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: Wayland Chamber Competition Winners
Winners of the 2016 annual Douglas Wayland Chamber Competition at Bowling Green State University join us for a preview of their upcoming concert at the Toledo Museum of Art.
- Live from FM 91: Michigan Opera Trio
We're joined by the three Michigan District winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions: soprano Sandra Periord, tenor Joshua Lovell, and baritone Jeff Byrnes. Our program also features internationally-acclaimed opera coach and conductor Kathleen Kelly at the piano.
Musical selections:Read more
- Live from FM 91: A Tower Brass Christmas
The Tower Brass Quintet offers music for the Holidays, performed in the WGTE-FM studios.
Carol of the Bells (arr. Ryan Nowlin)Read more
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Anne McGinty)
We Three Kings (arr. Jack Gale)
Once in Royal David's City (arr. Richard Price)
Pop Christmas Medley (arr. Kellerhouse)
March of the Toys (arr. Rick Grassler)
Frosty the Snowman (arr. David Saygers)
- Live from FM 91: Violinist Caroline Eva Chin and Friends
Violinist Caroline Eva Chin and her BGSU chamber ensemble join us in the studio for excerpts from Olivier Messiaen's powerful Quartet for the End of Time.
Caroline Chin, violinRead more
Erin Cameron, clarinet
Aleksander Tengesdal, cello
Peisi Luo, piano
- Live from FM 91: Toledo Opera's Madame Butterfly
We're joined by the stars of Toledo Opera's current production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly for a program of songs, arias, and conversation in our Dana performance studio.Read more
- 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, sopranoRead more
Jo-Anne Chrysochoos, soprano
Kevin Foos, baritone
Robert Ballinger, piano
- 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: 86 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.
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
- 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-sopranoRead more
LeTara Lee, soprano
Madeline Harts, soprano
Jennifer Braun, soprano
Spencer Miller, piano
- 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, violinRead more
with Stephen Miahky, violin; Steven Kruse, viola; Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano
- 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, sopranoRead more
Laura Reaper, mezzo-soprano
Jordan Harris, tenor
Nicholas Ward, baritone