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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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View performances and interviews featuring talented Classical Student Musicians from school districts in our community. Listen to new features monthly on Classical WMHT-FM 89.1/88.7

Have a student you would like to see nominated? Submit today.

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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.

2.6      Mozart—The Dedication to Haydn
 
2.13     Mozart—The Quintet & The G minor
 
2.20     Mozart—The Late String Masterworks

2.27     Schubert—The Bridge to Romanticism

Sundays at 6pm

2.5       Albany Symphony presentation from January 15, 2023. David Alan Miller hosts this rebroadcast of music of Harriet Steinke, Kamran Ince and Jean Sibelius with superstar percussion soloist Dame Evelyn Glennie. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.
 
2.12     Albany Pro Musica Valentine’s Day presentation. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo and Rex Smith host this special program all about love. Recordings from the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.
 
2.19     Berkshire Bach concert from January 1, 2023. The Berkshire Bach Ensemble, under the direction of Eugene Drucker, performs music of Bach, Telemann, Handel and more. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.
 
2.26     TON—The Orchestra Now. Music Director Leon Botstein leads TON in this concert from October 29, 2022, featuring music of 4 German and Austrian composers of the early 20th century. Recorded at Bard College’s Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

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Fridays at 2pm

2.3       Beethoven: Symphony 7 in A, Op.92 (1). Empire State Youth Orchestra; Etienne Abelin, conductor. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York. (ESYO Concerts)
 
2.10     Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America. Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Nicolo Foron, conductor. Recorded at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts. (2022 TMC Concerts)
 
2.17     Beatles, arr. Alex Vittal: Abbey Road “B” Side. Thalea String Quartet. Recorded at Page Hall in Albany, New York (Friends of Chamber Music Concerts)
 
2.24     Debussy: En blanc et noir. Shai Wosner & Gilles Vonsattel, pianos.  Recorded at Bard College Conservatory in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. (2022 Signs, Games & Messages Festival)

Support provided in part by the T. Backer Fund

Fridays at 7:15am & Saturdays at 6pm

Meet the February Student Musician of the Month: Composer David Morelli is a junior at Averill Park High School (nominated by Averil Park’s Instrumental Music Director Michael Blostein). He plays a medley of his own compositions. Recorded at the WMHT Studios.

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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