- Exploring Music
Weekdays at 11:00 a.m.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting series of daily one-hour programs that celebrates classical music.
- Views: 1 WGTE In Concert
Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
WGTE In Concert is our weekly celebration of the performing arts - music made in the FM 91 listening area by local musicians and visiting artists. The orchestras of Toledo and Lima are mainstays, with additional concerts from the Masterworks Chorale, Toledo Opera, and other local organizations. Produced and hosted by Brad Cresswell.
- Live from FM 91
First Friday of Each Month at 10:00 a.m.
Live from FM 91 features conversation and live performance with some of the area's finest soloists, ensembles, and visiting guest artists. Hosted by Classical Music Director Brad Cresswell, from WGTE's Dana Performance Studio.
- Views: 218 The Lyric Opera of Chicago
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (May through July)
Since its early days, Lyric Opera of Chicago has been regarded as one of the top three US opera companies, along with the Met and San Francisco. Chicago boasts an opera company that's second to none, with a box office exceeding 100 percent of capacity each year for the last decade, thanks to subscribers who give their tickets back for resale when they cannot attend a performance.
- 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.
- 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.
- Classical Guitar Alive!
Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
Guitarist/Host Tony Morris celebrates the classical repertory of the instrument in a wide variety of musical settings: from solo guitar to guitar with orchestra, and almost every imaginable combination in between.
- 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
- Jazz After Hours
Sat & Sun, Midnight till 4:00 a.m.
Like the last set at a jazz club, the mood of "Jazz After Hours" is mellow but not without surprises. New and well-established jazz artists regularly drop in for a chat, and the music ranges from latest releases to jazz classics.
- Music Through the Night
Mon-Thurs, 10:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.
Fridays, 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Sat-Sun, 4:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Music Through the Night features the very best in classical music, drawn from the heart of the classical and romantic repertoires.