WCNY

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Central New York’s only classical music station Classic FM HD radio provides listeners with live, locally hosted classical music programs. The station also features concerts from around the world six nights per week, opera from the Metropolitan Opera and other companies on Saturdays, archival programs of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and specialty programs including Broadway, Italian-American music, jazz and bluegrass.

Classic FM is available on 91.3 in Syracuse, 89.5 in Utica/Rome and 90.9 in Watertown, the North Country and the Kingston area and in streaming audio. Click here to visit the Classic FM page, which includes the Classic FM playlist.

You can find the Classic FM Top 40 Listener Favorites here.

Series

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69 Pieces

Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour 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 in Syracuse, NY is your host, and every week showcases some of these remarkable women.

  • From: WCNY
  • Updated: Sep 05, 2019

Latest Pieces

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Winter has arrived here in the north country. So grab some cocoa or a hot toddy, settle in by the fire, and take a listen to some winter music fro...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Time to add another block to our Patchwork Quilt. There's no special theme this week. Just great music written and performed by women.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week pairs women's poetry with musical works that echo those poetic ideas. It's a beautiful pairing of these two art forms.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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A decade ago, a female conductor was a real anomaly. Nowadays we are seeing more and more women taking up the baton, and being lauded for their sk...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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“Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.” - Debussy Composers paint their world ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
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Music from all-female ensembles, from around the world.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Look at an orchestra - you'll see quite a few women in the string and woodwind sections. But not many brass players. This week, Bold and Brassy w...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Being a woman in the classical music world is challenging. Being a woman of color is even moreso. On this episode, inspiring performers of color.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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It's been said that there is magic in music, and this week it's music inspired by the magic in the world around us.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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It's been said that the strings of the violin, viola, and cello, are closest to the sound of the human voice. This week, music from women who can ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:30