Classical Music

All classical music for northeastern Oklahoma, all the time. Our signature Masterworks programming is heard throughout the day, highlighted by these special programs.

Performance Today
Fred Child is the host of the most-listened-to classical music radio show in America. Monday through Saturday, 6pm to 8pm. Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features.

Exploring Music
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods. Weeknights at 8pm.

Metropolitan Opera
Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 81st season kicks off on December 3, 2011, with Handel’s Rodelinda, starring Renée Fleming, Stephanie Blythe, and Andreas Scholl. Twenty-three broadcasts will be presented on the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network through May 5, 2012. Margaret Juntwait returns as the series’s host for her eighth season, joined by commentator Ira Siff. Saturday afternoons on Classical 88.7.

New York Philharmonic This Week
Hear the weekly 2-hour broadcast of the New York Philharmonic This Week, hosted by Emmy-winning actor Alec Baldwin, Sundays at 1pm.

BP Chicago Symphony
Hosted by Lisa Simeone, the weekly two-hour Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts offer the fascinating stories found inside the music, with insight from the performers themselves. With the powerful sounds of the CSO as their centerpiece, the broadcasts include produced segments featuring interviews with CSO musicians, guest artists, and composers, plus an exploration of the stories found within the CSO’s rich heritage of recordings and the orchestra’s illustrious history in Chicago. Sunday evenings at 8pm.

Wind and Rhythm
Hosted by Tulsa's own Doug Brown, Sunday evenings at 7.

Masterworks Special Features