Classical Music

  • Then & Now 8/16: Thank You. Thank You Vera Much
    Then & Now 8/16: Elvis Presley
    On this date in 1977, Rock superstar Elvis Presley died at the young age of 42, in Memphis, TN. Thousands are making their annual pilgrimage to the King's mansion "Graceland" to...
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  • Then & Now 8/15: From Russia With Love
    Then & Now 8/15: From Russia With Love
    On this date in 1896, Russian inventor Lev Termen (which he later anglicized to Leon Theremin) was born in St. Petersburg.  He invented the Theremin, an electronic instrument that...
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  • Then & Now 8/13: Labors of Love
    Then & Now 8/13: Labors of Love
    On this date in 1841 Robert Schumann's "Concert Fantasy" for Piano and Orchestra, had its first performance at a closed rehearsal of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Victor Herbert
Victor Herbert: Cello Concerto No. 1

Victor Herbert was not just a composer; he was also a world-class virtuoso cellist, and he composed two cello concertos for himself to perform. The first was written and premiered in 1885 in Germany, and the critics loved it at the time. Interestingly enough, though, the work was never published...more...

August 17, 2018 on Classical WSMR
Tyler Kline
Schedule:
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...

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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