Programs A-Z

  • All That Jazz debuted on the air in 1986 when KACU became a public broadcasting station, and was produced weekly for nearly 30 years. The show is hosted and produced by Dr. Cone Johnson (Nov. 20, 1956 - Jan. 21, 2015), better known as "Dr. Jazz...

  • Produced by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation, BEALE STREET CARAVAN features blues performances recorded at festivals and clubs, as well as interviews of various blues musicians by well-known blues personalities. This one-hour program is...

  • Unlike any other show, this is the Blues Heritage showcase. This Chicago-based, nationally syndicated public radio program explores, preserves, and popularizes the various eras and genre of Blues Heritage.

  • Hailed as the number one US Orchestra in the world by the venerable British publication Gramophone, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra produces live recorded weekly shows from the concerts from Symphony Center in Chicago, Illinois, under the...

  • We seek to improve the quality of life of many through musical expression. Music has the power to inspire, lift the spirit, ease suffering, and heal the listener. The classical guitar and its ancient musical ancestors are uniquely qualified in...

  • Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of...

  • Fiesta! is an original production devoted to Latino concert music and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to KACU. The acclaimed composer, musician, performer, and professor Elbio Barilari is the...

  • For the past decade, From the Top has been the preeminent showcase for America’s best young musicians. Through award-winning NPR and PBS programs, online media, a national tour of live events, and education programs, From the Top shares the...

  • HEARTS of SPACE grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music. Beginning in 1973, Hill hosted a weekly late-night radio program on KPFA-FM in the San Francisco Bay area. What began...

  • The Los Angeles Philharmonic has been hailed as on of the leading performing arts institutions since it’s founding in 1919.  Known as one of the world’s outstand orchestras, each program will present far more than a regular symphony concert....

  • Night Sounds began on KACU in the early 1990s by host and producer, Kyle McAlister.  Covering a variety of styles, Night Sounds features ambient, contemporary and New Age music .  Each week, McAlister takes listeners on a voyage through music...

  • Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program, with more than 1.3 million weekly listeners on more than 260 stations around the country.

    Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard...

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra proudly brings one of the nation's top-ranking orchestras to classical music lovers nationwide. As indicated by the thousands of letters fans send in each season, Manfred Honeck and the PSO richly deserve their...

  • Hosted by KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures, now heard internationally on more than...

  • Relevant Tones is a weekly exploration of the most fascinating time in classical music history: right now. From up-and-coming firebrands to established artists, this series features music and in-person interviews from the hottest festivals...

  • Performances from San Francisco's Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.

  • Listeners will travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico through the sound of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s superbly recorded concerts and recitals. As one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival is...

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concertos, George...

  • The Appetizer Radio Show began as a project in 2003 while host D. Grant Smith was studying in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department at Abilene Christian University and working as a student announcer at KACU. The program covers styles...

  • Hosted by Elliot Forrest, this one-hour show features recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. The program is filled with enlightening commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and the...

  • The two-hour radio program, which is broadcast and syndicated nationally 52 weeks a year by the WFMT Radio Network, represents virtually the Orchestra’s entire 2009–10 season. It includes interviews with Philharmonic musicians, guest artists,...