Best of Hour Detroit Again
Congratulations to Program Director Dave Wagner and Music Director Jim Dantzer. The 2015 “Best of Hour Detroit” Awards named Dave “best radio voice” and Jim’s music selections rated “best playlist” for the second year in a row. Thanks for your votes!
The Challenge is On
WRCJ 90.9 FM is seeking funding for its Signal Improvement Project to strengthen our broadcast signal, increase its reliability, and enhance the service that listeners have come to expect from the region’s only classical and jazz public radio station. Your special gift will be DOUBLED by WRCJ Kresge Society members, up to $102,500, and will help support the Signal Improvement Project. Donate Now >
The Civic In Concert | Saturday, May 23 at 5 pm (repeated Sunday, May 24 at noon)
The DSO Civic Orchestra performs its Season Finale concert, recorded in Orchestra Hall on May 1st. Hosted by Jimmy Rhoades and Civic violinist Lauren Pankin.
The Listening Room | Sunday, May 24 at 10 am
On the last Listening Room of the season, in the 11a hour we honor Memorial Day with Johannes Brahms’ moving “A German Requiem,” featuring soprano Kathleen Battle and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by James Levine.
Film Classics | 6pm Sunday, May 24, 2015
“GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY”
Music from the 2014 movie adaptation of the Marvel comics series, with not only the original score by Tyler Bates, but also the AWESOME MIX TAPE that Peter Quill’s mother gave to him. No appearance, however, by Howard the Duck.
The Civic Jazz Orchestra in Concert | Sunday, May 24 at 7 pm
The DSO Civic Jazz Orchestra wraps up their season with a concert recorded on April 17th in the Music Box of the Max Fisher Music Center. Kris Johnson leads the Civic Jazz Orchestra in charts by Duke Ellington, Frank Foster and John Clayton. Chris Felcyn hosts with Detroit School of Arts (DSA) trumpeter Trunino Lowe.
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