Schedule & Playlists

Playlist for Sunday, December 31, 2023

12:00 - 6:00 am

12:00 am

Praetorius, Michael: "Terpsichore" (1612)

Philip Pickett

L'Oiseau Lyre 414633-2

12:05 am

Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21

Dresden Philharmonic / Herbert Kegel, conductor

Laserlight 15947 (5)

12:30 am

Lilburn, Douglas: "A Musical Offering" (1941)

Dan Poynton,

Morrison Music Trust MMT-2054

12:54 am

Lilburn, Douglas: "Nine Short Pieces" (1965)

Dan Poynton,

Morrison Music Trust MMT-2054

1:00 am

Grieg, Edvard: "Stimmungen," Op. 73 Op 73

Gordon Langford

Michala Petri, recorder,r,

RCA 61881-2

1:02 am

Grieg, Edvard: Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 Op 35

Okko Kamu, conductor

Michala Petri, recorder,r,

RCA 61881-2

1:04 am

Vivaldi, Antonio: Recorder Concerto in F, R 442

Claudio Scimone, conductor

Michala Petri, recorder,r,

RCA 7885-2-RC

1:12 am

Sibelius, Jean: "Cinq Esquisses," Op. 114

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano,

Sony 88985408502

1:14 am

Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No. 1 in e, Op. 39

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Pietari Inkinen, conductor

Naxos 8.572305

1:54 am

Sibelius, Jean: "Cinq Esquisses," Op. 114

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano,

Sony 88985408502

2:00 am

Tchaikovsky, Peter: "Sleeping Beauty", Op. 66

Mikhail Pletnev, piano,p,

Virgin 91169-2

2:04 am

Prokofiev, Serge: "Romeo and Juliet" Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter

Suisse Romande Orchestra / Armin Jordan, conductor

Erato 45817-2

2:36 am

Prokofiev, Serge: "Juvenilia"

Frederic Chiu, piano,p,

Harmonia Mundi HMU-907191

2:38 am

Sáenz, Pedro: "Aquel Buenos Aires"

Mirian Conti,

Steinway & Sons 30010

2:46 am

Bragato, José: "Graciela y Buenos Aires"

Laura Metcalf, cello,

Sono Luminus DSL-92201

2:54 am

Ginastera, Alberto: "Estancía" (Ballet Suite, 1943)

London Sym Orch / Eugene Goossens

Everest EVC-9007

3:00 am

Liszt, Franz: Six Consolations (1849-50)

Tedd Joselson, piano,p,

Olympia OCD-350

3:05 am

Brahms, Johannes: Symphony no.3 in F, Op.90

Philharmonia Orchestra / Erich Leinsdorf, conductor

EMI/Ang CDM5-67021-2

3:40 am

Roussel, Albert: "Aria"

Eduard Brunner, clarinet,cl,

Calig CAL-50907

3:41 am

Liszt, Franz: Song, "Die Loreley"

Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone,br,

DG 463183-2

3:48 am

Liszt, Franz: "Die Loreley" (composer's piano arrangement of song)

Ian Hominick,p,

MSR Classics MS-1341

3:54 am

Poulenc, Francis: Song, "La reine de coeur"

Mischa Maisky, cello,vc,

DG 457657-2

4:00 am

Puccini, Giacomo: "Manon Lescaut" (1893)

Gothenburg Sym Orch / Neeme Järvi

DG 429494-2

4:05 am

Auber, Daniel-François: "Manon Lescaut"

Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra / Jean-Pierre Marty


EMI/Ang CMS7-63252-2 (2)

4:13 am

Massenet, Jules: Manon Ballet

Royal Opera House Orchestra / Richard Bonynge, conductor

London 414585-2 (2)

4:26 am

Auber, Daniel-François: "Manon Lescaut"

Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra / Jean-Pierre Marty


EMI/Ang CMS7-63252-2 (2)

4:28 am

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel: Violin Sonata in c, H 514 H 514

Adrian Butterfield, violin,v,

Atma ACD2-2313

4:55 am

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel: "Die Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu", Wq 240 Wq 240

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei,

Capriccio 10206/207 (2)

5:00 am

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Rondo in E-Flat, K. 371

Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood, conductor

Anthony Halstead, French horn,fh,

L'Oiseau Lyre 443216-2

5:05 am

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: String Divertimento in B-Flat, K. 137

Ensemble Wien

Sony SK-47672

5:15 am

Cruft, Adrian: Traditional Hornpipe Suite

Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland


5:17 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Oboe d'Amore Concerto in G after BWV 100, 170, 30

Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon, conductor

John Abberger, oboe d'amore,ob d',

Analekta AN2-9815

5:32 am

Schumann, Robert: Cello Concerto in a minor, Op. 129

Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam, conductor

John Storgårds, violin,v,

Ondine ODE-879-2

5:54 am

VAN DE VATE, Nancy: Twelve Pieces on One to Twelve Notes (1986)

Ruth Spindler,p,

VMM 2003

6:00 am

6:00 am

With Heart and Voice

"Christmastide." Joyous music of the season continues as host Peter DuBois shares choral and organ favorites, both old and new, even as we look forward to the New Year!

