Programs A-Z

Fridays at 10 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Each week, Nick Spitzer covers vast musical and cultural ground on "American Routes," a public radio program based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hear blues and jazz, roots rock and...

Saturdays at 12 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

At the Opera with IPR showcases some of the best opera productions from Iowa and across the country. Join us weekly for productions by local and national companies, including the Des...

Saturdays at 2 p.m. on FM News/Studio One

 

Join us for a great afternoon of music that will take you back through the golden age of rock 'n' roll. Hosted by Bob Dorr, "Backtracks" delves into obscure rock 'n'...

Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Enjoy half an hour of uninterrupted material from one of the most influential rock and roll bands in history. Hear rare material and familiar masterpieces recorded by John, Paul...

Sundays at 5 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Host Bob Dorr presents old school, new generation, historic, and contemporary blues and its derivations including soul, funk, rock 'n' roll, and gospel.

Sundays at 12 a.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Blues Before Sunrise is the Blues Heritage showcase. Each week this Chicago-based, nationally syndicated public radio program explores, preserves, and popularizes the...

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center features live recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. Programs feature enlightening commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and the performers.

Fridays at 7 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Hailed as the number one US Orchestra in the world by the venerable British publication Gramophone, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra continues this quarter with more concerts from Symphony...

 

Renowned performances of classical music from around the world.

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Sundays at 6 p.m. on FM Classical
 

Classical Guitar Alive! is the only nationally broadcast guitar radio program in the United States. It brings you performances and interviews with the world's leading guitarists...

Weekdays at 7 a.m. on IPR Classical

 

Iowa Public Radio's "Classical Music" is the open door that offers you the world's greatest music played by the most accomplished and interesting musicians, new and old. Our music...

Weekdays at 1 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Could ours be a golden age of classical music? Around the world and around our state, people are writing music that goes straight to the heart, and performing older masterworks with the...

Weekdays at 9 a.m. on IPR Classical

 

Iowa Public Radio's "Classical Music" is the open door that offers you the world's greatest music played by the most accomplished and interesting musicians, new and old. Our music...

Sundays at 12 p.m. on IPR Classical

 

Around the world and around our state, people are writing music that goes straight to the heart, and performing older masterworks with the fluency of people speaking a native tongue....

Saturdays at 8 a.m. on FM Classical

 

Concierto, a bilingual show hosted by Frank Dominguez in Spanish and English, pays special attention to the contributions of Latin-American and Spanish composers as well as to...

Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Hear a cross-section of the world’s most exciting classical music artists and a mix of repertory from old favorites to new discoveries.  Electrifying performances in “made in Germany”...

Sundays at 5 a.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Heard from coast to coast, "etown" is taped in front of a live audience and includes performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversation and information...

Weekdays at 9 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Exploring Music takes you deeper into great music in a uniquely engaging way. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to...

Saturday at 12 a.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Folk Alley features a distinctive blend of the best of singer/songwriter, Celtic, acoustic, Americana, traditional, and world sounds.

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Sundays at 7 p.m. on FM Classical

 

Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley, each one-hour broadcast presents five high-caliber performances along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul...

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Music that is easy to understand, but hard to categorize. It's slow music for fast times. There is magic in slow music and the spaces between the notes. Hearts...

Saturdays at 1 p.m. on FM News/Studio One

 

Every week Iowa Public Radio's Java Blend with Ben Kieffer serves up fresh-brewed performances and conversation with musicians from around the state and around the...

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"Millennium of Music" explores the sources and mainstreams of European music for the thousand years before the birth of Bach.

Saturdays at 10 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Hosted by Larry Groce, "Mountain Stage" guarantees listeners the best seats in the house for new performers and established artists. It's a two-hour weekly exploration of the...

Thursdays at 7 p.m. on IPR Classical
 

Long a leader in American musical life, the Philharmonic has become renowned around the globe, having appeared in 430 cities in 63 countries on five continents. The New York...

 

Iowa Public Radio’s performance series, Performance Iowa, showcases Iowa's best performers as well as visiting musicians making a special stop in Iowa and in our studios. Host Jacqueline Halbloom goes behind the music in each...

Weekdays at 5 p.m. on IPR Classical

 

Performance Today features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and...

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Celebrating more than 20 years on the air, "Pipedreams" is the only weekly radio program that explores the full range of the art and potential of the...

 

Salzburg Festival 2013 celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of both Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, as well as the centennial of the birth of Benjamin Britten.

Saturdays at 11 a.m. on IPR Classical
 

Renowned performances of classical music from around the world.

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