Live From FM 91

Airs live on the first Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m., with a repeat broadcast on the third Sunday of each month at 10:00 a.m.

Live from FM 91 features conversation and performance with some of our local area's finest musicians and visiting guest artists, broadcast live from WGTE's Dana Performance Studio. Previous editions of the program are archived below for listening on demand. Hosted by WGTE's Brad Cresswell.

You can also watch episodes of the WGTE-TV version of the program, Studio Sessions, at this link: Studio Sessions: Live from FM 91

  • Live from FM 91: TSO Chamber Sampler

    Members of the Toledo Symphony offer a preview of their upcoming chamber concert, with music by Schubert, Turrin, and Prokovief.

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  • Live from FM 91: Barbara Rondelli Perry

    University of Toledo Professor Emerita and celebrated Soprano Barbara Rondelli Perry joins us along with three of her former students for a program of operatic favorites.

    Jodi Jobuck, soprano
    Jo-Anne Chrysochoos, soprano
    Kevin Foos, baritone
    Robert Ballinger, piano

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  • Live from FM 91: Maria & Ekaterina Bessmeltseva

    The sister duo of Maria (violin) and Ekaterina (piano) Bessmeltseva join us in the performance studio for Beethoven, Bartok and more.

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  • Live from FM 91: Jennifer Rowley & Ray Diaz

    Metropolitan Opera star Jennifer Rowley joins us in the studio, along with baritone Ray Diaz and pianist Kevin Bylsma. We hear selections from Giuseppe Verdi's Il Trovatore, Giacomo Puccini's Tosca, and a little Rodgers & Hammerstein!

    Hosted by Brad Cresswell. Listen via our media player, above.

  • Views: 50 Live from FM 91: Robert Ballinger

    Pianist Robert Ballinger performs the music of Scarlatti & Chopin, alongside modern composers with local ties, live in our Dana Performance Studio. Listen via our media player, above.

    Program:
    Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in E Major, L. 430
    Frédéric Chopin: Two Nocturnes
    Elizabeth Gould: "Reflector" Prelude
    Paul Schoenfield: Intermezzo No. 1
    William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag

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  • Views: 2 Live from FM 91: Toledo Composers

    The Tower Brass Quintet joins us with a program of music by Toledo composers, including the world premiere of Luke D. Rosen's "Wanderings."

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  • Live from FM 91: The Thirteen

    New York City-based chamber choir The Thirteen joins us in the studio for a program of works from the English Renaissance.

    Matthew Robertson, Founder and Artistic Director

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  • Live from FM 91: Orpheus on Wheels

    The Toledo Opera Resident Artists join us for a preview of their Opera on Wheels production of Orpheus, which tours area schools throughout the Fall.

    Laura Reaper, mezzo-soprano
    LeTara Lee, soprano
    Madeline Harts, soprano
    Jennifer Braun, soprano
    Spencer Miller, piano

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  • Live from FM 91: Forte Music School

    Violinist Virgil Lupu performs along with several faculty members and students from Toledo's Forte Music School.

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  • Live from FM 91: Aurea Silva Trio

    The Aurea Silva Trio (pianist David Gilliland, flutist Brandy Hudelson, and bassoonist Gareth Thomas) join us in the performance studio for music and conversation. Listen via our media player, above.

    http://www.aureasilvatrio.com/

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  • Live from FM 91: Penny Thompson Kruse, violin

    Violinist Penny Thompson Kruse previews her upcoming BGSU faculty recital live in our performance studio, joined by some of her colleagues.

    Penny Thompson Kruse, violin
    with Stephen Miahky, violin; Steven Kruse, viola; Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano

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  • Live from FM 91: Christopher and Ellen Scholl

    September 6, 2013

    Tenor Christopher Scholl and his wife, mezzo Ellen Scholl, join us in the studio for songs by Schubert, Britten, and Schumann. Kevin Bylsma is the pianist. Hosted by Brad Cresswell.

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  • Views: 41 LIVE from FM 91: Grant Flick

    This month's guest artist is 15-year-old fiddle virtuoso Grant Flick, who hails from Bowling Green. His father Don joins him for a few pieces on guitar. Grant also plays mandolin and guitar.

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  • Views: 2 Live from FM 91: 2014 Toledo Opera Resident Artists

    We're joined by the 2014 Toledo Opera Resident Artists for a program of arias and songs.

    Abigail Krawson, soprano
    Laura Reaper, mezzo-soprano
    Jordan Harris, tenor
    Nicholas Ward, baritone

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