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WGBH Radio Boston

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Description

We've come a long way since the 1951 debut of WGBH Radio. Today, we deliver content that informs, inspires, and entertains millions -- at home, at work, in the classroom, in movie theaters, and more. Here in New England, our television channels include WGBH 2, WGBH 44, WGBH World, WGBH Create, 'GBH Kids, WGBH On Demand, Boston Kids & Family TV, and WGBH High-Definition. We also hold the license for Springfield, Mass., public broadcaster WGBY 57. You can find us on the radio at WGBH 89.7 (on Nantucket, heard on WNCK 89.5) and on our Cape and Islands NPR stations, WCAI 90.1 and WNAN 91.1.   WCRB, a service of WGBH, operates at 99.5 FM in Boston and NH, 88.7 in Providence, RI, and 89.7 HD 2.   WGBH productions are seen and heard across the United States and Canada. In fact, we produce more of the PBS prime-time and Web lineup than any other station. Teaching tools for schools and home-schooling, IMAX films, services for people with hearing or vision impairments...we're always looking for new ways to serve you! 

Pieces

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Yefim Bronfman is the guest soloist in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Charles Dutoit leads the BSO in Beethoven's Overture to "The Creatures of...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:00
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Soprano Renée Fleming sings in Dutilleux's "Le Temps l'Horloge" and selections from Canteloube's "Songs of the Auvergne," and François-Xavier Roth ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: :00
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Nikolai Lugansky is the guest soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, and Ken-David Masur leads the BSO in Aaron Jay Kernis's "Musica Celestis...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:00
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Flutist Elizabeth Rowe and harpist Jessica Zhou are the soloists in Mozart's Concerto in C for Flute and Harp, and François-Xavier Roth leads the B...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:58
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Yefim Bronfman is the guest soloist in Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Haydn's Symphony No. 30, "Alleluja," and ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:58
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Isabelle Faust is the guest soloist in Berg's Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 and the BSO and Ta...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:59
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Martin Helmchen is the guest soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor," and Christoph von Dohnanyi leads the BSO in Neuburger's "Aube"...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:59
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Pianist Louis Lortie is the guest soloist in Liszt's "Totentanz, for piano and orchestra," and Ken-David Masur leads the BSO in Chin's "Mannequin" ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:00
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Violinist Pinchas Zukerman is the guest soloist in Tchaikovsky's "Mélodie, for violin and orchestra" and "Andante cantabile for violin and strings,...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:59
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Frank Peter Zimmermann is the guest soloist in Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2, and Jakub Hrusa leads the BSO in Smetana's "Sarka" from "Ma Vlast," ...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:59
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Radu Lupu is the guest soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus and cast of vocal...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:59
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Mitsuko Uchida is the guest soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:59
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Violinist Renaud Capuçon is the guest soloist in Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole, and Alain Altinoglu leads the BSO in Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:00
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Tanglewood 2015 Generic Promo - from WCRB in Boston, a part of WGBH.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mozart's own violin, in its case, Credit: Greg Shea
The violin and viola once owned by Mozart himself speak through the composer's music during the Boston Early Music Festival, thanks to the Salzburg...

Bought by WDPR and KTXK


  • Added: Jun 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Individuals can take heroic steps to stop human trafficking, like the cab driver in Saigon who rescued 11- and 12-year-olds enslaved in garment fac...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 5
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Why would someone fly 8,500 miles and spend $4,000 dollars to pony up to a bar in Pattaya, Thailand? “If they go into Pattaya, it’s not because Pa...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, XRAY.fm, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 6
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Without ever knowing it, you may have driven the same routes, passed the same landmarks and used the same rest stops as today’s human trafficking n...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 5
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Phillip Martin travels to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to the home of a man whose 19-year old daughter was just rescued from a brothel in China. The ...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Two girls rescued from sex traffickers, Credit: Phillip Martin
Vietnam is losing its children. For years, girls and young women have been taken — kidnapped and trafficked across the border into Cambodia and so...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 5