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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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Special Thanks from WMHT-FM to Fenimore Asset Management

Programs

Fridays During Bach's Lunch

Introducing a new weekly feature on WMHT, A Taste of Berkshire Bach. A Collaboration between WMHT and the Berkshire Bach Society featuring live concert performances from 30 years of the Society’s Archives.

Archives

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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.

5.2       Schumann—The Adoration of Clara

5.9       Haydn—The Father of Classicism

5.16     Beethoven—The Path from Haydn

5.23     Beethoven—The Impetuous Youth (Part 1)

5.30     Beethoven—The Impetuous Youth (Part 2)

Sundays at 6pm

5.1      Albany Symphony presentation from March 26, 2022. David Alan Miller hosts this concert rebroadcast of music of William Walton with Viola Soloist Richard O’Neill, plus Sibelius and Tania Leon. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.

5.8      Albany Pro Musica presentation from October 2019. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo and Rex Smith host this rebroadcast of Serenity: Music of Ola Gjeilo with the Escher String Quartet. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.

5.15    Howland Chamber Music Concert from April 3, 2022. New York Polyphony performs music from the Renaissance to today. Recorded at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, New York.

5.22    TON—The Orchestra Now. Guest Conductor Joseph Young leads TON in this concert from April 23, 2022, featuring Piano Soloist Lara Downes in the Concerto of Florence Price, plus Rachmaninoff’s Symphony #3 and Perry’s Short Piece for Orchestra. Recorded at Bard College’s Fisher Center in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

5.29    Windham Chamber Festival concert from November 27, 2021. It’s a program of music by Debussy, Strauss, Jr., and Mahler. Recorded at the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center in Tannersville, New York.

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Fridays at 2pm

5.6       Brahms: Four Piano Pieces, Op.119. Benjamin Hochman, piano. Recorded at the Stissing Center in Pine Plains, New York. (Stissing Center Chamber Music Series)
 
5.13     Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op.25. Yekwon Sunwoo, piano; Daniel Phillips, violin; Daniel Panner, viola; Yehuda Hanani, cello. Recorded at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. (Close Encounters with Music)
           
5.20     Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F Minor, Op.80. Castalian String Quartet. Recorded at the Massry Center for the Arts in Albany, New York. (Capital Region Classical)
           
5.27     Preludes & Fugues of Bach and Clara Schumann. Renee Anne Louprette, organ. Recorded on the Johnson Organ at the UU Meeting House in Housatonic, Massachusetts. (Berkshire Bach Society)

Support provided in part by the T. Backer Fund

Fridays at 7:15am & Saturdays at 6pm

Meet the May Student Musician of the Month: Rinchen Posel, seventh grade, is a pianist from Saugerties, NY (nominated by Susanne Son). She performs Rachmaninoff’s Etude-Tableau in G Minor, Op.33/7. 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.

Podcasts

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

Conductor's Notes features stunning concert music and fascinating commentary from conductors. Stream free anytime.

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

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