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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 6

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.

9.7 Program IX – Claude Debussy: The Impressions from Afar

9.14 Program IX - Robert Schumann: The Adoration of Clara

9.21 Program X - Joseph Haydn: The Father of Classicism

9.28Program XI ‐ Joseph Haydn: The Passing of the Torch

Sundays at 5pm

Alexander Platt, Artistic Director of Maverick Concerts, will curate and guide us through some favorite past performances and some true Mavericks. Sundays at 5 from June 28th – September 13th.

9.6 ​Episode 11: The Amazing Amernets perform Beethoven and Dvorak

9.13 ​Episode 12: Finale. The Maverick Chamber Players and many many friends perform music of Mendelssohn, Copland and Mahler.

Fridays at 6pm

Albany Symphony Music Director David Alan Miller and WMHT-FM's Rob Brown will select performances from previous Albany Symphony concerts.

9.4 Beethoven Piano Concertos 3 & 4, 220/16 TSBMH, & Aaron Jay Kernis Three Flavors from disc.

9.11 Beethoven Piano Concerto 5, 2/21/16 TSBMH, & Kamran Ince’s Piano Concerto Remembering Lycia from disc.

9.18 Dame Ethel Smythe Double Concerto & Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. Recorded 2/14/20 at Proctor’s with Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta.

9.25 Preview of the Albany Symphony’s new CD, 2 Concertos of Christopher Theofanidis.

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Sundays at 6pm

9.6 ​Schenectady Symphony presentation from May 12, 2019. Glen Cortese hosts this Leonard Bernstein Tribute Concert, which was also the final concert with Music Director Emeritus Charles Schneider. Recorded at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady, New York.

9.13​ Hudson Valley Philharmonic presentation from November 16, 2019. It's a concert called Tales of Appalachia & Hemmingway with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and special guests Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, and Zuill Bailey. Recorded at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, New York.

9.20 ​Philadelphia Orchestra presentation from August 16, 2019. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts music of Dvorak and Grieg, with pianist Jan Lisiecki. Recorded at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga, New York.

9.27​ Musicians of Ma’alwyck presentation from October 22, 2006. It’s a concert called “Mozart Inspirations” featuring music of Wolfgang and Leopold Mozart, plus Haydn, Johann Christian Bach, and more. Recorded at the Schuyler Mansion in Albany, New York.

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Fridays at 2pm

9.4​ Vivaldi: Stabat Mater. Bard Baroque Ensemble; James Bagwell, conductor. Recorded at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. (Berkshire Bach Society)

9.11 ​Spohr: Grand Nonet in F, Op.31. Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Recorded at the Spa Little Theater in Saratoga, New York. (CMS @ SPAC Concerts)

9.18 ​Bach/Naoumoff: Passacaglia in C minor, BWV.582. Emile Naoumoff, piano. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York. (Troy Chromatic Concerts Series)

9.25​ Mozart: Piano Concerto 23 A, K.488. Simone Dinnerstein, piano; Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra; Robert Manno, conductor. Recorded at the Windham Performing Arts Center in Windham, New York. (2007 Windham Chamber Music Festival)

Fridays at 7:15am & Saturdays at 6pm

With heightened precautions, school closings and subsequent restrictions, we were not able to produce a feature for a new Student Musician of the Month for this month, so we are revisiting past winners.

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.




Bach's Lunch features music from the Baroque era but also dabbles in Early Music.

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Conductor's Notes features stunning concert music and fascinating extra commentary from conductors.

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Tuesdays with Tanglewood is a weekly look at the famed Tanglewood Music Center.

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