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

DSO broadcast Friday, May 24

Hear our Detroit Symphony Orchestra broadcast this Friday, May 24 at 10:40 a.m. We’ll hear Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto In D as well as Bela Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra. German Conductor David Afkham makes his DSO debut and violinist Veronika Eberle is the soloist for this performance. Hosted by Dave Wagner. See more concert details […]

Sarah Calderini interview

As the Ann Arbor Symphony wraps up its 2023/24 season at Hill Auditorium with Beethoven’s 9th. Executive Director Sarah Calderini talks with Peter about next season – and LVB’s mighty Choral Symphony… Listen HERE

Janacek & “The Cunning Little Vixen” Podcast

Learn more about Leos Janacek and his opera The Cunning Little Vixen in this short feature put together by 90.9’s Jenna Dell and Adam Hinton. Listen HERE Detroit Opera performs The Cunning Little Vixen May 11, 17 and 19.

Bach Socks!

Show your feet a little class. Classical music that is! Try on some Bach socks, they’re our newest thank you item. For a donation of $50 to 90.9 you can get one for each foot. You can make a donation now by calling (866) 909-9725 or donating online HERE. Thanks!

Ticket Tuesday!

Each Tuesday listen for your chance to win as we give away tickets to performances from great local organizations. Dr. Dave is first up with giveaways 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on “The Morning Drive” and then Peter Whorf gives you more chances to win 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on “Midday Music”. Just listen […]

This week’s Classical Playlists

Air Date / Time / Title / Composer / Orchestra / Performer MONDAY Mon 05/20/2024 6:00am “Sylvia”: Procession of Bacchus Delibes, Leo Paris Opera Orchestra Mon 05/20/2024 6:08am “In a Nutshell” Suite: Pastoral Grainger, Percy City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Mon 05/20/2024 6:17am “Albion” Polka Op. 102 Strauss, Johann II Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Mon 05/20/2024 […]

Sunday Back-to-Back Concert Broadcasts

You can hear concert broadcasts from across the Great Lakes region and from Michigan State University on Sunday afternoons when Great Lakes Concerts and MSU in Concert air at 4 and 5 p.m. You’ll also be able to hear your favorite episodes of Pipedreams and Wind & Rhythm any time at https://www.pipedreams.org/ and http://www.windandrhythm.com/

Now Hiring Host/Producer!

We’re looking for an On-Air Classical Music Host & Producer!!🎙️ A 90.9 WRCJ On-Air Classical Music Host & Producer is responsible for hosting a multi-hour classical music program in a knowledgeable, entertaining way. The On-Air host may also conduct interviews and may or may not be required to select the music to be presented. The […]

Composer Buttons

These fun, caricature-style composer buttons are the perfect addition to any musician’s collection. They can be yours for a gift of $60 to 90.9. Choose from Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Hildegard of Bingen, Johannes Brahms and Duke Ellington. Donate HERE.

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 […]