Afternoon Classics (WPR)
Chris Thile steps to the mic as the new host of the live public radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media. Twitter: @prairie_home
Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program.
Guided by your host Fiona Ritchie, step into the heart of an ancient tradition of reels, jigs, ballads, and laments. Then follow the pulse towards new music: an exuberant blend of irresistible rhythms, emotional voices, and fascinating instruments.
The music is likely to include a mix from solo piano to large orchestra and lots in between. Occasionally you'll hear an early Renaissance harp piece or works with a more contemporary sound from many parts of the world. You'll hear old favorites; or...
All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday for two-hour, hosts Audie Cornish, Kelly McEvers, Ari Shapiro, and Robert Siegel present the program's trademark mix of the biggest...
Modules of classical music. Peter Van de Graff draws music selections from all eras, but focuses on works from Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras.
Fleming combines his interests in the classics with his interest in discussing the arts.
While many people bemoan jazz's shrinking audience, one jazz radio program's ubiquity practically rivals that of 'I Love Lucy' reruns - at any given moment, someone, somewhere is listening to "Jazz with Bob Parlocha".
Up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. That unique mix of news and culture has made this enduring program a national favorite.
The eloquent and good-humored Michael Barone spotlights extraordinary instruments and performers playing awe-inspiring music as a part of Pipedreams.
Each week, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band salutes jazz pioneers in live performances and fascinating stories that bring to life remarkable moments in the history of jazz.
Simply Folk brings concerts recorded in Wisconsin songs for the season...the music and dance of people the world over..
Ira Glass combines documentary journalism with other kinds of storytelling: radio monologues, found tapes, short fiction and interviews. Sidestepping sensationalism, Ira and his staff serve up narrative epics that pinpoint, in the tradition of Studs...
Just because it's the weekend doesn't mean you can't keep up with current affairs. Relax with a mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features.
From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio®'s Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host. He interviews...
Covers newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicians, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events.