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.

Caption: The Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA
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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: Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra, Credit: Mark Ryan
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals is at the gateway to the Catskills, with a visit to the annual Chamber Music Festival ...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Caption: Norfolk Chamber Music Festival performers
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival in Litchfield, CT.

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  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Caption: The Elms (Newport, RI)
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the many elegant performance venues of Rhode Island's historic Newport Music Fe...

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  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 59:31
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Caption: Central VT Chamber Music Festival, Credit: Robert Eddy
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals goes right to the middle of Vermont, for this visit to the Central Vermont Chamber Mus...

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, WFIU, and WMNR


  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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Caption: Bennington College Jenning Music Building, Credit: Jared C. Benedict
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals stops in historic Bennington, VT for a visit to the annual Chamber Music Conference an...

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  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Aston Magna Music Festival, Credit: Festival archives
Classical New England goes to the Berkshires for the Aston Magna Music Festival.

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  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Manchester Music Festival , Credit: Festival archives
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits the Manchester Music Festival in the shadow of scenic Mount Equinox in Manchest...

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  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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Caption: Lake Champlain at Sunset, Credit: Ahodges7
Classical New England's travelogue of summer music festivals visits Burlington, VT in this episode. With beautiful Lake Champlain as the backdrop, ...

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  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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Encore broadcast of the 2007 season-closing concert at Tanglewood, featuring Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducting the Tanglewood Music Center Orche...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:57:00
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Recorded at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square on the 50th anniversary of the day the Club 47 opened in 1958, the program (in the best of folk t...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMNF, Chris Boros, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2008
  • Length: 58:24
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