7:00 am - 12:00 pm

7:01 am

Edvard Grieg: "Peer Gynt," Op. 23

No. 13, "Morning Mood"

Gothenburg Sym Orch/Neeme Järvi
Grieg: Peer Gynt / Sigurd Jorsalfar (Complete Recordings) / Barbara Bonney/Neeme Järvi

DG 423079-2 (2)

7:05 am

Traditional American: "Bright Morning Stars"

St. Charles Singers/Jeffrey Hunt
American Reflections

MSR Classics MS-1660

7:10 am

Justin Holland: "Sweet Memories of Thee"

Kevin Cooper, g
American Originals: A New World, A New Canon

Acis APL-20445

7:17 am

Gustav Holst: "The Planets," Op. 32

"Venus, the Bringer of Peace"

BBC Sym Orch/Andrew Davis
Holst: The Planets

Teldec 89087-2

7:27 am

William Walton: Carol, "All This Time"

Christ Church Cathedral Cho/Stephen Darlington
Make We Joy (Christmas Music By Holst And Walton)

Nimbus NI-5098

7:30 am

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D, "Clock"

Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch/Ádám Fischer
Haydn: Symphonies 93-104

Nimbus NI-5200/04 (5)

8:01 am

Gabriel Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48

"In Paradisum"

Leipzig Radio Cho, Dresden Staatskapelle/Colin Davis
Fauré: Requiem

Philips 412743-2

8:06 am

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in E, D 157, "Unfinished"

Arcadi Volodos, p
Schubert: Solo Piano Works / Arcadi Volodos

Sony SK-89647

8:26 am

Traditional Scottish: "Auld Lang Syne"

Razumovsky Sym Orch/Peter Breiner
Holidays with WFMT

Naxos/WFMT (Xmas 2021)

8:30 am

Léo Delibes: "Coppélia"

Hungarian Dance & Act I Finale

Lyon Opera Orch/Kent Nagano
Delibes: Coppélia (Highlights)

Erato 96368-2

8:39 am

Doreen Carwithen: Concerto for Piano and Strings

I. "Allegro assai"

Howard Shelley, p; London Sym Orch/Richard Hickox
Carwithen: Orchestral Works

Chandos CHAN-9524

8:52 am

Claire Cowan: "Hansel and Gretel"

Finale, "Celebrations"

New Zealand Sym Orch/Hamish McKeich
Royal New Zealand Ballet * Hansel and Gretel * Music by Claire Cowan

(Claire Cowan) (2020)

9:01 am

Pietro Denis: Mandolin Sonata No. 3

Duo Gervasio
Classical Mandolin and Guitar

CPO 999291-2

9:11 am

Loyset Compère: "Mes pensées ne me lessent une heure"

Orlando Consort
Loyset Compère: Magnificat, motets & chansons

Hyperion CDA-68069

9:24 am

François Couperin: "Le Tic-Toc-Choc"

Elizabeth Hainen, h
Home: Works for Solo Harp

Avie AV-2378

9:27 am

George Frideric Handel: "Music for the Royal Fireworks"


Canadian Brass
Fireworks! Baroque Brass Favorites

RCA 68257-2

9:38 am

Franz Joseph Haydn: "The Creation"

Representation of Chaos

Freiburg Baroque Orch/René Jacobs
Joseph Haydn: Die Schöpfung - The Creation / René Jacobs

Harmonia Mundi HMC-992039.40 (2)

9:45 am

Felix Mendelssohn: Cantata, "Vom Himmel hoch"

Soloists; Dresden Kreuzchor, Dresden Phil/Martin Flämig
Saint-Saens: Christmas Oratorio; Mendelssohn: Vom Himmel hoch

Capriccio 10216

10:01 am

Johannes Brahms: "Neue Liebeslieder" Waltzes, Op 65

#15, "Nun, ihr Musen, genug!"

