Classical Music

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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

Great Danes: Three Symphonic Albums By Danish Composers Great Danes: Three Symphonic Albums By Danish Composers
From tiny Denmark comes a big symphonic sound. Three recent albums offer a glimpse of the Nordic sound, from the undervalued Carl Nielsen, the experimental Per Nørgård...
Opera About 1985 Achille Lauro Hijacking Draws Protests At Met Opera About 1985 Achille Lauro Hijacking Draws Protests At Met
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was among those who denounced The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams, calling it anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates
On Oct. 19, 1814, an Austrian teenager named Franz Schubert wrote "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel," a boldly innovative song that remains an inspiration for singers an...
Postlude To A Kiss: Scriabin's Raging 'Poem Of Ecstasy' Postlude To A Kiss: Scriabin's Raging 'Poem Of Ecstasy'
Mystical Russian composer Alexander Scriabin saw music, heard colors and wrote music that goes from ecstasy to frenzy. Baltimore Symphony conductor Marin Alsop explore...
Twenty Years Later, 'Klinghoffer' Still Draws Protests Twenty Years Later, 'Klinghoffer' Still Draws Protests
Some critics charge that John Adams' opera is anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic. But the opera's supporters dispute that. With its Met debut on Monday, there are calls to...