Schedule

Sunday Symphonies schedule

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Monday - Friday

12 AM Nocturne (Beethoven Satellite Network)
Orchestral music on the Beethoven Satellite Network hosted by Peter Van De Graaff
5 AM

Morning Edition
NPR News, plus WVIK News hosted by Michelle O’Neill and Jay Pearce,  Marketplace Morning Report at 6:50 & 8:50 AM

9 AM The Writers Almanac
Garrison Keillor presents a radio almanac of facts and poetry related to each date
9:05 AM Morning Classics (9:05 - noon)
Classical music from the WVIK library, hosted by Dave Garner

Rock Island Lines at 11:00 am

12 PM

Perspective
Classical music selected from the WVIK library, hosted by Mindy Heusel

Composers Datebook 3 PM

4 PM All Things Considered
NPR News, plus WVIK News with Herb Trix and the Marketplace Tech Report at 4:45 pm.
5:30 PM

Marketplace   news on business, economics, and money for the rest of us.

6 PM

All Things Considered continues (NPR News, plus WVIK News with Herb Trix)

7 PM Monday: Inside Europe
Tuesday: Travel with Rick Steves
Wednesday: Latino USA (7:00)
Thursday: Art Talks
Friday: The Cities (7:00) & Illinois State Week in Review (7:30)
8 PM Performance Today - features timely recordings of recent performances of classical music. 
10 PM Orchestra Concerts - Including SymphonyCast, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and others.  


Saturday
12 AM Nocturne (Beethoven Satellite Network)
Classical music on the Beethoven Satellite Network hosted by Peter Van De Graaff.
7 AM Weekend Edition Saturday 
National News and features from NPR 
RiverWayStories - 3 minute locally-written essays covering a broad range of river related topics, 8:34 AM
9 AM Car Talk 
Entertaining and lighthearted answers to car repair questions from Tom & Ray Magliozzi.

10 AM

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! - For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the weeks news, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the odly infromative news quiz from NPR.

11 AM Saturday Morning Live! (portions recorded)
features Local interviews hosted by Don Wooten

The Writers Almanac at 11:00 am

12 PM Scribbles- Don Wooten and Roald Tweet muse about writing, poetry and craft.
12:30 PM World of Opera
Host Lisa Simeone brings listeners compelling performances from top opera companies.
4 PM All Things Considered
National News and features from NPR 
5 PM A Prairie Home Companion - hosted by Garrison Keillor featuring comedy sketches and music.
8 PM RME Radio Show
Local Musician 
9 PM

Swing Shift - NEW! Swing music with Don Wooten

10 PM Jazz After Hours
Jazz from the WVIK jazz library hosted by Don Wooten


Sunday
12 AM Quad Cities Jazz Channel
NEW! Replaces Big Band Jump, Jazz Inspired Jazz with Bob Parlocha
4 AM Harmonia
Host Angela Mariani casts new light on the music of the distant past.
5 AM Millennium of Music
An hour of early music, hosted by Robert Aubry Davis.
6 AM With Heart & Voice
Richard Gladwell hosts an hour of music from the choral & organ repertoire.
7 AM Weekend Edition Sunday
National News and features from NPR 
9 AM Sunday Baroque
Sunday Baroque with Suzanne Bona provides the perfect soundtrack for this unique day.

The Writers Almanac at 11:00 am

12 PM Krista Tippett on Being
Sunday at 12 Noon
1 PM Art Talks with Bruce Carter
A conversation among artists from around our region.
2 PM Perspective
Two hours of classical music selected from the WVIK library, hosted by Mindy Heusel

4 PM All Things Considered
National News and features from NPR 
5 PM A Prairie Home Companion  - hosted by Garrison Keillor featuring comedy sketches and music.
7 PM

Serenade
Classical Music with Michael Wahlmann, featuring occasional concerts at 7:00 pm.
Occasional Local Concert broadcasts at 7:00 pm