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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199 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: Nov 04, 2021

Latest Pieces

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In the 19th century, every gentle lady was expected to play the piano with some proficiency. There is a tremendous depth to the piano repertoire,...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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In a letter of introduction to Serge Koussevitzky, composer Florence Price wrote, "I have two handicaps - those of sex and race." The composer's ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Nadia Boulanger was teacher and inspiration for literally hundreds of musicians and composers. We take a look at just some of her legacy on this e...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Music from ancient times, from the Byzantine to the Baroque.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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We've circled the globe celebrating women in music. Now we hear from women here at home in the U.S.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:31
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Let's head to the Southern Hemisphere as we continue our trek around the globe.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue around the globe with works from Northern performers and composers. (This is an archived program from Season 3)

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trip around the world as we look to the west, with music from the UK, France, the USSR, and Bulgaria.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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This is the first of a series of episodes that will take us on a musical journey around the world. We'll start in the east, with works composed by...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:30
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Time for another Patchwork Quilt episode. We'll explore a variety of works from women making music.

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 58:30