- Max Richter: Sleep
In 2012, composer Max Richter took the classical world by storm with his "recomposed" version of Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Now, he's created an 8-hour long musical dive into the ambient sound world of Sleep, designed to be performed at night as the audience lies in bed.
Interview by Brad Cresswell. Listen via our media player, above.Read more
- Morning Edition
Weekdays, 6:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne and David Greene, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. WGTE host Qarie Marshall brings you local and state news at 18-minutes past each hour.
- Portraits in Swing Live!
Enjoy scenes from our recent "Portraits in Swing Live!" Event with the Johnny Knorr Orchestra at Centennial Terrace. Listen to the broadcast Saturday, September 12 at 8:00 p.m. on FM 91!
- Views: 329 Today's Blade on FM 91
On "Morning Edition," Weekday Mornings on FM 91
"Today's Blade on FM 91" is a collaboration between The Blade and WGTE FM 91, bringing public radio listeners local news reports every weekday, during NPR's "Morning Edition."Read more
WGTE's "Morning Edition" host Qarie Marshall reports news stories from The Blade at eighteen minutes past the top of the hour, every Monday through Friday at 6:18 a.m., 7:18 a.m., and 8:18 a.m.
- Morning Classics with Haley Taylor
Weekdays at 9:05 a.m.
"Morning Classics" offers a peaceful yet energizing start to your day with the world's greatest classical music. Hosted by WGTE's Haley Taylor, the program mixes well-known chestnuts with lesser-known but deserving works, designed with both the casual and the discerning listener in mind.Read more
- Exploring Music
Weekdays at 11:00 a.m.
"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.
- Here & Now
Weekdays at Noon
Hosted by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson, "Here & Now" is a live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country. Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation.
- Views: 460 Afternoon Classics with Brad Cresswell
Weekdays at 1:00 p.m.
"Afternoon Classics" provides a welcome oasis from the daily grind through music that relaxes, inspires, informs, and entertains. Hosted by WGTE's Brad Cresswell, the program revolves around a different theme for each day of the week, from the latest in classical CDs to "Midweek Mozart" and beyond.Read more
- All Things Considered
Weekdays at 4:00 p.m.
"All Things Considered" is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday the two-hour show is hosted by Robert Siegel (pictured), Audie Cornish, Kelly McEvers and Ari Shapiro.
- Life As We Know It with Tom Walton
Mondays at 5:44 p.m. during "All Things Considered" on FM 91
WGTE presents “Life As We Know It,” a weekly series of four-minute essays from commentator and former editor of The Blade Tom Walton. Covering an array of topics, from the intricacies of the English language to the inspiration found within the geometry of a baseball diamond, Tom offers warm and unique insights into the world around us.
Weekdays at 6:00 p.m.
Award-winning "Marketplace" is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program—with an irreverent reporting style all its own—airs weekday evenings on more than 320 public radio stations nationwide and boasts the largest audience for any business program in the United States on radio, cable or network television. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal.
- Views: 225 Evening Classics
Weekdays at 6:31 p.m.
Evening Classics provides you with the very best in classical music. Drawn from the heart of the classical and romantic repertoires, this program creates the perfect radio companion for your early evening hours. Hosted by WGTE's Haley Taylor.
- Electronic Currents
Fridays, 10:00 p.m.-Midnight
From the rhythmic energy of House to the soaring melodies of Epic Trance; the skipping beats of drum and bass, and the mellow soundscapes of chill-out. No matter where you are, this is your home for Electronic Dance Music!
- Views: 219 Classics for Kids
Saturdays at 7:00 a.m.
Classics for Kids brings classical music to life in a way that reaches out to kids while delighting adults. Host Naomi Lewin focuses on a different composer each month, with each week's program highlighting a different aspect of that composer's life and work.
Visit the Classics for Kids interactive website for fun games and trivia about each week's episode »
- Weekend Edition
Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, "Weekend Edition" from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor. Hosted by Scott Simon (pictured) and Rachel Martin.
- Car Talk
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
Sundays at 6:00 p.m.
For more than two decades, Tom and Ray Magliozzi (a.k.a. "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers") have been America's funniest auto mechanics. By making millions of listeners laugh, they have become the defining voices of public radio weekends. Their mixture of honesty, authenticity, knowledge, and humor has won them numerous awards (including a Peabody), accolades from every major national publication, and the loyalty of millions of public radio listeners, who continue to reward their stations with good will, listener hours, and fundraising dollars.
- Views: 43 Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!," the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks.
- Views: 40 The Splendid Table
Saturdays at noon
"The Splendid Table" is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Lynne Rossetto Kasper leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights.
- Views: 233 Weekends on All Things Considered
Saturdays and Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
"All Things Considered" is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. In 1977, "ATC" expanded to seven days a week with a one-hour show on Saturdays and Sundays, hosted by Arun Rath (pictured) from NPR West.
- A Prairie Home Companion
Saturdays at 6:00 p.m.
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, "A Prairie Home Companion" is heard by 4 million listeners each week on more than 600 public radio stations, and abroad on America One and the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East.Read more
- Views: 1472 Portraits in Swing
Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.
Hosted by Larry Wagner, "Portraits in Swing" has been a part of FM 91’s Saturday evening programming for 10 years. Each week the program profiles big band swing artist, group or era, from both past and present. Listeners hear historic radio broadcasts direct from America’s ballrooms and studio sessions pairing up vocalists or band leaders.
- Views: 3 Jazz Spectrum 91
Saturdays at 9:00 p.m.
Hosted by Fritz Byers, "Jazz Spectrum 91" is designed as an anthology, a loose and flowing tour through the history of the music, showcasing the wondrous diversity of jazz and the virtuosity of the musicians who play it.
- Views: 349 On Being with Krista Tippett
Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
Described as a cultural "phenomenon" by the New York Times, "On Being" with Krista Tippett (formerly "Speaking of Faith") is a Peabody and Webby Award-winning weekly program that airs on more than 240 stations. The program engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life’s deepest questions. From autism to the ethics of torture, Krista and her guests reach beyond the headlines to probe faith and meaning, ethics and new ways of being, amidst the political, ecological, economic, cultural and technological shifts that define 21st century life.
- From the Top
Sundays at Noon
"From the Top" with host Christopher O'Riley (pictured) is a weekly radio series that showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians. Each one-hour program presents pre-collegiate musicians whose stunning individual performances are combined with lively interviews, unique pre-produced segments, lighthearted sketches and musical games. From the Top has taped more than 230 radio broadcasts in America's premier concert halls, reaching more than 200,000 live audience members in 33 states.
- This American Life
Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
Built around the innovative personal vision of host Ira Glass, "This American Life," quite literally, pioneered a new kind of radio storytelling. The weekly program explores a theme — fiascos, conventions, the job that takes over your life — through a playful mix of radio monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape," short fiction and unusual music.Read more
- Views: 294 Echoes
Sundays at 9:00 p.m.
Echoes creates a modern soundscape of music that draws from a multitude of cultures, traditions and genres. Hosted by music journalist John Diliberto, this daily two-hour series of evocative, ground-breaking music seamlessly bridges new instrumental, world fusion, new acoustic, impressionistic jazz and inventive vocal styles.Read more