Kirsten Flagstad is thought by many to be the definitive Wagnerian soprano. In the Norwegian soprano's two decades at the Metropolitan Opera, she only sang two non-Wagnerian roles. One of those was Gluck's Alceste, with which she made her farewell to the Met. Tune in to Saturday Night At The Opera on February 6th to hear her in this role in what would be one of her final opera recordings. In this 1957 radio broadcast from...
Tune in to Afternoon New Music this Wednesday, February 3 at 3 pm for an exclusive in-studio interview with trumpet player Peter Evans. The program will last 2.5 hours, featuring an exclusive interview as well as recordings from the Peter Evans Quintet, its members, and more.
The Peter Evans Quintet will be performing live at Roulette this Friday, February 5 at 8 pm. The quintet will play a partially improvised set of all new music and will feature guest saxophonists Ingrid
Join us at WKCR this Saturday, January 30th as we celebrate the 105th birthday anniversary of one of the foundational figures of the Swing Era, jazz trumpeter Roy “Little Jazz” Eldridge. Known for his signature boldness in rhythm and sound, Eldridge is often accredited for his role in bridging the musical styles and approaches of Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie. Born in 1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Eldridge spent the early years of his career touring with a number of dance
As of January 1, 2016, WKCR has no longer been able to provide online programming. We are in the process of renegotiating the contract that allows us to legally stream our content over the Internet and will update you as soon as possible. We regret that we are unable to provide this service. WKCR will continue to broadcast on 89.9 FM and 89.9 HD 1 radio as we work towards a long-term solution. Please address all further questions and concerns you may have to