Programs A-Z

Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary

Every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."  WMUK rebroadcasts the weekend's show on...

Acoustic Café is two hours of contemporary acoustic music produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart in Ann Arbor.  Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today's...

Acoustic Café is two hours of contemporary acoustic music produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart in Ann Arbor.  Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today's...

Kalamazoo's radio drama company presents original and classic scripts in the style of the Golden Age of radio broadcasting.

Due to agreements with creative artists, some All Ears Theatre broadcasts are available only on 102.1 FM (they...

In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

Alma Latina has served Spanish-speaking listeners in southwest Michigan with music and community information for decades.  Produced by Martin Klemm in the WMUK studios, the show is hosted by Miguel (Mike) Ramirez.

American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music.  The program also presents documentary features and artist...

WMUK's locally produced arts and culture show. Three times a week we bring you stories from happenings in Southwest Michigan.

Taking a trip around the world five nights a week. For more than 35 years, using the simplest of tools - the telephone - this current affairs program has explored the heart of a story, whether it's happening in the streets of Belgrade, the...

BackStory is a public radio program & podcast that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today. On each show, renowned U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and...

Examining the big issues facing the global economy, Business Daily demystifies the world of money.

From giant industries like aviation and automotive, to the smallest scale start-up, Business Daily asks the big questions about free...

Insights into the business world from the BBC World Service with Peter Day.

Often acknowledged as the largest news-gathering organization in the world, the BBC World Service supports correspondents and gathers stories around the world.  WMUK dips into this...

The first news of the day with Dan Damon and the BBC World Service.

Listen in to some great material as Tom and Ray "solve" classic car problems in their own special style.

Cara Lieurance presents classical music as a living art form.  Often joined in the studio by musicians and composers who are performing in southwest Michigan, Cara also features new recordings from the WMUK record library.

Hailed as one of the best orchestras in the world, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra provides weekly concert broadcasts from Symphony Center in Chicago - hosted by Lisa Simeone.

A nationally syndicated classical music service, Classical 24 provides great music throughout the week.  Hosts include Julie Amacher, Scott Bankenship, Bob Christiansen, Jeff Esworthy, Ward Jacobson, Valerie Kahler, Mindy Ratner, Elena See and...

Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English.  The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English.  The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

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Echoes creates a modern soundscape of music that draws from a multitude of cultures, traditions and genres. Hosted by music journalist John Diliberto, this daily two-hour series of evocative, ground-breaking...

Presenting five high-caliber performances each hour, along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. From the Top is taped before live audiences in concert halls from Boston to...

The Gilmore Artist Award is given every four years to "an international pianist of any age and nationality following a rigorous and confidential selection process." It comes with $300,000 and is considered one of the preeminent awards in...

Grassroots is two hours of acoustic music chosen and presented by Mark Sahlgren and Darcy Wilkin.  Centered on Bluegrass and traditional American songs, Grassroots also explores the work of contemporary singer/songwriters and instrumentalists.<...

Here & Now offers a distinctive mix of hard news and rich conversation featuring interesting players from across the spectrum of arts and culture, business, technology, science and politics...

Jack Perlstein presents an engaging mix of classical music favorites midday throughout the week.

For twenty five years, Jazz at Lincoln Center has been a showcase for the art and soul of jazz -- through music, words, and spectacular live performances.

Keith Hall hosts an hour of jazz from the campus of Western Michigan University.

NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Andy Bey, Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner and Michele Rosewoman perform their favorite holiday songs

Legendary Jazz expert Bob Parlocha presents mainstream Jazz to keep WMUK listeners company overnight.

Each week on JazzSet, host Dee Dee Bridgewater shares exclusive live performances captured by NPR, WBGO and others.

Cara Lieurance presents "music of the moment in west Michigan."  This is your chance to hear music recorded in our area and to hear about the musicians who perform for us - either as guests or residents.

Contact Cara through e-mail at: ...

Hershey Felder, critically acclaimed master entertainer and virtuoso pianist brings one of America’s greatest musical legends to life in Maestro Bernstein. Conductor, composer, pianist,...

Every weekday, providing an in-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets.

Live broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera in New York City feature the finest voices from around the world.

WMUK will air Metropolitan Opera broadcasts...

Millennium of Music brings you wonderful pieces written in the millennium before the career of J.S. Bach.  The program regularly features recent recordings and performances from music festivals in...

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition.  Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and...

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year's Day 2014.  The orchestra has invited Daniel Barenboim to welcome 2014 by conducting the annual  New Year's year's concert, honoring his 25 years of musical...

Live coverage from the Washington Mall including remarks by President Obama.

Featuring timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the...

Celebrating more than twenty-five years on the air, Pipedreams is the only weekly radio program that explores the full range of the art and potential of the pipe organ.

Over the years, an impressive array of gifted performers have made their way through the CBC's Studio Q. Collectively, they've created a music collection so good that we just can't keep it to ourselves. We've curated our favourite and most...

Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC" is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who...

A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.  The TED Radio Hour is based on the riveting TED Talks from the world's most remarkable...

A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.  Based on riveting TED Talks from the world's most remarkable minds.

 

For more than 30 years, The Diane Rehm Show has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times. Each week, listeners...

From 1919, a story by Japanese master storyteller Ryunosuke Akutagawa entitled “Green Onions”, in which the author converses with the reader as he describes a young waitress going out on her first date and discovering what is really the most...

A boy in Northern Michigan spends his time hanging out in an abandoned bus, looking for patterns in the stars and trying to understand his past. Mark Tomlonson reads this disturbing character study of “Timothy”  in author Ander Monson’s story ...

WMUK's Cara Lieurance and volunteer host Dave Marlatt serve up traditional music from Ireland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.  Their collection of tunes goes back to immigrant recordings of the early 20th Century and spans...

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