Robert Shaw Festival Singers/Robert Shaw; Norman Mackenzie & John Wustman, p's
Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes

Telarc CD-80326

10:06 am

Alexander Scriabin: Waltz in A-Flat, Op. 38

Chicago Pro Musica
The Medinah Sessions

Reference RR-2102 (2)

10:12 am

Adolf (Andrei) Schulz-Evler: Arabesques on Strauss's "Blue Danube"

Marc-André Hamelin, p
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano

Isba ISB-CD-5016

10:25 am

Traditional Chinese: "Gong Xi Fa Cai (Happy New Year)"

Brandon Cheng, vc
Introductions: An Introductions Christmas (December 25, 2021)


10:25 am

Traditional English: "The old year now away has fled (A New Year's Gift) (Greensleeves)"

Custer LaRue, s; Baltimore Consort
Bright Day Star

Dorian DOR-90198

10:29 am

Prudence Houston: To all the good children, a happy New Year

Indiana U Children's Chamber Cho, Pro Arte Singers/Paul Hillier
Traditional And Modern Carols

Harmonia Mundi HMU-907233

10:32 am

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F

Tokyo String Quartet
Tokyo String Quartet * Impressions

RCA 62552-2

11:01 am

Carl Orff: "Carmina Burana"

"O, Fortuna"

Atlanta Sym Cho & Orch/Robert Shaw
The Power & The Majesty - Essential Choral Classics

Telarc CD-80397

11:06 am

Traditional Irish: "Banish Misfortune"

Ronn McFarlane, l
Between Two Hearts

Dorian DOR-90225

11:08 am

Jan van Gilse: String Quartet (unfinished)

Ebony Quartet
Jan van Gilse: Nonet, String Quartet, Trio

NM Classics 92056

11:19 am

Karl Jenkins: "The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace"

XII. Benedictus

Guy Johnston, vc; National Youth Choir of Great Britain; London Phil Orch/Karl Jenkins
Karl Jenkins - The Armed Man

Decca 4817826

11:27 am

Peter Boyer: "Celebration Overture"

London Phil Orch/Peter Boyer
Boyer: Symphony No. 1, Silver Fanfare, Festivities, Three Olympians, Celebration Overture

Naxos 8.559769

11:34 am

Johann Strauss II: "Champagne Polka," Op. 211

Vienna Phil/Daniel Barenboim
2022 New Year's Concert

Sony 19439962512

11:38 am

Traditional African-American: Spiritual, "My Lord, What a Morning'"

Seraphic Fire/Patrick Dupré Quigley
Steal Away: The African American Concert Spiritual

Seraphic Fire Media Steal Away

11:42 am

Craig Hella Johnson: "The Song That I Came to Sing"

Douglas Harvey, vc; Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson
The Singing Guitar

Delos DE-3595

11:46 am

John Rosamond Johnson: "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

Orbert Davis, flugelhorn
DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis (Original Soundtrack)

3Sixteen CD-31605

11:48 am

Omar Thomas: "Of Our New Day Begun"

Western Kentucky U Wind Ensemble/Gary Schallert
Of Our New Day Begun

Mark Records 52287-MCD

12:00 - 5:00 pm

12:00 pm

Frederick Delius: "Sleigh Ride"

Royal Phil Orch/Thomas Beecham
Beecham Conducts Delius

EMI CDS7-47509-8 (2)

12:00 pm

Hosted by Jan Weller.

12:05 pm

Leroy Anderson: "Sleigh Ride"

St. Louis Sym Orch/Leonard Slatkin
Leroy Anderson Favorites

RCA 68048-2

12:10 pm

Franz Schubert: Impromptu in A-Flat, D 899, No. 4

Gerardo Teissonnière, p
Schubert: The Complete Impromptus

Steinway & Sons 30220

12:20 pm

William Dawson: "Negro Folk Symphony"

III. Finale, "O, Le' Me Shine, Shine like a Morning Star!"

Detroit Sym Orch/Neeme Järvi
Still, Dawson, Ellington: Orchestral Works

Chandos CHAN-9226

12:28 pm

Yolanda Kondonassis: Short Fantasy on a Neapolitan Carol

Yolanda Kondonassis, h
Dream Season: The Christmas Harp

Telarc CD-80446

12:30 pm

Traditional: "Veni, veni, Emmanuel (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel)"

Yolanda Kondonassis, h
Dream Season: The Christmas Harp

Telarc CD-80446

12:32 pm

Traditional English: Carol, "Masters in This Hall"

