Programs A-Z

  • 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 soul, Cajun and country, zydeco and Tejano... and beyond. Plus...

  • Blues Before Sunrise is the Blues Heritage showcase. Each week this Chicago-based, nationally syndicated public radio program explores, preserves, and popularizes the various eras and genre of Blues Heritage. The focus of the program...

  • 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 Center, the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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  • 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 producers have the enviable task of searching our record...

  • 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 as well as with emerging artists, in repertory ranging...

  • 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 performances of core repertory by great musicians of Hispanic origin...

  • 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 about the world around us. By featuring diverse music and...

  • 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 explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods.

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

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  • 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 behind extraordinary young musicians. Now in its eleventh...

  • An Iowa Public Radio production that spotlights local and regional musical talent.

  • 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 exciting and spontaneous sound of live performance, offering...

  • 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 Philharmonic, a longtime media pioneer, began radio broadcasts in 1922...

  • 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 features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day...

  • An Iowa Public Radio production dedicated to Americana/Roots music.

  • Renowned performances of classical music from around the world.

  • Sunday is one day of the week that most people can choose how they want to spend their day: sleeping in, gathering with family or friends for a leisurely brunch, going to worship, or relaxing alone with the Sunday paper and a steaming mug of...

  • SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts feature leading ensembles from both Europe and America, such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna...

  • Ben Vaughn produces and hosts The Many Moods of Ben Vaughn, a weekly, hour-long eclectic mix of music featuring rock, blues, jazz, folk, soul, R&B, country, bossanova, movie soundtracks, easy listening and more, all peppered with his...

  • Created weekly in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands, "The Thistle & Shamrock" is one of NPR's longest-running and most popular music offerings. This vibrant and engaging program is hosted by award-winning host Fiona Ritchie, and is...

  • Rock, Blues, Folk, Native, Funk, Electronica, Reggae, World, Dub, Roots and even a little Country. "UnderCurrents" is intelligent, fun and easygoing -- diving deep to reveal your past and future favorites. "UnderCurrents" is mixed by Greg...

  • Since 1991, host David Dye has been exploring the frontiers of contemporary music for his listeners on a daily basis. Featuring live performance and interviews with established and emerging artists from across the musical spectrum, "World Cafe"...