Every day, 90.9 broadcasts classical music and jazz through well-curated playlists and programs.

Eternal Echoes for Hanukkah

Thursday at 6pm Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Jewish music scholar and performer Hankus Netsky join host James David Jacobs for an hour of songs and stories celebrating the holiday known as “The Festival of Lights.” Itzhak Perlman, universally recognized as one of the world’s greatest classical violinists, has in the last few years devoted himself […]

DSO broadcast this Friday

We will be broadcasting the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s concert LIVE this Friday, December 8 at 10:40 a.m. Conductor Jader Bignamini leads the orchestra in Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Montgomery Variations by Margaret Bonds and pianist Sergei Babayan performs Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony. Hosted by Dave Wagner. For more info on the concert click […]

“A Ragtime Christmas” CD

Check out our new thank you item A Ragtime Christmas from Michigan’s professional theater orchestra dedicated to preserving and restoring ragtime, the River Raisin Ragtime Revue. Recorded in Plymouth, MI, this album features lots of Christmas favorites and can be yours for a donation of $25 to 90.9. Just call (866) 909-9725 or click HERE.

2023 Holiday Concert Series

This December at the Community House in Birmingham bask in the beautiful sound of the symphony! Experience a RARE opportunity to sit beside extraordinarily talented musicians performing for you and your friends in an intimate setting! Enjoy outstanding desserts and cash bar throughout the evening. After the performance, musicians will join the audience for the […]

Linda Yohn interviews Kris Johnson

Linda Yohn host of 90.9’s Swing Set talks to Kris Johnson, who is the director of the Paradise Theatre Big Band and is having a very special concert on Friday, November 17th. Listen to the interview HERE.

DSO Guest Conductor Kevin John Edusei

90.9’s Peter Whorf speaks with Detroit Symphony Orchestra guest conductor Kevin John Edusei about this week’s program featuring a world premiere, a beloved violin concerto and Alexander Zemlinsky’s The Mermaid.  Listen HERE

Jader Bignamini Feature

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jader Bignamini opens the DSO season with violinist Gil Shaham and one of the instrument’s most beloved works. Listen to our feature HERE

Dr. Dave’s Drive Time Elixir CD

Tired of your boring drive to work? Does the idea of traffic keep you up at night? Are you haunted by the sound of honking? Fear not, for Dr. Dave has concocted the perfect mix of lighthearted classics and orchestrated tunes in his DRIVE-TIME ELIXIR! Who knows, when you pop in this CD, you might […]

Eco Tote – Price Cut!

It seems like everywhere you look prices are going up. Well not at 90.9. We’re anti-inflation! Now for the reduced donation amount of $25, you can get our royal blue reusable tote featuring the 90.9 logo. It’s made from 20% post-industrial recycled content, with dual reinforced 20-inch carrying handles, bottom gussets and matching covered cardboard […]

Jazz Thank You Items

We have two jazz thank you albums each for a donation of $90. First is Planet D Nonet’s Blues To Be There: A Salute to Duke Ellington CD. Detroit’s nine-time award-winning swing band pays tribute to their biggest influence in the latter part of his career. We also have the album Joys by John Tbone […]