Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude – 
Nov. 27 – 10am

With music and stories for Thanksgiving, host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday. New for 2014, two great poets join us at the table. We remember Dr. Maya Angelou, and she shares her Thankgiving blessing and memories. Nikki Giovanni reads food poems from her new book, and recalls the Thanksgiving she got kicked out of college! Also, Simple Gifts from Copland, a Simple Song from Bernstein, and lots of music about fall, food, and gratitude. For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words

Thanksgiving with Cantus – Nov. 27 – Noon 

Described by the Washington Post as “a boatload of talent,” Cantus bring their distinguished voices to a national audience for a vocal celebration of gratitude on Thanksgiving Day.

Advent Voices Live With Lynne Warfel – Nov. 30 – 6pm

Advent Voices is an hour of gorgeous, contemplative vocal music exploring the mystery of the season in songs about angels, mysterious stars, shepherds and stable animals.  Join Lynne Warfel for some of the most beautiful songs and stories of the season with performances by Bryn Terfel, the King’s Singers, Jessye Norman, Chanticleer and more.


Join us for the airing of last season’s performance of Florida Grand Opera’s Thais on November 22 at Noon and Nabucco on November 29th at noon.  Florida Grand Opera Flashback Live is presented with support from the Eunice Joyce Gardiner Charitable Foundation.  The foundation is pleased to support opera programming on Classical South Florida including the Met broadcasts and Florida Grand Opera Flashback Live. Hosted and produced by Mindy Ratner.


Tune in for our special series on Chopin Tuesdays at 1 P.M. and repeated again on Sundays at 11 A.M for the next 12 weeks. The Chopin Showcase is presented by the Chopin Foundation of the US, hosting the American National Chopin Competition, February 21 – March 1, 2015. The Showcase, hosted by Melissa Ousely and produced by Valerie Kahler, will include the music of Chopin as performed by some of its most important past winners and interpreters typically associated with Chopin’s music.


Concierto, produced by WDAV Classical Public Radio, is America’s first nationally distributed bilingual (Spanish-English) classical music program that calls special attention to the contributions to the art form by Latin-American and Spanish composers and performers.  The program is moving to 8 P.M. on Sundays on WKCP 89.7 FM and via online streaming!


Classical South Florida is giving away a trip for two on the SOLD OUT “River Rhapsody on the Danube” tour with Performance Today host Fred Child from June 22 – July 1, 2015.  The lucky winner will receive the travel experience of a lifetime that includes a tour package for two on “River Rhapsody on the Danube” and round trip airline tickets.

Get full details on prize and eligibility in the official rules. Give now, and you’ll be automatically entered to win! You don’t have to make a donation to enter.  Just fill out the online form.


You asked for it! Now, here it is: the Classical South Florida merchandise store online at Pretty Good Goods.  Members receive a special discount. Check your email for the monthly membership update for the special promo code. All proceeds support the music you love here at CSF.  You may order online here.

Holiday Programming

Tune in to Classical South Florida for holiday specials all season long.

Listen Holiday Classics: Our all-holiday music stream. Available through January 1.

Play it Forward

Classical South Florida is facilitating a 13-week drive to collect new or used, functioning musical instruments for donation to Miami Music Project, from Monday, Sept. 29 to Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 If you have an instrument you'd like to donate, you can "Play It Forward™"!

Upcoming Programs

Mondays, 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Sundays at noon

Top Score

Emily Reese

Host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.

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Thursdays, 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Fridays, 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

On the Town

Scott Blankenship

Scott Blankenship hosts this 5-minute weekly segment highlighting some of the best and unique events around South Florida.

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Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m.

New Classical Tracks™

Julie Amacher

Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

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Monday-Friday, 7-9 p.m.


Fred Child

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Weekdays at 6:00 a.m.

The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor®

Garrison Keillor

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Sundays 7-8 p.m.

From the Top

Garrison Keillor

Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, each broadcast presents five high-caliber performances along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians.

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Sunday 8 — 10 p.m. on 89.7


Concierto, produced by WDAV Classical Public Radio, is America's first nationally distributed bilingual (Spanish-English) classical music program that calls special attention to the contributions to the art form by Latin-American and Spanish composers and performers.


Wednesdays, 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Saturdays at 9 a.m.

Backstage with The New World Symphony

Elena See

Elena See introduces you to the best and brightest young instrumentalists at Miami's New World Symphony.


Tues. 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Sat. at 11 a.m.

Flicks in Five™

Lynne Warfel

Lynne Warfel takes you to the movies with great movies, their scores and the stories behind the cameras ... all in five minutes.


Weekdays, 7 a.m.

Composers Datebook®

John Zech

John Zech hosts Composers Datebook, a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Produced in association with the American Composers Forum.

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Sundays, 1-3 p.m.


Alison Young

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Sundays, 6-8 a.m.


Michael Barone

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Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sundays at 7 p.m. on 101.9 (West Palm Beach)

On The Money with Steve Pomeranz

Steve Pomeranz

On The Money features the advice and commentary of Steven L. Pomeranz, CFP. Learn and be protected on valuable money issues like financial planning, retirement issues, smart shopping, consumer news and more.

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Link in to the Arts

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