Programs

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KMFA Programs
Ancient voices

Ancient Voices

A one-hour showcase of early music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque.

Choral classics

Choral Classics

An exploration of the rich tradition of choral music from the earliest chant to the most recent releases.

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Classical Austin

A weekly interview and music show, with host, Dianne Donovan, that highlights upcoming events and artists of the classical music scene in Austin/Central Texas

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Classical Guitar Alive

The only nationally syndicated guitar radio program in the U.S. is produced right here at KMFA.

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Coffee Break

Every Monday morning at 10 a.m., KMFA plays the "caffeinated classics" that lift your spirits and energize your day.

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Film Score Focus

This one-hour program is a weekly journey into the realm of music written for movies.

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From the Butler School

From the Butler School presents the best performances from student musicians in the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas - Austin.

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Holiday Specials

Celebrate with this classical music "comfort food" for your ears.

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Each music-filled episode spotlights an iconic performer or personality who has defined classic American musical theater.

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Kids Recording Kids

KMFA's annual summer camp for kids teaches interview, recording, and digital sound editing skills.

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KMFA by Request

Each weekday from 6-7 p.m., we play an hour of music requested by our listeners.

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Listen Local

Listen Local is a series of locally-produced radio broadcasts of Austin's finest classical music performances to bring local performances to larger audiences.

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Night Music

This two hour program of music eases you from the day into the evening.

Pianforte

Pianoforte

Pipworks

PipeWorks

Host Chris Teel explores music written for the pipe organ.

Reverie

Reverie

An eclectic and dreamy mix of classical selections that is back from midnight – 2 a.m

Staccato

Staccato

Quick notes dotting the classical music landscape

Workbench

Workbench

Workbench is a classical music sandbox

National Programs
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Chicago Symphony

The two-hour Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts include dynamic and innovative commentary, which takes the listener behind the scenes and into the music.

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Composer's Datebook

Composers Datebook is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present.

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Concierto

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

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From the Top

From the Top celebrates the amazing performances and captivating stories of extraordinary young classical musicians.

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Metropolitan Opera

The 84th season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts.

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Performance Today

APM's Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program and a winner of the 2014 Gabriel Award for artistic achievement.

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico through the sounds of thirteen new one-hour radio concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

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Spoleto Chamber Music

For over 30 years this 13-week series of 1-hour concerts has showcased world-class musicians from the Spoleto Festival USA.

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Sunday Baroque

Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.

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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, hosted by Elliott Forrest, features live recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world.

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The New York Philharmonic This Week