Yolanda Kondonassis, h
Dream Season: The Christmas Harp

Telarc CD-80446

12:34 pm

Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio in G, H XV:25

Arden Trio
Haydn: Piano Trios

Canal Grande CG-9108

12:51 pm

Douglas Lilburn: "Aotearoa" Overture

New Zealand Sym Orch/James Judd
Lilburn Orchestral Works

Naxos 8.557697

1:01 pm

Alberto Ginastera: "Estancia," Op. 8

Ballet Suite (Four Dances)

Simón Bolívar Youth Orch/Gustavo Dudamel
Fiesta * Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela * Gustavo Dudamel

DG B0011340-02

1:15 pm

Gian Carlo Menotti: Trio for violin, clarinet and piano

II. "Romanza"

Lakeshore Rush
Moving Parts

Albany TROY-1896

1:20 pm

Max Bruch: Eight Pieces, Op. 83

No. 3 in C-sharp minor, "Andante con moto"

Lakeshore Rush
Moving Parts

Albany TROY-1896

1:26 pm

Gustav Holst: "In the Bleak Midwinter"

Burning River Brass
Twas the Night Before Christmas

Azica ACD-71319

1:30 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

"Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"

Burning River Brass
Twas the Night Before Christmas

Azica ACD-71319

1:33 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

#12a, Chocolate (Spanish Dance)

Burning River Brass
Twas the Night Before Christmas

Azica ACD-71319

1:36 pm

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93

Finale, "Allegro vivace"

Berlin Phil/Claudio Abbado
Beethoven: 9 Symphonies

DG 469000-2 (5)

1:45 pm

Franz Waxman: "Auld Lang Syne" Variations

Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer / Kremerata Baltica - Happy Birthday

Nonesuch 79657-2

2:01 pm

Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto in D minor

Paris Chamber Orch/Thomas Zehetmair, v
Robert Schumann

ECM 2396

2:35 pm

Lili Boulanger: Nocturne

Alexander Hersh, vc; Marta Aznavoorian, p

Alexander Hersh [Absinthe]

2:38 pm

Leoš Janáček: Presto for cello and piano

Alexander Hersh, vc; Drew Petersen, p

Alexander Hersh [Absinthe]

2:40 pm

Traditional English: Carol, "I Saw Three Ships"

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw
Songs of Angels - Christmas Hymns & Carols

Telarc CD-80377

2:42 pm

Traditional English: "The Holly and the Ivy"

Frank Timmerman, t; Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw
Songs of Angels - Christmas Hymns & Carols

Telarc CD-80377

2:44 pm

Traditional Spanish: Carol, "Hacia Belén va un borrico"

Victor Ledbetter, br; Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw
Songs of Angels - Christmas Hymns & Carols

Telarc CD-80377

2:48 pm

Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue in D


The Baroque Chamber Orch/Ettore Stratta
The Bells of St. Genevieve and Other Baroque Delights

RCA 61002-2

2:53 pm

Sergei Prokofiev: "War and Peace," Op. 91

"New Year's Eve Ball" (in Waltz Suite, Op. 110)

Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6 · Waltz Suite / Neeme Järvi

Chandos CHAN-8359

3:00 pm

Gaetano Donizetti: "Don Pasquale"


Santa Cecilia Orch/Myung-Whun Chung
Italian Overtures

DG 471566-2

3:09 pm

Gregor Josef Werner: Christmas Pastorella in G

English Chamber Orch/Simon Preston, o
Christmas Concertos

Novalis 150133-2 (2)

3:14 pm

Pavel Josef Vejvanovský: "Sonata Natalis" in C

English Chamber Orch/Simon Preston
Christmas Concertos

Novalis 150133-2 (2)

3:20 pm

Bach-Gounod: "Ave Maria"

Eaken Piano Trio
I'll Be Home for the Holidays

Naxos 8.554714

3:28 pm

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor, "Farewell"

Finale, "Presto; Adagio"

English Concert/Trevor Pinnock
Haydn: Symphonies 45, 47, and 50

Archiv 429757-2

3:37 pm

Joachim Raff: "La Fileuse (The Spinner)," Op. 157, No. 2

Claudette Sorel, p
Claudette Sorel Rediscovered

Sorel Classics SCCD-018

3:40 pm

Moritz Moszkowski: "Étincelles," Op. 36, No. 6

Claudette Sorel, p
Claudette Sorel Rediscovered

Sorel Classics SCCD-018

3:43 pm

Joan Tower: "Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman" No. 1

St. Louis Sym Orch/Leonard Slatkin
The American Album

RCA 60778-2-RC

3:46 pm

Gerald Finzi: "New Year Music" (Nocturne), Op. 7

Northern Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
Moeran, Finzi: Serenade in G, Sinfonietta, The Fall of the Leaf, Nocturne / Richard Hickox

