Classical Music

  • Then and Now: Shostakovich’s opera -Jan 18th
    Then & Now: 1/18 - Shostakovich’s “The Nose”
    On this date in musical history, Shostakovich’s opera, “The Nose,” based on the Gogol story, premiered in Leningrad. And today, it’s the first recital of USF’s second Composers in...
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  • Then & Now 1/17:  Amadeus
    Then & Now 1/17: Amadeus
    On this date in 1773, Mozart was just a few days from his seventeenth birthday and was in Italy with his father, Leopold. He was there for the production of his new opera, "Lucio...
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  • Then & Now 12:22:  Beethoven Baby!
    Then & Now 12/22: Beethoven Baby!
    On this date in 1808, one of the most famous concerts in the history of classical music took place.  It was an all-Beethoven concert, with the composer featured as both conductor...
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This Week on Classical WSMR

Johannes Brahms: Trio for clarinet, piano, & cello in a-minor
Johannes Brahms: Trio for clarinet, piano, & cello in a-minor

Johannes Brahms completed his String Quartet in G major halfway through 1890, when he was 57 years old, and at the time he thought it would be his final composition. He decided that piece would be the perfect end to his career, so he retired… but then he heard clarinetist Richard Muhlfield...more...

January 19, 2018 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...

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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