WCNY

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Central New York’s only classical music station Classic FM HD radio provides listeners with live, locally hosted classical music programs. The station also features concerts from around the world six nights per week, opera from the Metropolitan Opera and other companies on Saturdays, archival programs of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and specialty programs including Broadway, Italian-American music, jazz and bluegrass.

Classic FM is available on 91.3 in Syracuse, 89.5 in Utica/Rome and 90.9 in Watertown, the North Country and the Kingston area and in streaming audio. Click here to visit the Classic FM page, which includes the Classic FM playlist.

You can find the Classic FM Top 40 Listener Favorites here.

Series

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94 Pieces

Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Composer/announcer Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, and every week showcases some of these remarkable women.

  • From: WCNY
  • Updated: Feb 03, 2020

Latest Pieces

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"Seventy-six trombones caught the morning sun." It may not be 76 trombones, but the glimmering gold of these women playing brass instruments will ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: :00
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There are times when a performers bow flies furiously across the strings, the rosin rising in the air like smoke. This week, exciting performances...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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It's another Patchwork Quilt episode, with no theme other than marvelous works and performances from women in classical music.

  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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The theaters may be dark at the moment, but we can still celebrate the women who bring music to stage and screen.

  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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Earth. Air. Fire. Water. From the times of the ancient Greeks, and into the present day, these four elements influence our entire world. Water can ...

  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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We are seeing more and more women percussionists emerging. Yes, women are just as skillful with sticks and stones as men! Let's take a listen to ...

  • Added: May 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Another episode dedicated to women's voices raised in song. Works performed by all-female vocal ensembles.

  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Music transcends language, and this week we travel the globe, listening to works composed and performed by women around the world.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
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Music that tells tales, composed and performed by incredibly talented women in classical music.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:29
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Another episode dedicated to women of color in the classical music world who are leading ensembles and arts organizations.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:29