WFIT Features

A program of seasonal music -- mostly Christmas, but a few other celebrations of note as well. The program will conclude with the Saint Saens Christmas Oratorio.

Thursday at 10:00 pm at 89.5 FM and streaming live at WFIT.org

Tune in to Exploring Jazz tonight at 10 pm tonight and learn about the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra’s New Year’s Eve Gala fundraiser,  “Puttin’ On The Ritz.” Joel Greenblatt will interview William Rogan, Development Director for the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra (SCSO), Aaron Collins, Artistic Director, Eric Lee, President of the SCSO and Bill Trudean, Communications Director.

http://www.spacecoastsymphony.org/events/puttin-on-the-ritz-357.php

This week's broadcast of Mozart's Attic will be devoted entirely to a complete and uninterrupted performance of Handel's oratorio, The Messiah. 

Sir Colin Davis conducts the London Symphony Orchestra and Choir in an authentic reading of the original 1743 London score with soloists Heather Harper, Helen Watts, John Wakefield, and John Shirley-Quirk.

Tune in for Mozart's Attic every Thursday evening from 10 p.m. until midnight. You never know what you might come across in the attic.

Join Jeanne Kelly and Blues With A Twist on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 9pm for a lively conversation with awarding winning Australian Blues artist Anni Piper.

Anni began playing guitar at 12 years old in her native Australia. Piper’s musical ability has led to several awards including a finalist for “Best Female Vocalist” at the 2008 Australian Blues Music Awards.

Be sure to tune in for some music from “Down Under” this Tues. 9pm on WFIT 89.5FM.

With its exotic scales and rhythms, the music of Hungary has long has an outsize influence on the music of Europe. Composers, native and non- have brought the music of the peasantry, the Roma, and other influences as well to the concert stage. We take a look at some of the music of this relatively small nation with the music of Bartok, Kodaly, Liszt, Brahms, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and others on this week's program.

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