ALL ARTS Radio Hour ALL ARTS Radio Hour brings a wide array of arts programming to listeners each week with an eclectic mix of pop, contemporary and classical music, along with interviews, poetry, dramatic performance and more. Listeners can tune in to ALL ARTS Radio Hour weekly for a rich mix of the very best in arts and culture over the air at 88.3 WLIW-FM, live streaming on wliw.org/radio and free, on-demand on favorite streaming apps and popular podcast platforms.
ALL ARTS Radio Hour

ALL ARTS Radio Hour

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ALL ARTS Radio Hour brings a wide array of arts programming to listeners each week with an eclectic mix of pop, contemporary and classical music, along with interviews, poetry, dramatic performance and more. Listeners can tune in to ALL ARTS Radio Hour weekly for a rich mix of the very best in arts and culture over the air at 88.3 WLIW-FM, live streaming on wliw.org/radio and free, on-demand on favorite streaming apps and popular podcast platforms.

Most Recent Episodes

In Concert With Chamber Music Society - Ravel and Debussy

This episode of "In Concert With CMS" opens with Ravel's sublime "String Quartet in F-Major." The composer's use of sound coloration is a singular treat. Following that, you'll hear Brahms's "A-Minor Trio" for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano. Brahms takes full advantage of the somber sound of both clarinet and cello to create a poignant emotional journey. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programming

In Concert With Chamber Music Society - Bach and Chausson

A program of musical fantasy and romance awaits you on this episode of "In Concert With CMS." First up is Bach's "Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue," a virtuosic work for solo keyboard featuring a flurry of ominous and surprising harmonies. Following that is Chauasson's work of grand romanticism, his "Concerto in D-Major" for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programming

In Concert With Chamber Music Society - Barber and Schumann

Two divine sonatas await you on this episode of "In Concert With CMS." First up is Barber's moody and lyrical Cello Sonata, completed when the composer was only 22 years old. You'll then hear Schumann's second Violin Sonata. Composed in a burst of creative energy over the course of three weeks, Schumann's sonata is virtuosic, full of passion, and a joy to hear. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programming.

In Concert with Chamber Music Society - Prokofiev and Shostakovich

In this episode of "In Concert With CMS" you'll hear a lovely conversation between violin and piano with Prokofiev's "Second Violin Sonata in D-Major." Following that is a different flavor of Russian chamber music: the passionate and ironic "Piano Trio in E-Minor" from Dmitri Shostakovich, dedicated to the composer's late friend Ivan Sollertinsky. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programs.

In Concert with Chamber Music Society - Kreisler and Mendelssohn

This episode of "In Concert With CMS" features back-to-back quartets. The first is Kreisler's four-movement "A-Minor String Quartet," a tribute to the composer's birthplace of Vienna. Following that, you'll hear Mendelssohn's "C-Minor Piano Quartet." This four movement work was composed when Mendelssohn was only 13 years old, and already contains the composer's melodicism and romanticism. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programs.

In Concert with Chamber Music Society - Mozart and Dvorák

This episode of "In Concert With CMS" features two great works of chamber music for strings. The first is Mozart's brooding C-minor String Quintet. This minor-key work is full of melancholy, but eventually gives way to an explosive major-key finale. Then, enjoy Dvorák's splendid A major String Sextet. This piece features the folk song textures that are an integral part of Dvorák's musical toolkit. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programs.

In Concert with Chamber Music Society - Mozart and Brahms

In this episode of "In Concert With CMS," enjoy The D Major Flute Quartet by Mozart. You'll hear as Mozart wonderfully treats the flute like a first violin, letting it float along across three relaxed movements. Following that, enjoy Johannes Brahms's first Piano Quartet in G minor. In typical Brahms fashion, this piece features a complex display of musicality. Watch the program here. Find more award-winning ALL ARTS programming.

Songwriters Under The Covers with Victoria Shaw - Tommy Shaw and Garth Brooks

7-time CMA Entertainer of the Year and the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history, Garth Brooks ("The River," "The Dance"), joins Styx front man Tommy Shaw ("Renegade," "High Enough") for a night of songs and stories. Ruby Amanfu is a special guest. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programs here.

Songwriters Under The Covers with Victoria Shaw - Keb' Mo', Jim Photoglo, and Essex County

Five-time Grammy Award winner Keb' Mo' ("Old Me Better," "Just Like You"), joins Jim Photoglo, hitmaker to the stars (Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Dusty Springfield, Alabama), for a night of songs and stories. Essex County is a special guest. Watch the program here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programming.

Songwriters Under The Covers with Victoria Shaw - Keb' Mo', Jim Photoglo, and Essex County

Songwriters Under The Covers with Victoria Shaw - Roger Cook, Jess Leary, and Cooper Alan

Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and hitmaking legend, Roger Cook ("I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing"), joins hit writer and songstress Jess Leary ("Where the Green Grass Grows") for a night of songs and stories. Cooper Alan is a special guest. Watch the episode here. Watch more award-winning ALL ARTS programming.

Songwriters Under The Covers with Victoria Shaw - Roger Cook, Jess Leary, and Cooper Alan