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Tosca | Metropolitan Opera

Jan 21, 2018
Set model for new production Tosca
Courtesy / Metropolitan Opera Technical Department

Sat., Jan. 27 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | This new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna.

February Episodes | MSU in Concert

Jan 19, 2018
orchestra
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Fridays at 3pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | This February, enjoy a weekly hour of classical concerts from Michigan State University hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf!

Amanpour on PBS | New!

Jan 17, 2018
Christiane Amanpour headshot.
Courtesy of CNN International / PBS

Monday through Thursday at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Featuring conversations about important global issues.

Victoria | Season 2 | Masterpiece

Jan 17, 2018
Shown from left to right: JENNA COLEMAN as Victoria and TOM HUGHES as Albert.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell / PBS

Sundays at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The series stars Jenna Coleman as the young queen, wife, and mother in an all-new season of Victoria.

Thaïs | Metropolitan Opera

Jan 14, 2018

Sat., Jan. 20 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Ailyn Pérez is the alluring courtesan and Gerald Finley is the holy man who tries to resist her powers of seduction in Massenet’s tale of sensuality versus spirituality. Emmanuel Villaume conducts.

Scene on set from Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci."
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Jan. 13 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Roberto Alagna takes on the leading tenor roles in both parts of opera’s most popular double bill.

Hansel and Gretel | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 31, 2017
Scene on set from Hansel and Gretel
Cory Weaver / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Jan. 6 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | A Met English-language holiday presentation, Richard Jones’s clever production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera is based on the Brothers Grimm story. 

Portrait: Hugh Bonneville
Courtesy of © Roman Zach-Kiesling/ORF / PBS

Mon., Jan. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Ring in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti and host Hugh Bonneville!

orchestra
Courtesy of Chris Lee / PBS

Sun., Dec. 31 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This New Year’s Eve, Live From Lincoln Center rings in 2018 with a celebration of the legendary Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of his centennial year. 

Le Nozze di Figaro | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 20, 2017
Scene on set from Le Nozze di Figaro
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Dec. 23 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Mozart’s comic yet profound look at human nature and one crazy day in a wealthy Spanish household.

January Episodes | MSU in Concert

Dec 15, 2017
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Fridays at 3pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | This January, enjoy a weekly hour of classical concerts from Michigan State University hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf!

New York Philharmonic being conducted by Alan Gilbert
Courtesy of Chris Lee / PBS

New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony come to WKAR with new programs on 90.5 FM!

Victoria and Albert sitting in a chair.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Victoria Season Two Passport Binge!

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
Courtesy of Bridgeman Images / PBS

Sun., Jan. 28, 10pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | William Cecil, Elizabeth I's spy master, discovers a conspiracy to assassinate the Queen.

We'll Meet Again | Premiere

Dec 15, 2017
Ann Curry portrait
Courtesy of ©photo by David Turnley / PBS

Tues., Jan. 23, 8pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Ann Curry to witness dramatic reunions between people separated during WWII.

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