Classical WMHT-FM 89.1 | 88.7

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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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Sundays at 6pm

3.1 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.

3.8 Albany Symphony Orchestra: Concert 5. Recorded on February 14, 2020, the program features Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in a concert of Romantic Favorites. Recorded at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady, New York.

3.15 Capital Region Classical presentation from February 4, 2020. The Doric String Quartet plays music of Haydn, Benjamin Britten and Schubert. Recorded at the Massry Center on the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York.

3.22 Shuster Home Concert presentation from December 15, 2019. It’s a cello recital with Ashley Bathgate in music of Britten, Philip Glass and more. Recorded in Lenox, Massachusetts.

3.29 Berkshire Bach presentation from New Year’s Day 2020. The Berkshire Bach Ensemble led by Eugene Drucker, performs the 6 Brandenburg Concerti of Bach, the annual Bach at New Year’s. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York.

Fridays at 2pm

3.6 Boulanger: Theme and Variations in C minor & Pie Jesu. Emile Naoumoff, piano. Recorded at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, New York. (Troy Chromatic Concerts)

3.13 Mozart: Piano Concerto 12 in A, K.414. Juho Pohjohnen, piano; Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Recorded at the SPA Little Theater in Saratoga, New York. (CMS @ SPAC Concerts)

3.20 Bach: 4 Chorales. Renee Anne Louprette, organ. Recorded at the Universalist Unitarian Church in Housatonic, Massachusetts. (Berkshire Bach)

3.27 Bach: French Suite 5 in G, BWV.816. Benjamin Grosvenor, piano. Recorded at the Memorial Chapel of Union College in Schenectady, New York. (Capital Region Classical Concert Series)

Fridays at 7:15am & Saturdays at 6pm

Meet the March Student Musician of the Month: Vocalist Sophie Dvorak is a junior from Shaker High School (nominated by her mother, Karen Dvorak). She performs “All That Gold” from Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti, with pianist (and her brother) Sam Dvorak. 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 concerts coming in the week ahead.




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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