Programs A-Z

The "classics" on WVTF covers a huge swath of chronological and artistic territory, from the plainchant of the Middle Ages to the bluesy, frenetic big-city rhythms of Leonard Bernstein, to show tunes and movie scores.

Steve Brown and...

On All That Jazz, host/producer Charlie Perkinson draws from his many years  listening, loving, and playing jazz.

Each weekend, Charlie expands on the foundation of jazz by playing a greater variety of the genre that maintains a vital...

Back to the Blue Ridge is WVTF's locally produced two hour weekly program featuring traditional acoustic music of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Piedmont region.

From traditional to contemporary bluegrass and old-time music to blues,...

Hearts of Space grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music. Beginning in 1973, Hill hosted a weekly late-night radio program on KPFA-FM in the...

On Jazz Tonight, Charlie  Perkinson expands on the foundation of jazz by playing a greater variety of the genre that maintains a vital link to the mainstream of the music--improvisation, swing, a groove, and a feeling of the blues.

Now in its eighty-fourth year, the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 2014-2015 season of the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts will begin on...

The "classics" on WVTF covers a huge swath of chronological and artistic territory, from the plainchant of the Middle Ages to the bluesy, frenetic big-city rhythms of Leonard Bernstein, to show tunes and movie scores. Steve Brown, Cara Ellen...

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's first network radio program (with the organ, choir, and announcer sharing a single microphone) was transmitted on July 15, 1929. Today, after more than 80 years and over 4,100 broadcasts, 

The Beethoven Satellite Network is the all-classical service hosted by Peter Van De Graaff. Produced at WFMT's state-of-the-art broadcast studios in Chicago, radio outlets including WVTF air portions of the daily satellite feeds.

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Through sacred choral music and thoughtful commentary expressing the biblical themes that are the basis of Christian worship for each week in the church year, Sing for Joy prepares listeners for...

It's Big Band and "Swing" every Sunday evening at 8:00 on WVTF's Swingin' Sunday Night. Host Bill Thomas picks some real grooves to share with his legion of swing fans from our ample music library. It's swell!

One of public radio's most popular music programs is created in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands. When you  listen to The Thistle and Shamrock , you're there too.

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WVTF presents the classics as selected by our creative music director Steve Brown and played by our weekend hosts.  Preempted by the Metropolitan Opera during their season.