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America’s Music Festivals launched this new radio series in 2011 with performances from mostly western festivals.
Now the series returns with 26 all-new programs. From the sandy shores of Cape Cod to the sylvan lakesides of Michigan,...

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.    American Routes.

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Named for the classical god of music and the sun, Apollo’s Fire was founded in 1992 by the award- winning young harpsichordist and conductor Jeannette Sorrell. Sorrell envisioned an ensemble dedicated to the baroque ideal that music should...

Exploring universal truths common to all creative expression. We hope you’ll find useful tools and information to help you explore your creative process, whether it be music, writing, visual arts, or just living your life as a work of art. We...

A one hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United States...

Blue Shadows is Nothin' But The Blues with John Ellis. A show for the Blues lover, John Ellis brings you three full hours of great Blues from old school delta...

An emotionally-charged, heart-rending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show. We’re all over the bluegrassical map, boldly covering such hot topics as broken things in Bluegrassland, gospel train songs, and “ain’t” tunes.   

Each week host Steve Cushing takes you back through time, when radio was young, and the Blues were heard throughout the nation. You'll hear many artists that you’re familiar with but also many who may have slipped by in the passing years. Many...

So Much Music - So Little Time

The Caravan is a Weekly program featuring a diverse selection of music and hosted by Bill Beckett. Each week you'll hear selections from across the globe in a mosaic designed to carry you along effortlessly...

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

Classical Guitar Alive! enthusiastically promotes classical guitar-related music, performers and composers from many nationalities and cultures while integrating the work of American composers and performers.

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Tune in Monday through Thursday nights, from 9:00 p.m to midnight, for the best in Jazz with host Wally Derleth. He takes you through the jazz age from Big Band and Swing to Mainstream and Contemporary Jazz.

Fiesta! is a new, original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to your listeners. The acclaimed composer, musician, performer, and professor Elbio...

A weekly radio program showcasing the best of Broadway and Hollywood – songs from the turn of the 20th century to today.

Presenting five high-caliber performances each hour, along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. Now in its twelfth year on air, From the Top is taped before live audiences in...

 

A mix of ambient, electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music; recognized as the original, most widely heard, premiere showcase for "contemplative music, broadly defined."

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of holiday special for the season beginning the day before Thanksgiving. Programs for Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, &  New Years which celebrate our diverse culture through the sacred and...

     Red River Radio is pleased to continue its American Opera series with six new productions from the 2013-14 LA Opera season. In just a quarter-century of existence, LA Opera has become, under the leadership of The Eli and Edythe Broad’s...

Each week, host Kermit Poling brings you recent performances by one of our popular symphony orchestras. These broadcasts have become a popular part of our broadcast schedule. Tune in and see why!  

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The Lyric Opera of Chicago broadcasts returns to Red River Radio following the end of the Metropolitan Opera season with eight new productions! Since its early days, Lyric Opera of Chicago has been regarded as...

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical program in radio history. This 84th season kicks off on December 6, 2014, with Rossini's IL Barbiere De Siviglia. The...

Celebrating its 30th season in 2013,  Mountain Stage w/ Larry Groce 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...

The Mozart Festival series of radio programs is comprehensive coverage of one of the world’s most spectacular music events. Location-recorded in Mozart’s hometown of Salzburg, Austria, The Mozart Festival includes performances by some of the...

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Verdi's Requiem - a recording from 1965

Maestro John Shenaut was the founding Music Director of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, conducting the first concert at Byrd High School Auditorium on November 9, 1948. He led the orchestra for...

An internationally syndicated weekly radio show highlighting the unique music, food, festivals, and culture of the Crescent City. 

The Newport Jazz Festival, The First American Jazz Festival, was founded in 1954, and has been host to numerous legendary performances by iconic historic figures and contemporary geniuses. Historic moments since its inception include...

Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program, with more than 1.3 million weekly listeners on more than 260 stations around the country.

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Rhythm Gumbo with John Ellis: An exciting mix of high energy music from across the musical spectrum featuring Blues, Jazz, R &B, Rock and...

From Red River Radio & NPR Music, our new On-Line Digital Music source for live concerts: Classical, Jazz, and Alternative, plus First Listen and the Tiny Desk Concerts, Song of The Day and All Songs Considered. Music for everyone's taste,...

Red River Radio welcomes you to a one-of-a kind radio documentary showcasing the piano music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky, as recorded in live performances by Alexander Toradze and members of the Toradze Piano Studio. Kerry...

A leader among international opera companies for nine decades, San Francisco Opera was founded by Gaetano Merola (1881–1953) and incorporated in 1923. The Company's first performance took place on September 26, 1923 in the City's Civic...

The Savannah Music Festival is dedicated to presenting a world-class celebration of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth, and unite artists and audiences in...

Each summer, with blankets and picnic baskets in hand, millions of Americans enjoy classical music in the casual setting of music festivals. Summer Stages takes its listeners on the road every week to summer music venues in the southeast. The...

Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concertos, George...

The Cleveland Orchestra has long been recognized as one of the finest ensemble in the world and boasts a long and stellar history or concerts, recordings, and collaborations over the past 90+ years. In 2018 the orchestra will celebrate 100...

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...

Step into the heart of an ancient music tradition, and follow the pulse towards new global music: irresistible, passionate, fascinating.

So, what is a Tiny Desk Concert? It is a short concert streams from some of today's cutting edge artists recorded in the studio with stripped down technology. It is close up an intimate music making streamed on line from Red River Radio and NPR...

 

Sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with occasional surprises from the non-western tradition.

A weekly, one-hour radio series with an eclectic mix of the best music of female artists from around the world. Women in Music.

The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country. 

Each year, Red River Radio hosts a competition for young musicians (18 and under) throughout our listening region.   These young people submit recordings to be judged by a panel of distinguished professional musicians.   The winners chosen are...