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Classical WMHT-FM 89.1 | 88.7

On your radio dial at WMHT-FM 89.1 in New York's Capital Region and 88.7 in the Poughkeepsie area, our station helps keep the arts thriving in our community by making wonderful classical music accessible to all through programs, live concert presentations and the talents of local and nationally-recognized hosts.



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Mondays at 6pm

Derek Delaney, artistic director of Capital Region Classical will explore different composers, periods, and styles through favorite archival performances from the Capital Region Classical Concert Series.

11.7​ Brahms–The Master in Miniature

11.14 ​Brahms –The Complexity of Emotion

11.21 ​Debussy–The Influences from Afar

11.28​ Schumann–The Adoration of Clara

Thanksgiving Special

Sundays at 6pm

11.6​ Albany Symphony presentation from October 8, 2022. David Alan Miller hosts this concert rebroadcast of music of Joel Thompson, Edvard Grieg, and Tchaikovsky. Recorded at the Palace Theater in Albany, New York.

11.13​ Hudson Valley Philharmonic presentation from April 23, 2022, with Guest Conductor Kelly Corcoran leading HVP in music Beethoven, Bruch & Sarah Kirkland Snider. Recorded at Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, New York.

11.20​ Albany Pro Musica concert from October 23, 2022. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo and Rex Smith host this concert rebroadcast of a concert called I Dream a World. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.

11.27​ Troy Chromatic Concerts presentation from September 17, 2022, with The Knights and piano soloist Aaron Diehl in music of Mary Lou Williams, George Gershwin, Bach, and Stravinsky. Recorded at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.

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Fridays at 2pm

11.4​ Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor. Lara St. John, violin; Martin Kennedy, piano.  Recorded at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, New York. (Howland Chamber Music Circle)

11.11 ​Roy Harris: Abraham Lincoln walks at Midnight. Musicians of Ma’alwyck; Tess McCarthy, mezzo-soprano. Recorded at the First Reformed Church in Schenectady, New York. (Musicians of Ma’alwyck concerts)

11.18​ Stolzel: Bist du Bei Mir

Bach: Organ Prelude

Bach: Motet “Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden,” BWV.230. Berkshire Bach Ensemble; James Bagwell, conductor. Recorded at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. (Berkshire Bach Society)

11.25​ Dvorak: “American” String Quartet. Thalea String Quartet. Recorded at Page Hall in Albany, New York (Friends of Chamber Music Concerts)

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Fridays at 7:15am & Saturdays at 6pm

Meet the June Student Musician of the Month: Yu-Heng Wang is a violist and junior at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, NY (nominated by Romeo Vashishth). He performs the Opening Movement of the Viola Sonata in B-Flat, Op.36, by Henri Vieuxtemps, with Michael Clements at the piano.

Tuesdays at 6pm

Michael Nock, Associate Director & Dean of Fellows at the Tanglewood Music Center hosts a weekly look at the famed Tanglewood Music Center, featuring concert recordings, interviews with up-and-coming performers and previews of special events.


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