Online Listening

The web is chock full of classical music resources. Don’t have time to find them on your own? Here's our guide to the best of the best.

Bay Area Radio Online

Record Shelf

Host Jim Svejda reviews a wide variety of classical recordings and highlights renowned classical artists. He provides listeners with guides to the best readily available recordings and creates sketches of the lives of some of the most famous composers and performers of classical music.

Broadcast Monday's at 10pm on KALW 91.7FM

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KDFC

SF’s own classical music radio station streams its live broadcasts in real time. Regular broadcasts of local performances include the SF Symphony every Tuesday evening at 8pm, and the SF Opera at 8pm the first Sunday of every month. Podcasts relating to the Opera broadcasts are also available from KDFC.
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KALW

SFUSD’s public radio station features music programming on many evenings and streams in real time. Regular classical broadcasts include Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Mondays at 10pm; Music from Other Minds Fridays at 11pm; and the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra on select Sunday afternoons. Check online program guide for up-to-date schedule.
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NPR: Making a Living as a Musician in the Bay Area

Local flutist Tod Brody was recently interviewed for a segment on NPR's All Things Considered.  The interview is part of a regular program called How Artists Make Money

For more on the program go How Artists Make Money.
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WGBH

Boston’s public radio station offers this classical-dedicated online outlet.
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NPR

NPR has extensive music site, with links to broadcast features as well as music to stream and download. Excellent classical offerings.  Also has links to other NPR stations across US that offer classical programming.
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BBC

The BBC offers free classical streaming, as well as other music genres.
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BBC Radio 3

BBC’s Radio 3 also offers a wide range of classical programming, plus podcasts.
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ClassicOL.com

This site lists 155 online radio stations for streaming classical music from around the world (many languages).
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Classicalwebcast.com

Lists and provides links to 77 internet radio outlets for classical music in English-speaking world.
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