New York Philharmonic being conducted by Alan Gilbert
Courtesy of Chris Lee / PBS

New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony come to WKAR with new programs on 90.5 FM!

Victoria and Albert sitting in a chair.
Courtesy of Gareth Gatrell/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Victoria Season Two Passport Binge!

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
Courtesy of Bridgeman Images / PBS

Sun., Jan. 28, 10pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | William Cecil, Elizabeth I's spy master, discovers a conspiracy to assassinate the Queen.

We'll Meet Again | Premiere

Dec 15, 2017
Ann Curry portrait
Courtesy of ©photo by David Turnley / PBS

Tues., Jan. 23, 8pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Ann Curry to witness dramatic reunions between people separated during WWII.

I Am Not Your Negro | Independent Lens

Dec 15, 2017
James Baldwin pictured in the crowd
Courtesy of © Dan Budnik - All Rights Reserved / PBS

Mon., Jan. 15, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore James Baldwin’s unfinished book about race in America in this Oscar-nominated documentary.

Season 2 Premiere | Victoria | Masterpeice

Dec 15, 2017
Signature image for Victoria season 2
Courtesy of ©ITVStudios2017 for MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun., Jan. 14, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | New mother Victoria is eager to return to ruling; Albert’s friendship with Ada Lovelace is a threat.

Tony Bennett | Library of Congress

Dec 15, 2017
Tony Bennett pictured with Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden.
Courtesy of Cable Risdon Photography / PBS

Fri., Jan. 12, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | A tribute to Tony Bennett, with Michael Bublé, Wé McDonald, Bruce Willis and more.

Into the Amazon | American Experience

Dec 15, 2017
The Roosevelt Family poses for a picture in 1903
Courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library / PBS

Tues., Jan. 9, 9pm WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon's perilous journey into the dark and deadly heart of the Amazon rainforest.

Verdi Requiem | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 1, 2017
Music director directing his musicians
Jonathan Tichler / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Dec. 2 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | The performances of Verdi’s Requiem are dedicated to the memory of Dmitri Hvorostovsky. 

The Magic Flute | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 1, 2017
Main character Papageno performing
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Dec. 9 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | The Met’s English-language family version of Mozart’s enchanting masterpiece has become one of the city’s essential holiday traditions.

Norma | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 1, 2017
Main character Angela Meade
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Dec. 16 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | An extraordinary fusion of sublime melody, vocal challenge, and dramatic power.

The Merry Widow | Metropolitan Opera

Dec 1, 2017
Main character Susan Graham sings on stage
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Dec. 30 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Susan Graham sings the title role of the fabulous woman of the world who sets out to conquer glamorous old Paris and get the one thing that has eluded her—a commitment from her playboy first love.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir performing
Courtesy of Ed Thompson / PBS

Fri., Dec. 15 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate the holidays with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and world-renowned tenor, Rolando Villazon. 

Mary and Paul sitting at kitchen table, sharing favorite recipes for Christmas
Courtesy of LOVE PRODUCTIONS 2014 / PBS

Fri., Dec. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood for a masterclass that showcases festive favorites.

Handel's Messiah
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Sat. Dec. 22 at 2pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | MSU Faculty Recital Series presents Handel's Messiah LIVE from Wharton Center!