Jazz After Dinner

Presented by Rhumbline Restaurant: Friday evenings at 8:00 PM join award winning pianist, Grammy nominated composer, and Steinway Artist Joe Parillo as he brings you an hour of some of the best Jazz on the planet.

Conducting Conversations

Presented by Roberts Musical Instruments: Every Sunday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 PM join Mike Maino for an hour of music and conversation with notable people in the arts.

WCRI’s Festival Series

WCRI’s Festival Series Featuring The Newport Music Festival, presented by Hyundai of Newport: Sundays at 9:00pm, we capture that sense of place – the natural beauty, the excitement of the music, the fun – in this series of broadcasts from the worlds greatest music festivals.

American A cappella

At 9pm on the last Sunday of every month join hosts Mike Maino and Jamie Jones for American A cappella. You’ll get a taste of the best a cappella music along with a few candid interviews with people who have shaped this great American art form!

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ALBINONI: Concerto a cinque in D, Opus 7 #6 (London Virtuosi/Georgiadis, John; Camden, Anthony, oboe) Naxos Records 8.553035

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Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 64F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

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    I'm always receiving all sorts of notices and announcements, many of them routine, predictable and uninteresting. I spare you those. But one that arrived last week practically hopped out from among the others for its unusualness.  It was about a rabbit.The news release came from an out-of-state animal welfare group upset about what it said was […]
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    To determine the percentage of areas in which high-risk Level III sex offenders could live in Providence, The Providence Journal started with a map of school parcels provided by the Providence Police Department. Using mapping software, we drew 300-ft. and 1,000-ft. boundaries around each school. We used map files from the Rhode Island Geographic Information System, […]

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December 13, 2012 Uncategorized Comments Off on Tell Your Friends About the Classical Station!

We are always welcoming new listeners to WCRI but we could use your help! Tell your friends & family about WCRI and the music & programs you enjoy. We appreciate your help and we will continue to bring you the best blend of classical music and local arts programming we can offer! Thank you.