Programs A-Z

  • Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.

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  • Complete Radio Schedule A weekly, hour-long, national, caller-based program about language. Author Martha Barnette and lexicographer Grant Barrett take calls about slang, grammar, linguistic heirlooms, old sayings,...

  • Afterglow is a weekly, one-hour program of vocal jazz and popular song from the Great American Songbook, hosted by Mark Chilla.

  • In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

  • American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

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  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world. Along with other constituents such as the New York...

  • Produced by Brian Wise and hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including produced segments created to provide deeper insight into the music and programmatic themes found...

  • A nationally syndicated classical music service dedicated to live classical music programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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  • Classical Guitar Alive features great music and fascinating interviews with many of the world's leading guitar performers and composers. Join host Tony Morris for Classical Guitar Alive, an unabashedly enthusiastic and fast-paced romp through...

  • Classical IPR regularly broadcasts recent concerts from northern Michigan. Hear performances by local ensembles, Interlochen students, visiting professional artists and more. Listen every Friday at 8 p.m. Many concerts are also available to...

  •  Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians. 

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  • An exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time...

  • “Feminine Fusion” is a weekly 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...

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    Fiesta! is an original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to your listeners.

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  • Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

  • Presenting five high-caliber performances each hour, along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. From the Top is taped before live audiences in concert halls from Boston to...

  • Great Lakes Concerts brings Michigan’s top ensembles to classical music lovers around the region. This weekly  radio series features concert performances recorded in Michigan’s Capital Region, Ann Arbor, Greater Detroit, Traverse City and...

  • One-hour programs of early music, Harmonia casts new light on music of the distant past.

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  • Supreme Court rulings. Breaking news. Thoughtful interviews.

    A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s...

  • This award-winning one-hour weekly news magazine explores the topical issues that shape the European continent, including interviews, background features and cultural reports from correspondents throughout the region.

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  • Join Classical IPR's Kate Botello each weekday morning at about 7:40 as she picks stories and sounds from the Classical world your children will love. She wants to inspire your family with the love of Classical music. Here's the basic idea - it...

  • Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features...

  • Complete radio schedule Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction....

  • Live Wire! is radio variety for the attention span-challenged. It's music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with writers, filmmakers, comedians and innovative thinkers. Hosted by Luke Burbank ...

  • The weekly environmental news and information program presenting news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.

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  • Each year since its founding in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has been hailed as Southern California’s leading performing arts institution. Today, under the dynamic leadership of Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel, who in 2009 became the orchestra...

  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is...

  • Marketplace Money brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at matters of personal finance with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour-long program offers a mix of feature stories and segments to help people better manage, save and spend...

  • Classical IPR's Matinee Classics is the soundtrack for your afternoon. Enjoy just the right mix of long plays, familiar favorites and a few surprises. 

  • For decades, Interlochen Public Radio listeners have enjoyed live opera broadcasts from The Met. Tune in for live opera from the comfort of home. The show generally begins at 1:00 PM...

  • Join host Jamie Paisley for an hour of classic music written for the silver screen. Jamie builds each show around a theme, including a monthly request show.

    Send your requests to MovieMusic@wkar.org.

  • Michigan Writers on the Air is a program about writers, writing, and reading. The show features in-depth interviews with authors from across the spectrum of writing and publishing. Guests have included NYT best-selling authors, National Book...

  • Join Kate Botello on Classical IPR weekday mornings from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. Tune in for a wide variety of classical music with an occasionally eclectic bent - you might...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King, and Rachel Martin bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs...

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    The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of...

  • Classical IPR's Music at Midday adds a generous helping of classical music to your lunch, work, and errands. Nancy Deneen is your host. Each weekday she plays familiar classical favorites along with fresh selections you may not have...

  • Join us for a longstanding IPR tradition -  Music by Request, Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., hosted by Gretchen Carr.  Each Saturday, take part in curating a playlist with your fellow Classical IPR listeners. 

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  • Interviews and IPR broadcasts of Traverse City's National Writers Series, founded by Interlochen alumnus and New York Times bestselling author Doug Stanton.

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  • Hear provocative voices and passionate discussion as Tom confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the surface and into the core of a subject,...

  • Tackling sticky issues with a frankness and transparency.

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  • Featuring timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the...

  • "Pittsburgh Symphony Radio" proudly brings one of the nation's top-ranking orchestras to classical music lovers nationwide. Host Jim Cunningham and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra captivate audiences with works from the standard repertoire as...

  • Follow a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

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  • Red Pine Radio is a group of community members who are learning to make their own radio stories. This community workshop is sponsored by Interlochen Public Radio. 

    If you're interested in learning more about Red Pine Radio,...

  • Acoustic instrumental, Celtic, meditative, neo-classical new age, vocal and a variety of solo instruments are all part of the mix. The one common thread that runs through all these genres on Repose is one of soothing beautiful music. I hope you...

  • Reveal is the Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program for public radio from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX.

  • Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia...

  • Let Us Tell You a Story. Every week, great actors from stage, screen and television bring incredible stories to life.

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