WGBH Radio Boston

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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! 

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Concerts by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, direct from the fabled acoustics of Boston's Symphony Hall. A continuous tradition by WGBH Boston since 1951. NOTE: Programs are only available to stations within the six-state region of New England and the Capital region of New York State.

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Short form feature about classical music in Massachusetts

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Julia Child takes us through some of her favorite recipes.

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Arts and culture in the words of famous Americans. Produced with assistance from Viki Merrick and Andrew Parrella.

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Classical New England serves up the full flavor of the places, personalities, and great performances of New Englands’s first-class summer music festivals.

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Tanglewood 2015 Generic Promo - from WCRB in Boston, a part of WGBH

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Classical New England presents The Music of Downton, a series of short thematic features about British music from the early-20th century era of the popular Masterpiece Classic series, "Downton Abbey".

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WGBH Senior Investigative Reporter, Phillip Martin, traveled in the U.S. and across East Asia to explore the modern slave trade of human trafficking. He examines the routes from New York to New England and from East Asia to New York and connects the dots.


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Caption: Round Church-Richmond, VT, Credit: Cheryl Willoughby
Classical New England's Cheryl Willoughby is your tour guide for a seasonal sleigh ride around the region, visiting the unique places where live Ch...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba comes to America for the first time in a concert at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Credit: The VSO
Classical New England's travelogue of regional music festivals catches up with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra during their annual end-of-summer tou...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Caption: (L to R) Kenneth Radnofsky; Marc-André Hamelin; Richard Stoltzman , Credit: Melinda Gordon
Classical New England celebrates the revolutionary French composer, with pianist Marc-André Hamelin, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, saxophonist Ken...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:31
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Caption: Elley-Long Music Center (Colchester, VT)
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival today in Colchester, VT.

Bought by KZYX and Vermont Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:30
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Caption: Jaffrey Center Meeting House
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals is in Peterborough, NH at the Monadnock Music Festival.

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits coastal Maine for the annual Bowdoin International Music Festival.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the "grand-daddy of all music festivals" in Marlboro, VT.

Bought by WFIU and WMNR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:30
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Caption: Newburyport at sunset
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals sets sail for the annual chamber music festival in the seaside city of Newburyport, MA.

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Caption: Shalin Liu Performance Center - Rockport, MA
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the annual chamber music festival in scenic Rockport, MA.

Bought by WFIU and WMNR


  • Added: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 2