The WFMT Orchestra Series

Series produced by The WFMT Radio Network

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The WFMT Orchestra Series is a year-round series that combines exceptional orchestras from across the country and around the world. Each quarter, listeners will hear fantastic concerts, including the LA Phil (Summer), Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (Fall), San Francisco Symphony (Spring), and a scintillating variety in the Winter Quarter, including orchestras from Europe, the UK, California, and China. Each episode is intended to be broadcast the week it releases, but some exceptions can be made for stations that wish to air an orchestra later in the year. Contact us for details.

The WFMT Orchestra Series is a year-round series that combines exceptional orchestras from across the country and around the world. Each quarter, listeners will hear fantastic concerts, including the LA Phil (Summer), Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (Fall), San Francisco Symphony (Spring), and a scintillating variety in the Winter Quarter, including orchestras from Europe, the UK, California, and China in 2024. Listings for upcoming broadcasts can be found on our website at https://radionetwork.wfmt.com/programs/wfmt-orchestra-series/ .

Each episode is intended to be broadcast the week it releases, but some exceptions can be made for stations that wish to air an orchestra later in the year. Contact us for details.


Additional Files

85 Pieces

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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, Awadgin Pratt is the soloist in Montgomery's Rounds for Piano and String Orchestra, also heard are work...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, conductor Ruth Reinhardt leaders the orchestra in Wennakoski's 'Flounce'; Dvořák's fifth symphony; and ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, Music Director Ken-David Masur introduces us to Japanese composer Misato Mochizuki, whose piece 'Musubi...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage features an all-American program, including William Bolcom's violin concerto, plus music by Coleridge-Ta...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, Ken-David Masur leads the orchestra in Bruckner's seventh symphony, and Jorge Federico Osorio is the so...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, Susan Babini is the soloist in Elgar's Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85, and Edo De ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, Aaron Diehl is the soloist in Price's Piano Concerto and Gershwin's Second Rhapsody for Piano and Orche...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, Augustin Hadelich is the soloist in Britten's Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 15. Also hea...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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William Eddins is the guest conductor on the next Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage, where he'll lead the orchestra in works by Nino Rota, Resp...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage former music director Andreas Delfs conducts his arrangement of Humperdinck's opera 'Hansel and Gretel';...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On-Stage features violinist Chee-Yun in Lalo's Symphonie espagnole for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 21. Also feature...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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This Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra kicks off its new season with Ken-David Masur leading with works by Gershwin, Ellington, Stravinsky, and more.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:31
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We wrap up this improbable pandemic season in which no concerts were cancelled due to the pandemic, with the celebration of the diversity of Americ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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On this week's broadcast from the LA Philharmonic... Alle Menschen werden Brüder - "All people will become brothers and sisters." Gustavo Dudamel c...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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On this week's L.A Philharmonic concert broadcast, a song of the night and a musical journey from dusk till dawn. Guest conductor David Robertson l...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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A beloved American violin concerto is played by soloist Hilary Hahn, featuring two beautiful movements and one terrifyingly virtuosic one. Plus, Dv...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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The balance of beauty and chaos is this week's theme. Metacosmos by Anna Thorvaldsdottir begins the program, before pianist Sergio Tiempo excites w...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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On this week's L.A Philharmonic Broadcast, conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen is back in town to perform music of his countryma Jean Sibelius. Pl...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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On this week's broadcast, we'll mix old classics with a world premiere! Guest conductor Elim Chen takes the stand for Mendelssohn's sunny "Italian"...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
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On this week's broadcast, we'll "Take the A Train" for a program of symphonic music by the jazz master - Duke Ellington. Enjoy selections from Elli...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01