performed across the United States, and internationally in Canada, Brazil and Romania. His compositional interests encompass a wide variety of styles and mediums, from acoustic chamber and large ensemble works to electronic and electroacoustic music... Read More...

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WSMR Music Programs

Early mornings and late at night, listeners enjoy classical music with insight and wit provided by Russell Gant. He finds the interesting stories and history that makes this music come alive. Find out how relevant classical music can be to your life by listening each weekday...

Bethany Cagle hosts every weekday afternoon and Saturday mornings. Each day Bethany adds a superb touch of class to the station, and brings you the interesting stories behind the music. Listen each day. You’ll find Bethany’s the perfect companion on the radio.

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Tyler Kline is the perfect companion to take you through your favorite selections of classical music! He also helps you stay up-to-date with information on what's happening in the music and cultural community throughout the west coast of Florida! On weekdays and...

Each night at 7:00 PM join Tyler Kline for some of the best music ever written. Music that’s good enough to earn the title “Masterwork.” Listen for full length performances and large scale works like Carmina Burana, Mahler Symphonies, some new recordings and music...

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. Classical WSMR carries live broadcasts of the Met every Saturday afternoon during the five-month season, December through May.

Sunday Baroque allows you an opportunity each week to explore Baroque and early music (written before 1750). Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with masterpieces including the Water Music, Royal Fireworks Music, and the Brandenburg...

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra...

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