EMI CDC7-49912-2

4:01 pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Quintet in E-Flat, K. 407

Felix Klieser, hn; Zemlinsky Quartet
Mozart & Haydn For Horn & String Quartet

Berlin Classics 0302346-BC

4:19 pm

Franz Schubert: Impromptu in A-Flat, D 935, No. 2

Gerardo Teissonnière, p
Schubert: The Complete Impromptus

Steinway & Sons 30220

4:28 pm

Eugène Gigout: Toccata in B minor

Christopher Herrick, o
Northern Lights

Hyperion CDA-68376

4:32 pm

Strayhorn-Ellington-Mercer: "Satin Doll"

Boston Pops Orch/John Williams
John Williams Conductor

Sony 41779-2 (20)

4:36 pm

Camille Saint-Saëns: "Samson and Delilah," Op. 47


Pittsburgh Sym Orch/Lorin Maazel
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 "Organ", Danse Macabre, Phaéton, Danse Bacchanale

Sony SK-53979

4:45 pm

Jacques Ibert: "Bacchanale"

City of Birmingham Sym Orch/Louis Frémaux
Ibert: Divertissement, Symphonie marine, Bacchanale, Louisville concerto, Bostoniana

EMI CDC7-49261-2

4:54 pm

Anonymous Norwegian: "Ingen vinner frem til den evige ro"

Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough

Decca 4854635

4:57 pm

Robert Schumann: "Album for the Young," Op. 68

No. 43, "New Year's Eve (Sylvesterlied)"

Luba Edlina, p
Schumann: Complete Solo Piano Works

Brilliant Classics 94008 (13)

5:00 - 8:00 pm

5:00 pm

Evenings with Kerry Frumkin

Including "Kwanzaa Stories" with LaRob K. Rafael at 6:00pm.

5:01 pm

Antonín Dvořák: String Quintet No. 3 in E-Flat, Op. 97, "American"

Takács Quartet; Lawrence Power, vi
Dvořák: String Quartet & String Quintet

Hyperion CDA-68142

5:35 pm

Henry Thacker Burleigh: "From the Southland"

Jeni Slotchiver, p
American Heritage

Zoho ZM-202008

6:00 pm

Kwanzaa Stories with LaRob K. Rafael

6:02 pm

Will Liverman: "A Golden Day"

Lauren Snouffer, s; Will LIverman, p
The Dunbar/Moore Sessions, Vol. 1

Lexicon [The Dunbar/Moore Sessions, Vol. 1]

6:07 pm

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40

Yuja Wang, p; Los Angeles Phil/Gustavo Dudamel
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos, Paganini Rhapsody

DG 4864759

6:32 pm

Sergei Rachmaninoff: "Vespers (All-Night Vigil)," Op. 37

"Bogoroditse Devo"

Atlanta Sym Cho/Robert Shaw
Choral Masterpieces

Telarc CD-80119

6:37 pm

Shawn E. Okpebholo: "city beautiful"

Lincoln Trio
Trios from Contemporary Chicago

Cedille CDR-90000211

7:00 pm

Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Daniel Hope, v; Royal Stockholm Phil/Sakari Oramo
Daniel Hope * The Romantic Violinist * A Celebration of Joseph Joachim

DG B0015312-02

7:26 pm

Hélène de Montgeroult: Piano Sonata No. 9 in F-sharp minor, Op. 5, No. 3

Sarah Cahill, p
The Future is Female, Vol. 3 At Play

First Hand FHR-133

7:48 pm

Samuel Barber: "Mélodies passagères," Op. 27

Eric Ferring, t; Madeline Slettedahl, p
We Have Tomorrow

Delos DE-3593

8:00 - 10:00 pm

8:00 pm

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts.

Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104; Andrei Ioniță, cello; Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88; Herbert Blomstedt, conductor.

10:00 pm - 12:00 am

10:00 pm

New Year’s Eve with WFMT

Whether you’re out and about or relaxing at home, ring in the new year with the voices you know and love. Dennis, Lisa, Candice, Kerry, LaRob, Kristina, Robbie and others share some of their favorite music and offer an entertaining soundtrack to keep you in good company for the last two hours of 2023.