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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30 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: Jan 10, 2019

Latest Pieces

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Richard Strauss said, "Never look at the trombones. It only encourages them!" It's good to remember that classical music doesn't necessarily take...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: :00
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Music tells stories, and this week, we’re taking that literally. We’ll hear music inspired by folktales, fables, and fairytales, compositions by s...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Music over the centuries, written by women.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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A youngster sees a musician and says, “She looks like me. And she’s making incredible music. I can do that, too!” Being a woman of color is stil...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode. No special theme, just music from talented women in classical music.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Nadia Boulanger said, “I’ve been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, ...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Whether it’s opera or art song, there is something special about the sound of a single voice. This week we’ll hear from women who stand front and ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week - women at the keyboard. For many years, piano was an "acceptable" instrument for women to play. Indeed, it was expected that a well-ro...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Last week we listened to music from violinists and violists. This week, we are low strung - women who play cello and double bass.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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We’ve done this before, and it’s worth doing it again. A pair of episodes featuring the orchestral strings. This week we start with the upper str...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:29