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 resident musicians, as well as visiting ensembles and soloists." The orchestras of Toledo and Lima are mainstays, with additional concerts from the Masterworks Chorale, Toledo Opera, the Firelands Symphony and other local organizations. Produced and hosted by Brad Cresswell.

Episodes from the current season of WGTE in Concert are archived below, for on-demand listening.

  • Toledo Symphony On Air: Death and the Maiden

    Members of the Toledo Symphony perform chamber music at the Toledo Club, including Franz Schubert's "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet.

    JOSEPH TURRIN: Two Portraits for Trumpet
    PROKOFIEV: Flute Sonata
    SCHUBERT: Death and the Maiden Quartet No. 14

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  • Toledo Symphony On Air: Dvorak's Sixth Symphony

    Stefan Sanderling and the Toledo Symphony welcome guest special soloist Mark Kosower, Principal Cello of The Cleveland Orchestra, for Friedrich Gulda's wild ride of a cello concerto.

    Stefan Sanderling, conductor
    Mark Kosower, cello

    STRAVINSKY: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
    GULDA: Concerto for Cello and Woodwinds
    DVORAK: Symphony No. 6

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  • Toledo Symphony On Air: A Czech Quintet

    Members of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra present chamber works by Mozart, Victor Ewald, and Dvorak, recorded live at the Toledo Club.

    MOZART: Prelude and Fugue No. 6
    EWALD: Brass Quintet No. 2
    DVORAK: String Quartet in G Major Op. 77

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  • Toledo Symphony On Air: Mozart & Luchesi

    Music of Mozart is paired with that of his contemporary Andrea Luchesi. We hear two Luchesi piano concertos in their North American premiere from pianist Roberto Plano and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.

    Stefan Sanderling, conductor
    Roberto Plano, pianist

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  • Toledo Symphony On Air: Bolero

    Pianist Joyce Yang and Principal Flute Joel Tse join Stefan Sanderling and the Toledo Symphony for Spanish-themed works from around the globe.

    Joyce Yang, piano
    Joel Tse, flute

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Rhapsody in Blue & Ansel Adams: America

    Singer Storm Large and pianist Thomas Lauderdale join the Toledo Symphony Orchestra under Stefan Sanderling, for an all-American concert recorded live at the Peristyle.

    The Program:
    HARBISON Remembering Gatsby
    GERSHWIN  Songs
    BRUBECK Ansel Adams America
    GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Beethoven Triple

    Featured young artists from the International Music Academy of Liechtenstein and Bowling Green State University join the Toledo Symphony Orchestra for works by Beethoven, Spohr, and Janacek. Also, TSO Principal Clarinet George Klaas takes a jazzy turn in music by Bernstein.

    Stefan Sanderling, conductor
    Georg Klaas, clarinet

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Joshua Bell

    Violin superstar Joshua Bell joins the Toledo Symphony on the 25th anniversary of his Toledo debut, for a program of virtuoso showpieces.

    Stefan Sanderling, conductorJoshua Bell, violin

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: The Chopin Project, Part Two

    Lebanese pianist Abdel Rahman El Bacha joins the Toledo Symphony orchestra for the second of two concerts featuring music by Frederic Chopin.

    Stefan Sanderling, conductor
    Abdel Rahman El Bacha, piano

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: The Chopin Project, Part One

    Lebanese pianist Abdel Rahman El Bacha joins the Toledo Symphony orchestra for the first of two concerts featuring music by Frederic Chopin.

    Stefan Sanderling, conductor
    Abdel Rahman El Bacha, piano

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Haydn & Purcell

    The Toledo Symphony welcomes guest conductor Alexandra Arrieche for a British-themed program of music by Pärt, Britten, Purcell, and Haydn.

    THE PROGRAM:

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: A Spring Sonata

    Members of the Toledo Symphony present a program of chamber music at the Toledo Club, including Beethoven's Violin Sonata no. 5 ("Spring").

    THE PROGRAM:

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Stormy Seas & Scandinavian Sunsets

    The Toledo Symphony Orchestra presents a program of music by Britten and Sibelius. Also, we hear the Toledo premiere of Arild Plau's Concerto for Tuba and Strings.

    Karina Canellakis, conductor
    David Saltzman, tuba

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Haydn & Mozart

    The Toledo Symphony Orchestra presents the first Mozart and More program of the 2014-15 season.

    Sameer Patel, conductor
    Julian Schwarz, cello

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  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Chamber I

    Members of the Toledo Symphony present the first chamber concert of the season, recorded live at the Toledo Club.

    Program:
    BRITTEN: String Quartet No. 1
    CHAMBERS: Four Sacred Places
    BEETHOVEN: Quartet in E-flat Major Op. 127

  • Toledo Symphony on Air: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1

    Stefan Sanderling conducts the first Classics Concert of the season with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. Guest pianist Jiayun Sun performs Tchaikovsky's beloved concerto, which garnered him the audience prize at the 2013 International Cleveland Piano Competition.

    Program:
    TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23 (Jiayan Sun, piano)
    RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27