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Classical Music

Weekdays 9am - 4pm on WVIA-FM

Each weekday hosts Lisa Mazzarella, Erika Funke and Larry Vojtko choose and present the greatest music by the greatest composers.

Classical Music Hosts

Lisa Mazzarella

Lisa Mazzarella

Weekdays from 9am to 11am

Erika Funke

Erika Funke

Weekdays from 11am to 1pm

Larry Vojtko

Larry Vojtko

Weekdays from 1pm to 4pm

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NPR Classical News

Unearthed In A Library, 'Voodoo' Opera Rises Again

Unearthed In A Library, 'Voodoo' Opera Rises Again

The Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo has not been performed since 1928. A Columbia University researcher rediscovered the score, and now the Harlem Opera Theater hosts...

James Horner, A Giant Among Movie Music Composers, Is Dead, Agents Say

James Horner, A Giant Among Movie Music Composers, Is Dead, Agents Say

A single-engine plane registered to Horner crashed on Monday in an area 60 miles from Santa Barbara, Calif. There were no survivors.

Gunther Schuller, Who Bridged Classical Music And Jazz, Dies At 89

Gunther Schuller, Who Bridged Classical Music And Jazz, Dies At 89

The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator ranged widely in his musicianship. With colleagues from Miles Davis to Frank Zappa, he linked classical...

By Their Fingertips: Teen Pianists In New Cliburn Competition

By Their Fingertips: Teen Pianists In New Cliburn Competition

The Van Cliburn Foundation is hosting its first international piano competition for young players. Some are wondering if the new contest is too much pressure too soon.

'The Most Beautiful Offerings': Terry Riley At 80

'The Most Beautiful Offerings': Terry Riley At 80

The man credited as the father of minimalism is celebrating a big birthday Wednesday. And his influence reaches well beyond classical music.